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The post graduate Department of studies and research in Microbiology was established in main campus during 2005. The department is presently housed at the bio-science complex. The new building has spacious furnished laboratory, theory and seminar hall. The department has good facility for teaching and research.
The course content is designed to cover all the aspects of Microbiology and practical orientation for microbiological methods. In order to encourage the students to take up research programs every year, the department is organizing special lecture series and seminars by inviting scientists from well recognized national and international Institutes.
The staff members are engaged in teaching, research and extension programs. The department has organizing seminars/ conference/ workshop to update the knowledge of students and research scholars.
Name of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Microbiology Year of Establishment 2005-06 Name of the Chairman Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Reseach in Microbiology
Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri,
Shankaraghatta 577 451
Phone: +91(0)8282-256263, Fax: 08282-256262
Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake M.Sc., CBCS, Two-year, Four Semesters B.Sc.,in Biological Sciences or B.Sc.,(Ag) or MBBS 40 M. Phil Full-time: One year, Part-time: Two years M.Sc., 02 Ph. D 3-5 Years M.Sc., 05 Syllabus
Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialisation 1 Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy Ph.D Assistant Professor Medical Microbiology, Immunology and enzymology 2 Dr. B. Thippeswamy M.Sc., Ph.D Assistant Professor Agricultural Microbiology, Plant Pathology,Environmental Microbiology and Mycology
Research Project Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status 1 Antioxidant, Antibacterial and Insecticidal potency of Carum Carvi Kuvempu University Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 35000 Completed 2 Biogas production from the potential aquatic feed stock Ipomea reptans poir. L Kuvempu University Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 50000 Completed 3 Kinetics of Immunological Memory Response induced by Scorpion Toxin UGC Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy DR. A.N. Rajeswara Achur 1073165 Completed 4 Dynamics of neurotoxic and Immunotoxic stress signals induced by scorpion venom and their impact on enhancing immunological memory response SERB-DST Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 600000 Completed 5 Integrated disease management: An alternative approach for effective control of Kyasanur Forest Disease by a novel and biological immunomodulator and the acaricide VGST Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 4000000 Ongoing Research Scholar Sl.No. Research Scholar Title of Thesis Guide Registration ID 1 Santhosh K N Dynamics of immune signals induced by scorpion venom and their impact on microbial immune response Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 241 2 Shruthi Dynamics of amylases and cellulases from native fungal isolates Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 242 3 Navya Nagaraj Phytochemical and Antityphoidal properties of Simarouba glauca DC. against Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 244 4 Veena Hegde Evaluation of Antidiarrhoeal Properties of Simarouba amara (Aubl.)against Enterotoxigenic Esherichia coli Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 243 5 Prashantha J Evaluation of phytochemicals from Simarouba glauca DC against pyogenic bacteria Dr. N.B. Thippeswamy 317