Department of Microbiology


 Welcome to Microbiology (MB)

  • The world of microorganisms and their applications will be studied in the Department of Microbiology which is introduced by Vijayanagara Sri krishna Devaraya University in the year 2019. The Department mainly focus on the post graduate programme and PhD programme in order to nurture and educate the students at master degree and doctorate level.

Vision Statement:

  • To create excellence, quality, innovative thinking and intellectual ideas in nurturing young minds of our country. To develop the reputation, recognition and standards of Vijayanagara sri krishnadevaraya university Ballari, at national and worldwide.

Mission Statement:

  • To give basic and advanced infrastructure for the establishment of post graduate programme in Msc Microbiology in order to provide knowledge and understanding the basic concepts of microbiology at master degree level.
  • To promote knowledge, scientific relevance in the field of microbiology at PhD level.
  • To create societial impact and develop entreprunship for young and rural people. To develop eco friendly low price technologies, go green concepts.
  • To promote placements to post graduate and research students of microbiology
  • To Train and provide skills in the field of Microbiology such as disease diagnosis, food, soil and water analysis, agriculture, environmental and industrial sectors.

Area Of Research:

 Microbial bioactive molecules (primary and secondary metabolites) and biopolymers.
 Enzyme technology, Fermentation technology and bio processing.
 Food and Agriculture Microbiology.
 Molecular diagnostic Microbiology, Multi drug resistance and clinical research
 Molecular biology, biological databases, computational biology and genetic engineering, GMOs and transgenics.
 Metagenomics and transcriptomics
 Microbial taxonomy and identification of novel microorganisms.
 Protein engineering and peptide research.
 Microbial synthesis of nanoparticals.
 Microbial ecology and environmental Microbiology- xenobiotics, biodegradation, bioremediation and bioleaching.

Department of Microbiology




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Dr.Krishnaveni R

Assistant Professor



Department of Microbiology
Janana Sagara Campus
Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Bellary- 583105