our vision

To achieve economic and social equity for women and through them strengthen the Nation to usher in an egalitarian society.

To become a globally recognised Women's University.

our mission

To sensitize young women to their rights and place in society through advancement and application of relevant knowledge.

Undertaking

Declaration

The College will abide by all the regulations of the UGC which are enforced from time to time.

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SELF-SUPPORTING DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

ABOUT US

The Department of Microbiology was inaugurated by Dr. Sunithi Solomon, Director, Y. R. Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE), Tamil Nadu in 1997 with 30 Undergraduate students. In 2006, the Department was upgraded to a Postgraduate status. The course comprises of different branches of Microbiology like General Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Soil Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology. The course also includes Immunology, Molecular Biology and Application Oriented Subjects like Bioinstrumentation, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics which help the students pursue higher studies.

Our students are placed as Microbiologists, Research and Development Scientists, School Teachers, Assistant Professors, Proof Editors in Scientific Journals and Websites, etc.

SEMINAR / CONFERENCE ORGANIZED

National Seminar on Frontiers in Biological Science at Ethiraj College for Women – 2008.

National Congress on Bioscience Research in collaboration with Biolim Centre for Science at Ethiraj College for Women – 2011.

National Seminar on Career Prospects in Life Sciences at Ethiraj College for Women – 2017

EXTENSION ACTIVITY:

Awareness Programme on Personal Hygiene and Cleanliness at N.K.T.SchoolTriplicane2017

STAFF PROFILE

Name and qualification: Dr.Mrs. K. KRISHNA PREMA, M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET

Designation: Associate Professor and Head

Area of Expertise: Microbiology

Name and qualification: Dr. Mrs. V. GAYATHRI M.Sc.,M. Phil., Ph.D., SET

Designation: Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Immunology,Molecular Biology and Applied Microbiology.

Name and qualification: Dr. Mrs.  C. GANGA BAHEERATHI M.Sc. M.Phil.,Ph.D 

Designation: Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: General Microbiology, Soil and Agriculture Microbiology, Environment Microbiology, Food Microbiology.

Name and qualification: Dr.Mrs. A. SUBHASHINI M.Sc., Ph.D.,SLET

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Medical Microbiology.

Name and qualification: Dr. ( Mrs) ANUSHA BALASINGH, M.Sc .,M.Phil .,Ph.D .,PGDMLT

Designation: Associate Professor

Area of Expertise: Microbial Genetics,Molecular Biology.

Name and qualificatiuon: Dr. S. NANDHINI M.Sc., PhD ,NET

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Industrial Microbiology and Biostatistics.

Name and qualification: Mrs. M.LINNETT NAVEENA M.Sc.,NET

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Soil and Agricultural Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology

Name and qualification: Dr.Vidhya C.V. M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET Qualified

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Immunology, Molecular biology, Microbial Genetics,Medical Bacteriology and Mycology.

Name and qualification:Mrs. MARY SHEELA  M.Sc.,M. Phil.,

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Virology and Bioinformatics.

Name and qualification:Mrs. C. SANGEETHA VANI M.Sc., M. Phil.,(Ph.D.,)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Name and qualification: Dr. Mrs. M.REENAA  M.Sc., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Immunology RESEARCH ARTICLE PUBLISHED.

Name and qualification: Mrs. G.PADMINI MARY M.Sc., SET

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise: Parasitology & General Microbiology.