• Sree Siddaganga College of Arts , Science and Commerce For Women
    Affiliated to tumkur University, Recognized by Govt, of Karnataka
    Reaccredited by NAAC: B+ Grade
    Tumkur , Karnataka

Micro Biology

 

VISION

Update the young minds to provide a conductive learning environment and Student friendly atmosphere that allows to  achieve  Academic excellence about the Knowledge in all aspects of Microbial Science.

MISSION

  • To develop immense general knowledge in different branches of Microbiology.
  • To develop creative thinking, scientific reasoning, competent knowledge to face the global challenges.
  • To develop practical skills in the field of Microbiology.
  • To empower the students to promote research in basic sciences.
  • To create general awareness on the role of Microbiology  in  Human Welfare.
  • The department of Microbiology was started in the year 1995 under the headship of Prof. P. Channabasappa.
  • Presently the department is headed by Prof. G. Chidananada Murthy  with  two  staff  members, Mrs.  N  and   Mrs. Deepthi.K. Murthy  and with an attender.
  • The department laboratory is well equipped with good quality equipments articles, glass wares and chemicals.
  • The department is maintaining a departmental library with 50 books and the students can make use of it. The department has a preparation room.
  • The department has initiated student’s project, seminars on various issues of microbiology.
  • The department employs innovative teaching concepts using power point presentations. The department also has internet facilities to update the knowledge among both teachers and students.

 

  Brief History of the Department

 The department of Microbiology was started in the year 1995 under the headship of Prof. P. Channabasappa.

 Presently the department is headed by Prof. G. Chidananada Murthy  with  two  staff  members, Mrs.  N  and   Mrs. Deepthi.K. Murthy  and with an attender.

 The department laboratory is well equipped with good quality equipments articles, glass wares and chemicals.

 The department is maintaining a departmental library with 50 books and the students can make use of it. The department has a preparation room.

 The department has initiated student’s project, seminars on various issues of microbiology.

 The department employs innovative teaching concepts using power point presentations.  The department also has internet facilities to update the knowledge among both teachers and students


Profile
NAME: G. Chidananda Murthy
DESIGNATION : Assistant Professor and HOD of Botany and Microbiology
QUALIFICATION: MSc.,Mphil.,
SPECIALIZATION: Paleo botany and palynology
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 28 years
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: 2 years pursuing P.hD at Priest University on Interaction of Mycorrhiza on selected Medicinal Plants.
Authored practical manual for BSc and PUC students
Chairman and Member of BOE Botany, member BOS in Botany of Tumkur university, External BOE member of MLA college (autonomous)Bangalore
Resource person in the field of Botany
Contact no. : 9964096570
Email: gcbotany@gmail.com

Profile
NAME: Smitha. N
DESIGNATION : Lecturer
QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Microbiology
SPECIAL INTREST: Molecular Biology, Virology,Industrial Microbiology
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:12 years
Member in BOE,BOS (Microbiolgy) of Tumkur University ,
Taught M.Sc. students (Biotechnology)
Contact no. : 9741360273
Email: smithahonnesh1983@gmail.com
NAME: Deepthi. K. Murthy
DESIGNATION : lecturer
QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Microbiology
SPECIAL INTEREST: Immunology, Medical Microbiology
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 7 years
Contact no. 9986138072
Email deepthiharishrao@gmail.com
  • Industrial visits.
  • Guest lectures
  • Quiz Competitions
  • Student Seminars
  • Department conducts personal hygiene awareness programs for students periodically.
  • Organize student projects in the department on various topics of microbiology like Water analysis, Microbial analysis of Milk, Mushroom Cultivation, Wine Production.