The Department of Microbiology is a multidisciplinary department consisting of Bacteriology, Serology, Immunology, Parasitology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology and Virology sections. The Department is engaged in teaching and training of MBBS and MD (Microbiology) students. Research is an integral part of the academic activities.

Department performs about 1.4 lakhs investigations per year. Labs are NABL accredited and function 24 hours x 365 days. Apart from routine, the labs are equipped with almost all latest equipment/procedures such as BacT/Alert system for automated cultures, Vitek-2 for automated identification and antimicrobial sensitivity testing, VIDAS, ECi, ELISA for antigens and antibody detection & quantitation, MGIT, Conventional and Real Time PCR etc.

The department participates regularly in various external quality assurance programmes. Integrated Counseling and Testing Center and State Reference Laboratory for HIV are also functioning since 2001 and 2005 respectively.

FACULTY 

Dr. R.K. AGARWAL

Qualifications : MBBS, MD Microbiology

Designation : Professor & Head

Teaching Experience : 45 Years

Publications : 46

Special Interest  : Bacterial infections

Awards :Was President of UP-UK Chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (2016 - 2017)

Dr. BARNALI KAKATI

Qualifications : MBBS, MD Microbiology

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 12 Years

Publications : 29

Special Interest : Bacteriology and antimicrobial resistance

Awards : Best Teacher Award– 2018 (SRHU)

Dr.  AARTI KOTWAL

Qualifications : MBBS, MD Microbiology

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 11 Years

Publications : 30

Special Interest : Molecular Biology, Immunology, Mycology, TB

Awards : Best Teacher Award – 2013 (SRHU)

Dr.  GARIMA MITTAL

Qualification : MBBS, MD Microbiology

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 10 Years

Publications : 43

Special Interest : Virology, Hospital Infection Control

Dr.  RAJENDER SINGH

Qualification : MBBS, MD Microbiology

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 1.8 Years

Publications : 01

Special Interest : Parasitology, Mycology, Hospital Infection Control