Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC


Department : Microbiology

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Research highlights:
The courses taught during the M.Sc. program are comprehensively designed and regularly updated to train the students in different fields of microbiology. The students are given a project work assignment in the fourth semester so as to have ‗hands on‘ training in different ongoing research projects in the department. The Department is equipped with basic and advanced facilities, including internet facility/connectivity, for microbiology related teaching and research. The Department has received special assistance grants under DST-FIST and UGC-SAP schemes for improvement of infrastructure. The faculty members of the department have received research grants from leading funding agencies like NAIP (World Bank), DST, DBT, UGC, CSIR, ICAR, AMAAS etc.The Department has active collaboration with International and National research institutes as well as reputed fermentation industries.The students of the Department are occupying good positions in industry, teaching and research institutes in India and abroad including USA, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Faculty Positions:
Name:Dr. Bhupinder Chadha
Areas of Interest / SpecializationIndustrial Microbiology
e Mail:chadhabs@gmail.com
Name:Dr. Harvinder Singh Saini
Areas of Interest / SpecializationEnvironmnetal Microbiology
e Mail:sainihs.micro@gndu.ac.in
Name:Bhupuinder Singh Chadha
Areas of Interest / Specializationindustrial biotechnology
e Mail:chadhabs@yahoo.com
Name:Dr. Rajesh Kumari Manhas
Areas of Interest / SpecializationActinobacterial biotechnology
e Mail:rkmanhas@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr. Sajid Husain
Areas of Interest / SpecializationVirology & Immunology
e Mail:gndumicrobiology@gmail.com
Name:Rajesh Kumari Manhas
Areas of Interest / SpecializationBioprospecting of actinobacteria (antibacterial, antifungal, antimutagenic, antioxidant, insecticidal and plant growth promoting activities )
e Mail:rkmanhas@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr. Amarjeet Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationBioactive metabolites from fungi
e Mail:amarjeet_b@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr. Sukhraj Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationNatural antimicrobial peptides, probiotics
e Mail:kaursukhraj@rediffmail.com
Name:Amarjeet Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationBioactive molecules from fungi
e Mail:amarjeet_b@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr Daljit Singh Arora
Areas of Interest / SpecializationMicrobial Technolgy, Environmental Biotechnology
e Mail:daljit_02@yahoo.co.in