Department of Microbiology

 


Department of Microbiology Prof. K. Venkateswarlu - FNAAS

Year of Establishment of the Department : 1985 2 A brief history of the Department

                Department of Microbiology was established in November 1985 on the recommendations of 6th Plan UGC Visiting Committee and is approved and funded by UGC.  The department has been offering two year Post-Graduate programme in Microbiology and also research programmes leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology. 

                The department has facilities to undertake research in Soil Microbiology, Microbial Physiology, Immunology and Biochemistry.  The Department has been receiving funding from National Funding Agencies for their research programmes.

Chairmen, BOS & Head of Department

Chairman/Chairperson Head/Coordinators
Prof. B. Venkatappa Prof. V. Rangaswamy


Names and Designations of the faculty

Chairman BOS: 255748
Head: 255759
Office: 255760

Name
Designation
Mobile
Off.
e-mail
1. Dr. V. Rangaswamy
Professor
91-9247707182
273168
2. Dr. Rajasekhar Reddy
Professor
91-9440985901
241910
3. Dr. B. Venkatappa
Professor
91-9849869368
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Faculty currently holding other positions
Prof. V. Rangaswamy Principal, SKU College of Sciences
Prof. B. Venkatappa Co-ordinator, NSS SKU

Courses offered by the Department : M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Curriculum sheet (Titles of the Papers for M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D.

Areas of specialzation

 

(c)        Individual teaching levels

 

1.         Prof. K. Venkateswarlu

Environmental Biotechnology

2.         Prof. R. Ramanjaneyulu

Microbial Physiology

3.         Prof. V. Rangaswamy

Environmental Microbiology

4.         Dr. P.B.B.N. Charyulu

Environmental Microbiology

5.         Dr. B. Rajasekhar Reddy

Biochemistry

6.         Dr. B. Venkatappa

Immunology


Major Research projects

S. No.

Title of the Project
(Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency

Amount sanctioned (Rs. in laksh)

Year of

Starting

Completion

1

Interactiaons between pesticides and microorganisms in groundnut (Arachis hypogeae L.) soils
Prof. V. Rangaswamy)

UGC

3.6

1999

2002

2

Microbial metabolism of organophosphates insecticides
(Dr. B. Rajasekhar Reddy)

UGC

 

1994

1998

 

Extension activities

Implementation of Lab to land research programmes