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Department of Microbiology


Welcome to the Department of Microbiology at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, where we explore the captivating world of microorganisms—bacteria, viruses, protozoa, parasites (protozoa & helminths), and fungi.

Key Features:

Comprehensive Microbiology Study: Our curriculum covers a broad spectrum of microorganisms that are often invisible to the naked eye. Students delve into the intricacies of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, parasites, and fungi, gaining a comprehensive understanding of microbiology.

Specific Course Objectives:

Clinical Microbiologist Competence: The course is designed to help students demonstrate competence as clinical microbiologists, preparing them for the challenges of the field.

Establishing Microbiological Services:

Students are trained to establish and enhance clinical microbiological services in hospitals and communities, covering bacteriology, virology, parasitology, immunology, and mycology.

Teaching Assignments:

Planning, executing, and evaluating teaching assignments in Medical Microbiology is a key focus, preparing students for roles as educators in the field.

Effective Communication:

Effective communication skills are emphasized for both practicing clinical microbiology and teaching undergraduate students.

Application in Clinical Settings:

Students learn to apply microbiology in various clinical settings to solve diagnostic and therapeutic problems, emphasizing preventive measures.
Collaboration with Allied Departments: Interacting effectively with allied departments, students render services in basic and advanced laboratory investigations.

Hospital Infection Control:

The curriculum covers a pivotal role in hospital infection control, including the formulation of antibiotic policies and the management of biomedical waste.
Research Skills: Students acquire skills in conducting collaborative research in microbiology and allied sciences, with a focus on projects that have a significant impact on human health and patient care.

Workshops/Seminars/Journal Clubs:

Active participation in various workshops, seminars, journal clubs, and demonstrations in allied departments enhances students' exposure and learning.

Name of the Teaching Staff
Dr M R Chandrashekhar
Prof & HOD
Dr Mamata Kale
Dr Sujatha K Karjigi
Associate Professor
Dr Karthik R
Associate Professor
Dr Pavithra D P
Associate Professor
Dr Spurthi G S
Dr Teresa M D
Mrs Palashi Borah C
Mr Purnachandra Rao U
Mrs Neetha U

Join us at the Department of Microbiology, where the microscopic world becomes a fascinating realm of study, preparing you for a dynamic and impactful career in the field.

Message from our leadership team

Sri. Mahadev Prasad

Managing Trustee

Dr. Ramesh B R

Vice Principal (Medical College)

Sri. RadhaKrishna


Dr A. G. Mahendrakar

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rani Sujatha

Medical Director

Dr. Muralimohan N.T


Dr. B S Ramesh

Principal (Medical College)

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