The Department of Microbiology, Periyar University, was started during the academic year 2009-2010, with a vision of establishing world class Science and Technology base with a view to provides knowledge, skills and services in Microbiology with internationally competitive systems.
Candidate who has passed the B.Sc Degree in any Life Sciences (Microbiology/Applied Microbiology/ Industrial Microbiology/ Botany/ Plant Sciences and Plant Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Animal Science/ Applied Animal Science and Animal Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/ Biology/ Life Science/ Home Science/ Food Science and Nutrition/ BSMS/ BAMS/ Chemistry with Botany/ Zoology as allied subjects of this University or an examination of any other University recognised by the Syndicate as equivalent there to shall be eligible for admission to the M.Sc. Degree programme in Microbiology.
|M.Phil (Microbiology)||[as per University Norms]|
|Ph.D (Microbiology)||[as per University Norms]|
|Name of the Faculty||Project Title||Funding Agency||Total amount Sanctioned (in Lakh)|
|Dr. R.Balagurunathan||Potential Tuberculosis drugs from Marine Actinomycetes||DST||09.14|
|Dr. R.Balagurunathan||Potential Antifouling compounds from Marine Actinomycetes||UGC||09.14|
|Dr. R.Balagurunathan||Potential Tuberculosis drugs from Marine Actinomycetes||DST||09.69|
|Dr. R.Balagurunathan||Optimization, synthesis and evaluation of noel antibiotic Transitmycin isolated from marine Streptomyces species R2||ICMR||07.50|
|Dr. R.Balagurunathan||Potential anti – leptospiral drug from marine actinomycetes||DST||19.50|
|Dr. A. Murugan||Bioremediation of aromatic hydrocarbons using surface displayed catechol dioxygenase||UGC, New Delhi||07.74|
|Dr. P.M. Ayyasamy||Prototype development and bioreactor designing for lab scale treatment of ground water and soil containing nitrate and fluoride||UGC, New Delhi||12.96|
|Dr. P.M. Ayyasamy||Detoxification of arsenic and iron from ground water and soil through bioreactor designing and different treatment columns||CSIR||15.92|
|Dr.D.Arvind Prasanth||Apoptosis Inducing Microbial metabolites of Endophytic fungi isolate from medicinal plant from Eastern Ghats, Tamilnadu||DST||09.14|
|Dr. R. Dhandapani||Combined approaches on Acetyl CoA carboxylase activity for enhanced lipid production in microalgae||DBT||16.11|
|Dr. R. Dhandapani||The role of probiotics in the control of Blue Green Algae and Zoothamnium sp. for sustainable south Indian shrimp culture||SERB||19.60|