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Periyar University

Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
Reaccredited NAAC with 'A' Grade - State University - NIRF Rank 83


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.





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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


Programmes Duration Syllabus
M.Sc. CBCS – Semester scheme(4Semesters) Download
M.Phil., Full Time( One year) Download



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