Dr. Bipin Kumar Sharma
Department of Microbiology, University of Tripura, Suryamaninagar, established in September 2011, offers courses in Microbiology leading to M.Sc. and Ph. D. Department is equipped with necessary infrastructural facilities to undertake research in frontier areas of microbiological biotechnology. Audio-visual classrooms and advanced research laboratories with modern instruments are available for the students and scholars. Department has a fully functional computer laboratory with internet access for students. The department also invites experts from various esteemed Institutes, Universities and Industries regularly for providing adequate exposure to its students. The students are encouraged to undergo training in other universities and industry and necessary communications are initiated by the faculty of the department. The department also organizes training and workshops to train the students, scholars as well as faculty on different aspects of basic as well as advanced science.
The thrust areaof research includes microbial biodiversity screening; microbial identification (genomic and transcriptomic level); phytochemicals as antimicrobial; anti-biofilm and anti-carcinogenic activity; biofilm based bioremedial system for effluent treatment; microbially treated fibers and products; rapid detection of Septicemia.
The total intake capacity of the department is 25 students for the M.Sc. Microbiology programme.
Dr. Bipin Kumar Sharma (Coordinator)