Division of Microbiology and Biotechnology (MAB)

The research group working in the field of microbiology and biotechnology plans to develop this division in to a state-of-the-art research facility to foster cutting edge research in diverse areas of the field. The division shall also expand multidisciplinary collaborative research in the contemporary areas and promote start-ups through innovative and translation oriented research activities. The division also plans to start new academic programmes needed to meet the skilled human resource.

Thrust Areas

  • Microbial Systematics and Taxonomy
  • Evolutionary Microbiology
  • Systems Microbiology
  • Microbial Genomics
  • Microbiome
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Resistomes
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Opportunistic Pathogens
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Bioactive compounds
  • Quorum sensing and quenching
  • Human and Infectious diseases
  • Biofilm
  • Nutrition
  • Nano-Biotechnology
  • Toxicology