About the Department
The Department of Microbiology, Dr Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University,
Lucknow, is a premier centre for study of microbiological research. The Department was
established in the year 2015 with an intake of 40 students in M.Sc. Microbiology (50% seats
are reserved for physically challenged students). With a view to encourage research based
teaching and applied learning, a world class infrastructure has been established in the
university campus. The Department has contemporary infrastructure with a team of highly
motivated faculty in the area of Microbiology. In M. Sc. Microbiology, students get
acquainted with various fields of Microbiology like Industrial, Agricultural, Molecular,
Environmental, Medical, and Food & Dairy Microbiology etc. We are in progress of
developing a well-equipped research laboratory. One DST sponsored project entitled
“Cloning and characterization of natural killer enhancing factor (NKEF) gene and its
expression after adjuvant or Immunostimulant vaccination in Indian major carp Labeo rohito”
is going on in the Department.
Our vision is to find solutions to the global challenges with one of the efficient consortium of
microbiologists around the world.
Our Mission :
The mission of the Department is to provide avant-garde research and teaching in
Future Plans : The department is going to start Ph. D. and various training programmes for M.Sc. students
very soon. There is also a proposal to develop a Research Laboratory of international level
to serve as a centre of Microbiological research in the capital of Uttar Pradesh.