Department of Microbiology

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List of Faculty Members eligible for Guiding Ph.D.



1.   DR. SANJAY CHHIBBER, Professor

     SpecializationApplied Microbiology

Areas of Research:   

·            Bacteriophages: Therapeutic potential in treating burn wound and respiratory tract infections.

·            Depolymerase enzyme and phage lysins: Their antibiofilm potential

·            Novel delivery systems : Liposomes as delivery vehicles at burn wound site.

·            Metagenomic studies: On microorganisms isolated form cold habitats


2.   DR. PRINCE SHARMA, Professor

     Specialization:  Molecular Microbiology


Areas of Research:

·            Metagenomics: for thermostable, novel industrially relevant enzymes like restriction endonucleases, laccases, xylanases and lipases applicable in Molecular Biology and paper industry

·            Nanobiotechnology: Development of biosensors for the detection of opiate drugs and bacterial pathogens.

·            Biodiversity of novel laccases in natural and artificial eco-systems

·            Reverse Vaccinology: In silico analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii genome and proteome to identify potential vaccine candidate proteins and in vivo validation of their immunoprotection efficacy.

3.   DR. (MRS) VIJAY PRABHA, Professor

     Specilaization:  Medical Microbiology

 Areas of Research:  

·            Bacterial infections: Role in infertility.

·            Development of receptors to be an effective  therapeutic intervention for infertility.

·            Profertility effect of probiotics.

·            Microbial metabolites as vaginal contraceptives.

·            Molecular mimicry between bacteria and spermatozoa.

·            Exploitation of bacteria-spermatozoa interactions at receptor ligand level to be developed as immunocontraceptives.

4.   DR. (MRS) PRAVEEN RISHI, Professor

     Specialization: Medical Microbiology & Immunology

 Areas of research:

Medical microbiology and immunology in the field of  Salmonella infections and hepatotoxicity with special reference to:

·            Host parasite interactions- Pathogenesis, innate and adaptive immunity

·            Epidemiological studies: genotyping and phenotyping

·            Biotherapeutics and Nanobiotechnology- Probiotics,   phytochemicals, antimicrobial peptides alone or in   conjunctions with antibiotics against Salmonella  infections and hepatotoxicity.

·            Biosensors- Immunobiosensors for the detection of  S. typhi.


5.   DR. SANJEEV KUMAR SONI, Professor

      Specialization: Food and Fermentation Technology

 Areas of Research:

·            Industrial Enzymes:  Co-Production of multiple carbohydrases including  cellulases, xylanases, mannanases, amylases, pullulanases, inulinases and pectinases  on  municipal solid waste and agro-industrial  residues for use in Bioconversion of food and agro-industrial waste residues into sugars.  

·            Biofuels & Bioenergy:  Biorefinery   development for bioconversion of Biodegradable municipal solid waste and agro-waste residues including rice straw, corn stover, defatted rice bran  into ethanol

·            Process development for simultaneous bioconversion of starchy and non-starchy carbohydrates of cereals into ethanol

·            Food Microbiology: Production of non-traditional herbal wines from Aloe vera and Syzygium cumini with protective and therapeutic efficacies

6.   DR. (MRS) KUSUM HARJAI, Professor

      Specialization:  Medical Microbiology & Immunology

  Areas of Research:

·            Sociomicrobiology: Quorum sensing signal molecules and microbial communications.

·            Biofilms : Formation and their eradication.

·            Quorum Quenching: AHL degrading enzymes, Phytochemicals form fruit, herbs and spices.

·            Therapeutics & Prophylaxsis: Biotherapy, Phytotherapy, Apitherapy, Vaccinology.

·            Immunobiology & Nanotechnology: As anti-infective approach.

7.   DR. (MRS) GEETA SHUKLA, Professor

     Specialization: Medical Microbiology & Parasitology

Areas of Research:

·            Materno-foetal relationship in murine malaria during pregnancy with special reference to molecular mechanism of placental pathology.

·            Modulation of murine giardiasis by the supplementation of probiotics in normal /malnourished/ renourished mice.

·            Experimental assessment of probiotics/synbiotic as the natural biointervention in the colon cancer.

8.   DR. DEEPAK KUMAR RAHI, Assistant Professor

     Specialization:  Mycology

 Areas  of Research:

·            Bioprospecting Fungal Diversity from Newer Biotopes    

·            Production & Industrial and Environmental  Applications for Fungal Metabolites (Exopolysaccharides Enzymes, Mycoproteins),

·            Fungal Endophytes from different Plant Hosts for Metabolites & their Potential Applications

·            Fungal Nanotechnology (Fungal mediated synthesis of metal nanoparticles & Potential Applications)

·            Fungal Germplasm Conservation

9.   DR. NAVEEN GUPTA, Assistant Professor

     Specialization: Applied and Molecular Biology

 Areas of Research:

·            Industrial Enzymes: Isolation of novel  bacterial enzymes like Xylanases, Laccases, Mannanases, Proteases for applications in pulp and paper, leather, detergent, food and cosmetic industry .

·            Molecular Biology: Cloning of genes for over expression of enzymes and analyzing the basis of their novel properties at molecular level

·            Bioremediation: Development of process for bioremediation of industrial waste using microorganisms.

10.  DR. SEEMA KUMARI, Assistant professor

      Specialization: Medical Microbiology

 Areas of research:

·          Bacteriophages as alternate strategy to combat antibiotic resistance among bacteria.

·          Phytochemicals as antimicrobial agent for the treatment of various bacterial diseases

·          Role of resolvins as immunomodolators for various bacterial diseases

·          Probiotics as an alternative treatment of septic arthritis


  Dated: 11/08/2015
1. 10/08/2022Launch of "UGC e-resource Portal".
2. 10/08/2022Circular Anti-Ragging 2022-2023.
3. 08/08/2022Scholarship for Minority Community (Punjab) 2022-2023.
4. 08/08/2022Course Outcome 2021-2022
5. 08/08/2022Program specific outcome
6. 03/08/2022Library Membership for teh session 2022-2023.
7. 03/08/2022Scholarship Schemes for Minority Communities for the year 2022-2023 under National Schoalship Portal.
8. 03/08/2022Scholarship schemes under National Scholarship Portal for the year 2022-2023.
9. 02/08/2022Program Outcome
10. 02/08/2022B.Sc & M.Sc Ongoing Fees and Admission form 2022-2023.
11. 06/07/2022Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Aarjoo Sharma on 08.07.2022 at 11:00 A.M.
12. 04/07/2022Karyashala in CRISPR GENOME ENGINEERING Hnads-On Training State-of-Art Technology(Biotechnology)
13. 30/06/2022Minutes of Meeting of Board of Control for Syllabus Revision 2019
14. 23/06/2022Notice for Summer Training
15. 23/06/2022Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Sakshi Khanna on 28.06.2022 at 10:00 a.m.
16. 09/06/2022Minutes of Academic Council 2016 (Implementation of CBCS)
17. 09/06/2022Regarding notification of holiday of the occasion of Sant Kabir Jayanti on 14.06.2022
18. 03/06/2022Earn While One Learns Scheme (Chemistry)
19. 03/06/2022Re-Revised CET UG Pamphlet-2022.
20. 02/06/2022Approved Syllabus of B.Sc. (Microbiology) under the Framework of Honours School System (Minutes of the Academic Council)
21. 02/06/2022Approved Syllabus of M.Sc. (Microbiology) under the Framework of Honours School System (Minutes of the Academic Council)
22. 01/06/2022Circular : To increase number of applicants for admission
23. 01/06/2022Regarding the inviting the application for the award of Post Matric Scholarships to the scheduled caste students for the year 2022-23 .
24. 27/05/2022Earn While one Learns Scheme (Geography)
26. 24/05/2022UGC'S Inter University Centres to connect with Stakeholders on 24 May 2022 at 10:00 A.M.
27. 20/05/2022"Eye Camp" Bhai Ghanaiya Ji institute of Health Panjab University, Chandigarh
28. 20/05/2022Department of English & Cultural Studies, Guest Faculty, Walk in Interview.
29. 20/05/2022Departmental Grievance Redressal Cell
30. 13/05/2022USOL"Earn While One Learns Scheme"
31. 11/05/2022Revised Notice Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Swati on 13.05.2022 at 9:00 a.m.
32. 11/05/2022Deptt. of Library & Information Science"Earn While Learns Scheme"
33. 10/05/2022Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Swati on 13.05.2022 at 10:00 a.m.
34. 10/05/2022URGENT NOTICE Foreign Nationals who are already studying/taking admission in various departments
35. 04/05/2022Internship opportunities for students
36. 04/05/2022Department of Biochemistry, NOTICE FOR "EARN WHILE ONE LEARNS SCHEME"
37. 02/05/2022Department of Music Notice for "Earn While one learns Scheme"
38. 29/04/2022Circular regarding working on Saturday i.e. 30.04.2022 and holiday on 06.05.2022
39. 27/04/2022Information of all
40. 22/04/2022Student Feedback 2018-2019
41. 22/04/2022Student Feedback 2017-2018
42. 22/04/2022Student Feedback 2016-2017
43. 22/04/2022Procedure for implementation of SCheme of "Earn WHile One Learns Scheme"
44. 22/04/2022Notice Regarding 69th Annual Convocation
45. 20/04/2022Course outcome MSc Hons
46. 20/04/2022Course outcome BSc Hons
47. 12/04/2022Condonation of Lectures- Even Semester.
48. 10/03/2022Registration schedule for UGC-NET (Paper-I) Batch-2022.
50. 28/02/2022Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Reena Thakur on 3rd March, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
51. 15/02/2022Revised Notice for Admission to Ph.D for the session 2021-2022
52. 31/01/2022Corrigendum-II, Regarding Ph.D Admission session 2021-2022.
53. 25/01/2022Corrigendum Notice for admission to Ph.D for the session 2021-2022.
54. 22/01/2022Notice for Admission to Ph.D. for the session 2021-2022.
55. 22/01/2022B.Sc (H.) Datesheet Theory January 2022
56. 22/01/2022B.Sc (H.) January 2022 Datesheet Practical
57. 10/01/2022Parents feedback
58. 07/01/2022CORRIGENDUM-II, Walk in interview for the selection of three (03) positions of Assistant Professors (Guest Faculty)
59. 03/01/2022Corrigendum Walk-In-Interview Advertisement for three positions of Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty)
60. 31/12/2021Faculty Feedback
61. 31/12/2021Alumni Feedback
62. 31/12/2021Students Feedback
63. 30/12/2021Walk in interview Advertisement for three positions of Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty)
64. 03/12/2021Online Public Viva-voce of Ms. Jaspreet Kaur on 06.12.2021 at 11:30 a.m.
65. 15/11/2021Online Public Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Amrita Kaur on 18.11.2021 at 12:00 noon.
66. 08/10/2021Information is pertaining to deposit of tuition fee in the current semester.
67. 06/10/2021Webinar on 08.10.2021 at 3:30 P.M.
68. 05/10/2021Examination Fee
69. 01/10/2021Advertisement Notice for three Guest Faculty in the Centre for Systmes Bioology and Bioinformatics, PU, Chandigarh
70. 03/09/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Karuna Sharma on 08.09.2021 at 12:00 noon.
71. 02/09/2021Reappear Datesheet Golden Chance old system September 2021.
72. 02/09/2021Advertisement for the post of Project Assistant.
73. 27/08/2021Corrigendum regarding advertisement No.515/NG/Micro dated 24.08.2021
74. 24/08/2021Advertisement for the post of Project Assistant
75. 11/08/2021submission of admission form and 1st Instalment (ongoing Classes)
76. 11/08/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Jasjeet Kaur on 13.08.2021 at 3:00 p.m.
77. 03/08/2021Last date extended till 31st August ,2021 Award of Panjab University fellowship for Ph.D 2020
78. 03/08/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Aditi Chauhan on 04.08.2021 at 11:30 a.m.
79. 29/07/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Mr. Sunil Kumar on 30.07.2021 at 12:45 PM.
80. 28/07/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Mr. Sunil Kumar on 30.07.2021 at 12:00 noon.
81. 26/07/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Mr. Rajdeep Jaswal on 28.07.2021 at 3:00 p.m.
82. 07/07/2021Revised notice of Viva-voce of Ms. Steffy
83. 06/07/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Steffy on 06.07.2021 at 12:00 noon.
84. 25/06/2021M.Sc 2nd Sem Datesheet July 2021
85. 12/06/2021Datesheet Theory /Practical Examination June 2021
86. 03/05/2021notice regarding vaccination
87. 28/04/2021Circular regarding exams
88. 24/04/2021Advertisement for the post of Assistant Professor
89. 24/04/2021Application form for Assistant Professor
90. 10/04/2021Revised Academic Calendarfor the Session 2020-21
91. 10/04/2021SOPs for COVID 19
92. 22/03/2021Advisory issued regarding COVID
93. 26/02/2021Admission Notice for IAS and Other Competitive Examinations.
95. 26/02/2021A web lecture on the Occasion of "National Science Day" on 27.02.2021
96. 22/02/2021Time-Table Even Semester 2020-2021
97. 02/02/2021Regarding reopening of University hostels
98. 22/01/2021Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Navneet Kaur on 28.01.2021 at 12:00 noon.
99. 14/01/2021The Last date extended upto 19.01.2021 of PMS.
100. 14/01/2021Toycathon2021:Towards Making India Atma Nirbhar in the Toy sector.
101. 13/01/2021Panjab University will be conducting Online Exam Additional and Improvement Subjects of Intermediate even semester.
102. 13/01/2021Important note regarding Online Examination.
103. 13/01/2021Panjab University Extends the NSS Enrolment Date.
104. 04/01/2021circular w.r.t. covid
105. 18/12/2020Opening of 'examination link' for the reappear exams of all the pending cases.
106. 17/12/2020Viva voce examination of Ms. Priya
107. 11/12/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Deepika Chandel on 16.12.2020 at 5:00 p.m.
108. 26/11/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Bhawna Sharma on 01.12.2020 at 11:30 a.m.
109. 23/10/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Ujjwal Jit Kaur on 30.10.2020 at 12:00 noon
110. 09/10/2020Corrigendum
111. 28/09/2020Advertisement for the post of Senior Scientific Assistant
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114. 01/09/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Arashdeep Kaur on 07.09.2020 at 12:00 noon.
115. 31/08/2020The students of M.Sc (H.) 1st Year 1st Semester are advised to deposit their 1st installment of semester fee
116. 26/08/2020Achievement of Prof. Sanjay Chhibber, Department of Microbiology,Panjab University, Chandigarh
117. 24/08/2020National Web-Conference in the Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 26th August, 2020 at 11.30 A.M.
118. 07/08/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Mr. Kshitiz Gupta on 13.08.2020 at 11:30 a.m.
119. 07/08/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Ms. Aditi Rathee on 11.08.2020 at 11:30 a.m.
120. 03/08/2020Time-Table August-December 2020
121. 29/07/2020Online classes will be starting from 3rd August 2020.
122. 29/07/2020The students of B.Sc. (H.) & M.Sc (H.) are advised to deposit their 1st installment of semester fee
123. 29/07/2020Guidelines of Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ ST students 2020-21 (Till date i.e.27-7-2020).
124. 23/07/2020Revised viva voce examination of Mr. Neeraj Chandra Pant
125. 22/07/2020Viva-Voce Examination of Mr. Neeraj Chandra Pant on 24.07.2020 at 11:30 a.m.
126. 13/07/2020NOS SC Scheme Guidelines 2020-21
127. 09/07/2020office of Haryana Governance reforms authority
128. 23/06/2020Viva voce examination of Ms. Usha Negi
129. 09/03/2020WALK-IN-INTERVIEW one position (General, SC/ST) of “Multi-Purpose Skilled Staff” in the UGC SAP (DRS-1)
130. 27/02/2020Corrigendum to the Notice dated 25.02.2020
131. 26/02/2020Ph.D viva voce examination of Ms. Neha Sharma
132. 26/02/2020Ph.D viva voce examination of Mr. Gaurav Kumar
133. 26/02/2020Ph.D viva voce examination of Ms. Deepali Thaper
134. 26/02/2020Ph.D. Viva-Voce of Ms. Amandeep Kaur
135. 25/02/2020Corrigendum to the Notice dated 14.02.2020
136. 14/02/2020Post of Lab Attendant in DST-SSTP Project
137. 13/02/2020CORRIGENDUM TO THE NOTICE MIC/20/275 dated 10.02.2020 regarding walk in interview for the two positions of Guest Faculties in the Department of Microbiology
138. 10/02/2020Walk in interview for Guest Faculties
139. 31/01/2020Advertisement for the post of Project Assistant
140. 13/01/2020Walk in interview for the post of Project Assistant
141. 02/12/2019Corruption Eradication Quiz Report
142. 02/12/2019Celebration of 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
143. 02/12/2019Departmental committees for the year 2019
144. 23/10/2019Guidelines regarding sexual harassment
145. 30/09/2019Advertisement for G-II positions
146. 30/08/2019Walk in interview for appointing TWO Guest Faculties will be held on Monday, 09.09.2019 at 11.00 am in the Office of the Chairman, Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh
148. 13/08/2019Applications are invited from the internal candidates from within Panjab University and its Regional Centres for TWO VACANT POSITIONS OF SENIOR TECHNICIAN (Group-II).
149. 11/08/2019CORRIGENDUM to POSTPONE the WALK-IN-INTERVIEW FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF GUEST FACULTY in the Department of Microbiology, scheduled for 13.08.2019
150. 07/08/2019Advertisement for the post of Project Assistant
151. 07/08/2019Advertisement for the post of Lab Attendant
152. 07/08/2019Walk in interview for appointing Three Guest Faculties in department of Microbiology.
155. 03/04/2019Notice for Summer Training 2019
156. 15/03/2019Advertisement for the appointment of SRF
157. 24/01/2019Advertisement for the post of JRF
158. 17/10/2018Research Assistant Advertisement
159. 12/09/2018UGC MRP REPORT
160. 14/06/2018Corrigendum Advertisement for the post of Junior Research Fellow
161. 03/04/2018Summer Internship
162. 19/01/2018Advertisement for the post of Project Fellow
163. 20/07/2017Advertisement of various posts
164. 21/06/2017Post of Project Associate and a Part-Time Laboratory helper/Assistant in a Department of Science & Technology (DST)
165. 09/05/2017advertisement for the post of Project Fellow
166. 26/04/2017Shortlisted candidates for the lab attendant interview
167. 19/04/2017Regarding interview for the post of Lab Attendant
168. 19/04/2017Advertisement_for_the_posts_of_Research_Assistant_and_Computer_Programmer
169. 30/03/2017Advertisement for the post of Laboratory Attendant
170. 30/03/2017Advertisement for the post of SRF
171. 14/12/2016Walk in interview for hiring services
172. 09/12/2016Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan (MHRD)
173. 07/12/2016Auction Notice
174. 22/11/2016Walk in interview for hiring services
175. 19/10/2016Quotation Notice for Laptop
176. 10/10/2016Quotation Notice for Centrifuge
177. 10/10/2016Notice inviting quotations for the chemicals
178. 07/10/2016Quotation Notice for the purchase of sonicator and high speed voluma centrifuge
179. 04/10/2016Quotation Notice for the purchase of Water Bath Shaker
180. 16/09/2016Advertisement for the post of Laboratory Attendant
181. 02/08/2016Quotation Notice for Qiagen India
182. 18/07/2016Quotation Notice for Sigma
183. 18/07/2016Quotation Notice
184. 14/07/2016Quotation Notice
186. 21/04/2016To extend the date for receiving the applications for the post of a Research Fellow
187. 01/04/2016ADVERTISEMENT for Research Fellow
188. 29/03/2016Quotation Notice for Refrigerated High Speed Table Top Centrifuge X1R
189. 19/02/2016Quotation notice for Water Analyser Kit
190. 08/12/2015Interview for UGC-BSR Fellowships
191. 07/12/2015Corrigendum regarding steel racks
192. 26/11/2015Quotation notice for steel racks
193. 16/11/2015the date for applying for UGC-BSR fellowships has been extended to 22nd November, 2015.
194. 03/11/2015Advertisement for the post of Research Associate
195. 29/10/2015Advertisement for the post of UGC-BSR Fellowship
196. 11/08/2015List of Faculty Members eligible for Guiding Ph.D.
197. 01/05/2015Request for Quotation of upright refrigerator
198. 01/04/2015Quotations are invited for Gradient Thermal Cycler
199. 01/04/2015Quotations are invited for High Speed Table Top Refrigerated Centrifuge
200. 01/04/2015Quotation for Thermo Fischer chemicals
201. 31/03/2015Quotation for SIGMA chemicals
202. 31/03/2015Quotation for Hi-Media chemicals

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