Pravara Rural Education Society's

PADMASHRI VIKHE PATIL COLLEGE OF ARTS SCIENCE & COMMERCE PRAVARANAGAR

A/P Loni, Taluka:Rahata, Dist.Ahmednagar Pin : 413713

Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune Id No. PU/NA/ASC/(016)1971


NAAC Re-Accredited at A Grade College with CGPA 3.61 out of 4., College of Excellence., ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified., Recipient of Best Rural College Award by Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune 2001-02 and 2009-10.

Department of Microbiology

Microbiology is not only study of microorganisms, but it is one of the significant branches of sciences to understand the principles of life which has roots in the study of various microbial systems. Though it is a basic science, it is multidisciplinary as well. Its various branches such as Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Virology, Air Microbiology, Water Microbiology, Soil Microbiology , Agriculture Microbiology, Food and Dairy, Space Microbiology, Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology etc. has never ending impact on human life and making mother earth a better place to live. Since microorganisms are simpler life forms, how they interact with one another and with the surrounding.

Department of Microbiology was established in academic year 2014-2015 to inculcate the significance of Microbiology. The department envisions creating skilled human resource in the field of Microbiology. The department offers under-graduate course under general streams with Microbiology as special subject at third year level along with that co-curricular activities are conducted for enhancing overall progress of students. The Laboratory is well equipped with all the equipments such as laminar air hood, Incubator ,autoclave etc.

The faculty in the department is well qualified with experience. The research of faculty of the department has been published in peer reviewed national and international journal. The department organizes various social activities to create awareness about the impact of microbial world on human health and environment.

Faculty Profile

Sr.No. Name of Faculty Designation Qualification Email Id Contact No.
1. Mrs. Gurave N.A Head & Assistant Professor M.Sc., PGDBI nehagurave21@gmail.com 9850070538

Programme

Publications( 2012 - 2018 )

Sr. No.

Title of paper

Name of the author/s

Name of journal (Vol., page no.)

Impact Factor

ISBN/ ISSN number

1.

Screening of PHB ( poly ß-hydroxy butyrate) Producing Bacterial Strains by using Agrowastes and oils

Neha A. Gurave, Vrishali V. Korde&Snehal S. Dhas

IJIFR, vol 3,no.7,pp-2258-2262

4.146

2252-2262

2.

Effects of Pesticides on viability and biochemical properties of Yeast,Rhizobium and Azospirullum

Vrishali V. Korde,Snehal S. Dhas,Neha A. Gurave&Sourabh V. Chavan

IJIFR, vol. 2, no.11, pp. 4036-4043

4.146

2347-1697

3.

Detection of Plant Growth Promoting Activity using Fungal and Bacterial Species.

Neha A. Gurave, Vrishali V. Korde, Snehal S. Dhas&Roshani Gaikwad

IJIFR., vol. 3, no.2, pp. 652-656

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2347-1697

4.

Isolation and identification of heavy metal resistant bacteria from petroleum soil of Loni, Ahmednagar

Neha A. Gurave, Vrishali V. Korde, Snehal S. Dhas &Mahesh Disale

European Journal Of Experimental Biology vol. 5, no.12, pp. 6-11

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2248-9215

Achievements

·         Faculty Awards :

Sr. No.

Name of the Teacher

Name of the Award

Level

1.

 

 

Mrs. GuraveN.A.

Young Scientist Award for Best Oral Presentation in National Conference "Current Trends in Biosciences, Medicinal Plants and their Scientific validation and it's Novel application" , organized by PVP College, Loni during 9th-10th Jan 2016

National

Poster Presentation-

Third Prize in State Level Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Sciences,PVP College Loni, during 12th - 13th Feb.2018

State

·         Students Awards :

Sr. No.

Name of the Student

Name of the Award

Level

1.

Miss. Bhakti Pramod Rahane

"Creative Microbiologist" Award in State Level Microbiocanvas Competition, held in R.C.Patel ASC College,Shirpur,Dist-Dhule,27th Jan 2018

State

2.

Mr. Sayyad Juned Kadar Patel

Mr.

Best Entry in State level Microbiocanvas Competition, held in R.C.Patel ASC College, Shirpur,Dist-Dhule,27th Jan  2018

State

3.

Miss. Ankita Kadaskar,

Miss. Mayuri Shirsath

Best Poster Presentation-Recent Trends in Life sciences PVP College,Loni

State

Events

Sr. No.

Events organized

Date and description

Level

1.

"Agarosh" Agar Art Exhibition

Agar Art Exhibition was conducted for S.Y and T.Y.B.Sc Microbiology students by department to inculcate the innvovative approach among students-21st February 2018

Departmental level -Total 30 students participated

2.

Screening Round of 17th Statelevel Microbioloympiad

Screening Round was arranged for  State level Microbioloympiad 2018.on 9th Jan 2018

Departmental level Total 63 students participated

3.

Fresher's and Farewell Party

To inculcate social culture and good rapport in students the party's are arranged.

Departmental level