Department of Microbiology & Molecular Biology

This laboratory conducts research on various aspects of microbiology and molecular biology of tuberculosis leprosy and other mycobacterial infections. This laboratory specifies in the area of taxonomy, viability and drug resistance whereas molecular biology studies focus on diagnosis using gene probes, PCR and other important aspects such as molecular epidemiology, molecular mechanisms of drug resistance, genomic studies aiming at strain diversity and expression of the genes within the host.


  • Dr. V.D Sharma (Scientist E) (HoD)
  • Dr. Devendra Singh Chauhan (Scientist E)
  • Dr. Ajay Vir Singh (Scientist C)
  • Dr. H.B.Singh (Scientist B)

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