Khandesh College Education Society's
Moolji Jaitha College
"An Autonomous College Affiliated to K.B.C. North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon."
NAAC Re-Accrediated Grade "A" CGPA 3.15 (3rd Cycle) | UGC Honoured "College of Excellence"
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About Microbiology & Biotechnology

Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology

Year of Establishment: UG (Microbiology) 1994
UG (Biotechnology) 2004
PG (Microbiology) 2002
PG (Biotechnology) 2005
Names of Programmes / Courses offered Intake capacity
B.Sc. (Microbiology): One Division
M.Sc. (Microbiology): 20
M.Sc. (Biotechnology ): 20
M. Phil. 06
Ph.D. Microbiology/Biotechnology: 06
Certificate course in Microbial Quality Control: 60

Program specific outcomes

B.Sc. (Microbiology)
1 Microbiology graduates will apply their knowledge and skills gained through the program to achieve success in their academic and/or professional development.
2 Our graduates can apply this knowledge for pursuing postgraduate education.
3 The program shall promote them to choose varied career paths in various disciplines of the subject.
4 Our candidates will develop a sense of societal and ethical responsibility pertaining to health, agriculture, dairy, genetic engineering, and fermentation industry.
5 The knowledge shall promote our graduates to stand independently amidst the growing technological innovations in the subject.
MSc (Microbiology)
1 Acquired knowledge and understanding of the microbiology concepts as applicable to diverse areas such as industrial, agriculture, food, environment, and others.
2 Demonstrate an understanding of structure and metabolism of macromolecules, regulation of metabolic pathways and the role of microbes in industry, health and environment.
3 Demonstrate key practical skills/competencies in working with microbes for study and use in the laboratory as well as outside, including the use of good microbiological practices.
4 Competent enough to use microbiology knowledge and skills to analyse problems involving microbes, articulate these with peers/ team members/ other stake holders, and undertake remedial measures/ studies etc.
5 Developed a broader perspective of the discipline of Microbiology to enable him to identify challenging societal problems through research and plan his professional career as entrepreneur to develop innovative solutions for such problems.
MSc (Biotechnology)
1 Become eligible to take doctoral education in various fields of life sciences inclining biotechnology, biochemistry, genetic engineering, forensic science, molecular biology and agriculture biotechnology.
2 Serve as junior research fellow in government and private institutes for government or NGO sanctioned projects.
3 Serve as administrators, researchers, investigators, assistant, and data scientist in pharmacy, qualitative manager, production manager, researcher for scientific, food, agriculture and in sterile plants of various industries.
4 Can serve as entrepreneur in industries like plant tissue culture, food, mineral water packaging, in agriculture sector by producing vermicompost, bio-fertilizer, bio-pesticides etc.
Certificate course in Microbial Quality Control
1 Acquired knowledge and understanding of the microbiological concepts in quality control
2 The course shall promote them to choose varied career paths in Pharmaceutical industry
3 Demonstrate key practical skills/competencies in working with microbes in pharma and food industry, including the use of good microbiological practices.

Board of Studies in Microbiology and Biotechnology

Board of Studies in Microbiology and Biotechnology
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Syllabus

Syllabus
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Faculty/Staff:

Teaching:
01 Name Dr. K. P. Narkhede
Qualification M.Sc. Ph.D., SET, MBA (HR)
Designation Associate Professor and Head
Experience 19 yrs
Specialization Microbiology
contact(email) kpn.mjc@gmail.com
kpnarkhede@kces.in
02 Name Mrs. S. J. Chandratre
Qualification M.Sc. D.M.L.T. Ph.DRegistered*
Designation Assistant Professor
Experience 24 yrs
Specialization Microbiology
contact(email) sjchandratre@gmail.com
03 Name Dr. Mrs. L. D. Dhake
Qualification M.Sc. Ph.D.
Designation Assistant Professor
Experience 11 yrs
Specialization Microbiology
contact(email) lbarhate@gmail.com
04 Name Mr. R. M. Sagalgile
Qualification M.Sc. NET
Designation Assistant Professor
Experience 07 yrs
Specialization Microbiology
contact(email) rajsagalgile@gmail.com
05 Name Mr. P. M. Nikume
Qualification M.Sc. SET
Designation Assistant Professor
Experience 01 yrs
Specialization Microbiology
contact(email) prasadnikume@gmail.com

Alumni

Prominent alumni

Research

Research area
Sr. No. Name of Faculty Research Area of Interest
1 Dr. K. P. Narkhede Microbial degradation, Bioremediation, Enzymes
2 Mrs. S. J. Chandratre Biogas from agro waste
3 Dr. Mrs. L. D. Dhake Bioremediation of textile effluent
4 Mr. R. M. Sagalgile Bioremediation, Agricultural microbiology, Fermentation
5 Mr. P. M. Nikume Biodegradation
Details of Research Guide
Dr. K. P. Narkhede
Sr. No. Names of registered/
Awarded students
Topic Current status
1 Mr. Rahul Chandanrao Salunkhe Molecular evidences and phylogentic affiliation of Wolbachia in insects 28.5.2016
2 Mr. Anil Ramdas Birari Production and biochemical characterization of microbial keratinase 11.10.2018
3 Miss Nyana Ramdas Firke Characterization and potential application of laccase obtained from Basidiomycota sp. 2.7.2020
4 Mr. Yogesh Vasant Narkhede Prospects of regional lignocellulosic waste for bioethanol production Synopsis submitted
5 Mr. Mayur Laxmikant Sushir Exploring biotechnological potential of microbial xylanase from North Maharashtra region Registered
6 Mrs. Sangita J Chandratre Biogas production using regional potential lignocellulosic biomass Registered
7 Ms Rupali Subhash Rade Utilization of regional lignocellulose material for preparation of compost Registered
Projects
Sr. No. Name of Teacher Title of Project Duration Funding Agency Sanctioned Amount Current status
1 Dr K. P. Narkhede Development of integrated approach for sustainable utilization of regional agrowaste 2020-22 RGSTC-NMU 4,00,000 Ongoing
2 Dr. Leena D. Dhake Utilization of Yeast for Biodegradation of Industrial dyes 2016-18 VCRMS 61,000 Completed
3 Mrs. S. J. Chandrate Production of biogas from regional agro waste using microbial consortium 2016-18 VCRMS 65,000 Completed
4 Mrs. S. J. Chandrate Adaptation of pretreatment strategies for biogas production using regional agro waste 2016-18 RGSTC-NMU 2,50,000 Completed
5 Dr K. P. Narkhede Bioprocess Development & Application of Laccase from Basidiomycota sp. 2014-17 DBT Total project cost Rs. 49,48,200/- M. J. College share 19,76,600 Completed
6 Dr K. P. Narkhede Studies on optimization of keratinase production and its potential application using Bacillus sp AB 20 2014-16 VCRMS 70,000 Completed
7 Mrs. S. J. Chandratre Removal of heavy metal by Microbial Biosorbent 2012-14 UGC 1,90,000 Completed
8 Dr. L. S. Barhate Biodegradation of xenobiotic compounds by Bacteria 2012-14 UGC 1,55,000 Completed
9 Mrs. S. J. Chandratre Screening of fungi for Biosorption of heavy metals 2008-10 UGC 85,000 Completed
10 Dr. K. P. Narkhede Studies on biotechnological approach for pulping by Solid State Fermentation 2006-10 DST 9,42,000 Completed
11 Dr. K. P. Narkhede Isolation and screening of efficient lignin degrading fungus for biopulping 2004-06 UGC 45,500 Completed
12 Dr. R. Z. Sayyed Production of Exo-polysaccharides (EPS) 2002-04 UGC 40,000 Completed
Collaborations
Sr. No. Type/Purpose
of Collaboration
Name of Agency Activities
Proposed/Conducted
Coordinator Current status
1 Research Naturally Yours biotech lid. Jalgaon Consultancy/ students project 2019-20 Dr. K. P. Narkhede Completed
2 Research Curex pharma, Jalgaon Consultancy/ students project Dr. K. P. Narkhede Completed

Achievements

Activities & Reports

Conference organized

5th National conference Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Approaches(AMBI: 2014)
The Department has successfully organized 5th National conference on “Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary approaches on 21stand 22nd February 2014 in coordination with Department of Botany and Biochemistry. Various distinguished scientists have deliberated the scientific talks on various topics like Biotechnology and interdisciplinary approach, conducted interactive session on research. The guest includes Prof. V. L. Maheshwari, NMU, Jalgaon, Dr. Mohan Bhagwat, Thane, Dr. Milind Sardesai, Aurangabad, Dr. A. H. Jobanputra, Shahada, Dr. U. K. Patil, Shirpur, Dr. Y. S. Shouche, Pune and Dr. K. K. Kalmalja, NMU, Jalgaon, Dr. B. L. Chaudhari, NMU, Jalgaon. The conference also includes one day workshop on Bioinformatics and Biostatics. The Vice Principal, Dr. Mrs. D. S. Bendale, and Dr. Mrs G. M. Rane guided as convener of the conference, Dr. B. R. Kavimandan and Dr. M. K. Deshttivar has worked as organizing secretary, were as overall coordination was done by Dr. K. P. Narkhede.

4th National conference Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Approaches (AMBI: 2013)
The Department has organized 4th National Conference on Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary approaches on 23rd and 24th January 2013 in coordination with Department of Botany and Biochemistry. The conference was inaugurated at the hands of Prof. Dr. B. D. Kaushik, Professor in Biotechnology, Anand Engineering College, Agra. The patron remark was given by Mr. Kiran Bendale, Management Council Member, K. C. E. Society, Jalgaon. About 118 participants from the Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh have participated in this event. The conference includes total 12 lead lectures namely Dr. C. B. Powar, Nagpur University, Nagpur, Dr S. P. Gowindwar, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Dr R. V. Gandhe, Agarkar Research Institute, Pune, Dr. Kanchan Gandhe, Pune, Dr. Aarti Shanware, Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Centre, Nagpur University, Nagpur, Dr. B. M. Kareppa, Parbhani, Dr. Z. H. Khan, Akola, Dr. B. M. Waghmare, Nilanga, Latur, Dr N. V. Firke, Amravati University, Amravati, Dr.Ajay Jadhav, Aurangabad, Dr. Jyotsna Meshram, N. M. U., Jalgaon and Dr. U. K. Patil, Shirpur. Various distinguished scientists have deliberated the scientific talks on various topics like related to environment, taxonomy, Drug Development etc. The valedictory function was chaired by Adv. Mangesh Sarode, Management Council Member, K. C. E. Society, Jalgaon. On this occasion chief guest was Dr. Mrs. J. S. Meshram, School of chemical Sciences, NMU, Jalgaon. Concluding conference remarks were given by Principal, A. G. Rao, Dr. D. S. Bendale, Vice Principal, M.J.College, Jalgaon and Dr. G. M. Rane were convener of this conference. The conference was coordinated by Dr. K. P. Narkhede and Mrs. S. J. Chandratre and Dr. B. R. Kavimandan has worked as organizing secretary.

3rd National conference on Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and interdisciplinary aspects 27-28 Jan 2012
The department has organized 3rd National Conference on Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary approaches on 27th and 28th January 2012 in coordination with Department of Biochemistry. The conference was inaugurated at the hands of, Dr. Y. S. Shouche, Scientist, NCCS, Pune and Dr. Jyotsana Bendale, Member KCE Society has chaired the session. Various scientists and researchers have deliberated the scientific talks on related issues which includes, Dr. Mrs. Jyotsana Meshram, Nagpur University, Mr. S. N. Jogdand, Mumbai, Dr. Z. H. Khan, Akola, Dr. P.V. Desai, South Gujarat University, Surut, Dr. V. N. Kulkarni, BARC, Mumbai, Dr. V. M. Khadke, Life Technology, Mumbai. The valedictory function was chaired by leading pathologist Dr. Shridhar Patil, on this occasion Dr. V. L. Maheshwari, NMU, Jalgaon has guided the participants. The conference was coordinated by Dr. Leena Barhate and Dr. B. Kavimandan. About 218 participates from all over Maharashtra, Madhya Paradesh, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Uttar pratdesh etc. were interacted during this National event.

State level Poster events

5th State level poster competition - BioInnovo 2014
The Department of Microbiology, Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon has organized 5th State Level Poster Competition- Bio-Innovo:2014 on 16st September 2014. The event was organized in association with Microbiologist Society of India in the remembrance of father of Microbiology Sir Antony von Leeuwenhoek. The function was inaugurated at the hands of Dr. A. G. Ingale, SLS, NMU, Jalgaon. The competition has received response from different parts of the Maharashtra; in all 159 students have participant in this activity. This participation includes students of UG and PG from Nasik, Shirpur, Dhule, Bhusawal, Amravati. The valedictory function was chaired by Dr. R. R. Deshpande, Director, Institute of Science, Aurangabad and Dr. Ulhas K. Patil, Head, Department of Biotechnology, R. C. Patel College, Shirpur,

4th State level poster competition - BioInnovo 2013
The Department of Microbiology, Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon has organized 4th State Level Poster Competition- Bio-Innovo: 2013 on 21st September 2013. The event was organized in association with Microbiologist Society of India in the remembrance of father of Microbiology Sir Antony von Leeuwenhoek. The function was inaugurated at the hands of Prof. A. M. Deshmukh, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad and Prof. L. A. Patil, Prin. Pratap College, Amalner. On this occasion Prof. Deshmukh has interacted with all the participants and motivated them through inspiring inaugural talk. The competition has received response from different parts of the Maharashtra; in all 198 students have participant in this activity. This participation includes students of UG and PG from Nasik, Ambejogai, Shirpur, Dhule, Ozar.

3rd State level poster competition - BioInnovo 2012
The Department of Microbiology, Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon has organized 3rd State Level Poster Competition- Bio-Innovo: 2012 on 22nd September 2012. The event was organized in association with Microbiologist Society of India in the remembrance of father of Microbiology Sir Antony von Leeuwenhoek. The function was inaugurated at the hands of Dr. A. M. Deshmukh, Head, Department of Microbiology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. On this occasion Dr. Deshmukh has interacted with all the participants and motivated them through inspiring inaugural talk. The competition has received overwhelm response from different parts of the Maharashtra; in all 326 students have participant in this activity. This participation includes colleges from urban areas like Aurangabad, Nasik as well as college from rural background such as Aklkuwa, Faizpur etc. About 212 undergraduate and 114 post graduate students from 13 colleges have presented 118 posters on innovative themes in life sciences during this event.

Alumni activity

4th Alumni Meet 2015
Department of Microbiology has organized 4th Alumni-Meet on 26th January 2015. The event was inaugurated at the hands of alumni Miss. Prerana Thakur, The event was coordinated by Miss Reena Jain. Total 85 Alumni from from Mumbai, Nashik, Bangalore, Pune, Indore were participated in this event. On this occasion alumni guided the students about carrier in microbiology and job opportunities in pharmaceutical industries. The programme includes introduction and guidance by alumni, Documentary of Department, Cultural activity, Inauguration of Blog and Coffee table book etc.

3rd Alumni Meet 2013
Department of Microbiology has organized 3rd Alumni-Meet on 26th January 2013. The event was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Kishor Vispute, alumni from first batch of PG (2002), Haffkin industries, Mumbai. Total 108 Alumni from undergraduate and post graduate had attended the alumni meet. On this occasion, Mr. Kishor Vispute guided all the students about carrier in industrial sector and preparation. Alumni have shared their experiences and views and guided students for better employment and research in life sciences. Alumni meet event was co-ordinated by Miss. Reena Jain.

Guest / Alumni talk - Microbiology

Sr. No. Name of student Date Topic
1 Miss Debashree Kundu,
Mr. Chinmay Hazara,
Mr. Chandrashekar Patil
Research students at NMU, Jalgaon
17.7.2010 Selecting Research as carrier option
2 Mr Nitin Mahajan
Arti Drugs Ltd. Bhoiser
01.09.2010 Microbial quality control in Pharma Industry
3 Mr. Sandip Mahajan
USV ltd., Chiploon
18.09.2010 QC of finished products
4 Swpanil Joshi,
Dhule
22.09.2010 NET –JRF preparation
5 Ravindra More,
Dr. Reddys, Hyderabad
13.01.2011 Interview techniques
6 Surendra Patil,
Jain Industry, Jalgaon
13.07.2011 Standard guidelines in Pharma and Food industry
7 Rakesh Jain,
Bhavnagar
05.10.2011 Advance studies within India and outside
8 Vrishal Khadake,
Jalgaon
22.10.2011 Higher education and research
9 Kiran Dalal,
Ajay Tejwani
Prashant Bhole
(Biogenesis Lab)
28.11.2011 Validation and QC in Pharmaceutical
10 Shreeya Sarkar,
Chetan Munot,
Jalgaon
22.12.2011 Latest issues in microbiology
11 Prashant S. Wani
Kansas State University
03.01.2012 Proteiomics research
12 Jitesh Sharma
Prasanna Joshi,
Jain Industry
15.12.2012 Carrier opportunities and student preparation
13 Shrikant Chaudhari 01.01.2013 QA& QC in Microbiology
14 Jaydeep Bhat, Germany 07.01.2013 Research in Immunology
15 Rashmi Kulkarni 07.01.2013 Carrier opportunities and Girls
16 Satyabrata Ghosh,
West Bengal
19.03.2013 Research as carrier
17 Umakant B Yese,
Emcure Pharma, Pune
06.2013 Quality control in microbiology
18 Jayshree Vyavahare 26.12.2013 Teaching as profession for microbiologist
19 Rajesh Sagalgile,
Guhaghar
28.12.2013 Practical skills and preparation for carriers
20 Kiran Dalal, NMU, Jalgaon 15.02.2014 Research review
21 Ajay Tejwani, Mylan, Banglore 15.02.2014 Quality testing of raw materials
22 Uday Bari,
Patil Biotech, Jalgaon
15.02.2014 Sterilization and validation
23 Sopan Patil,
Advance enzyme , Nashik
27.06.2014 QC in finished products
24 Pradip Hire 16.08.2014 Carrier in Pharmaceutical microbiology
25 Rajesh Sagalgile 03.02.2014 NET – SET preparation
26 Miss Chanchal Sharma 03.02.2014 Carrier of girls and education
27 Mr. Prashat Wani, Manhattan, USA 16.12.2014 Proteiomics research
28 Kishor Bari,
Galaxy surfactants ltd. Panvel
01.01.2015 Testing, QC and QA in microbiology
29 Mayur Kulkarni,
Emcure Pharma
09.02.2015 QC analysis of water
30 Subhojit Chakraborty,
New Delhi
02.2015 Research as carrier
31 Rupesh Patil,
Relaince Life Sci.
20.03.2015 Biopharma and cell lines
32 Pradip Hire,
Samrudh Pharma
15.06.2015 MLT testing
33 Chetan Jain,
Glenmark, Ankaleshwar
29.09.2015 Pharma as carrier
34 Jaydeep Bhat,
Germany
18.09.2015 Immunological research
35 Jaywant Sarode,
Mumbai
11.12.2015 Govt. Jobs as carrier
36 Reena Jain,
Mumbai
27.8.2015 Advance instrumentation
37 Yogesh Bhonge,
Emcure ltd. Pune
7.9.2016 Laboratory design and QC
38 Rahul Khairnar,
Cipla, Goa
4.3.2017 MLT testing, bio safety
39 Ms. Shital Dalal,
NIV, Pune
18.8.2017 Biosafty in Virology lab
40 Mr. Harish Patil
Mr. Sharukh Khan,
Bharat serum and vaccines,
Ambarnath
4.9.2017 Finished products QC,
41 Mr. Rahul D Gadhe 19.10.17 preparation of competitive/ NET-SET-GATE examination
42 Mr. Rohit Suryavnshi 3.11.17 preparation of competitive/ NET-SET-GATE examination
43 Ms. Manisha Chavan 24.3.2018 Carrier in Pharmaceutical industry
44 Mr.Chaudhari Shrikant S.
Alembiz Pharma, Vadodara
20.4.2018 water analysis and Finished products
45 Mr. khairnar Rahul,
cipla, Goa
8.8.2018 QC and Carrier in Pharmaceutical industry
46 Mr. surywanshi Rohit J.
Cipla, Indore
3.4.2019 QC and Carrier in Pharmaceutical industry
47 Mr. Hitendra S. Patil,
Senior SAP consultant,
SAP GMBH Dusseldorf, Germany
27.11.19 opportunities aboard
48 Rina Patil,
Thyrocare lab, Mumbai
9.9.2019 woman’s Carrier in Pharmaceutical industry

Guest / Alumni talk - Biotechnology

Sr. No. Name of Guest Date Topic
1 Mr. Prasnna Joshi,
Jain irrigation, Jalgaon
15-12-2012 Bioenergy future insight
2 Mr. Jitesh Sharma,
Jain irrigation , Jalgaon
15-12-2012 Scope of Research in abroad
3 Ms. Bhavna Mohite,
SLS, NMU, Jalgaon
8-3-2013 21st century women opportunities in Research
4 Ms. Monali Nikam,
SLS, NMU, Jalgaon
8-3-2013 Scholarships and Fellowships in Life Sciences for Woman´s
5 Ms. Madhuri Patil,
SLS, NMU, Jalgaon
8-3-2013 Difficulties and solutions arises during research for women candidates
6 Mr. Dhananjay Bhole,
Coordinator of Disability center
Pune University
21-12-2013 Introduction to Bioinformatics
7 Dr. P.S. Patil, Director,
Enrich Biotech Enrich fertilizer
Malkapur , Buldhana
10-3-2015 Importance of Biotechnology in Biotech industry
8 Mr. Sagar Kabra, Science Communicator,
VikramSarabhai Space center
Ahemadabad Gujrat
30-9-2015 Scope of Life Sciences in Research and Industrial field
9 Dr. Pallav Datta,
IIEST,Shibpur ( West Bengal )
14-9-2016 Nanotechnology in Tissue Engineering
10 Dr. R. T. Mahajan,
Principal , PGCSTR College ,
Jalgaon
14-9-2016 Research Methodology

Study Tours - Microbiology

Sr. No. Academic year Visit details Observations Students
1 2019-20 Mapro Food Pvt. Wai, Satara nearby Mahabaleshwar 3-7 Feb.2020 Production of fruit jams, fruit beverages/concentrates (crushes & squashes), fruit bars etc 45
2 2019-20 Red-cross Blood Bank Blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc 87
3 2018-19 Jain farm fresh food Ltd, Jalgaon 28th Feb 2019 plant of Jain Farm fresh, process of biogas production, food processing unit and solar plant 52
4 2018-19 Red-cross Blood Bank blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc 59
5 2017-18 Rastriya Chemical Fertilizer Ltd, Alibag on 6thto 10thFeb 2018 Basics of fertilizers to commercialization process 22
6 2017-18 Red-cross Blood Bank Blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc 58
7 2016-17 Cancer Research Institute, Ahmadabad and Mount Abu (RJ) 25th Jan to 29 Jan 2017 Various sections such asImmunological laboratory, Molecular laboratory, Tissue section division, chemical laboratory, drug designing and development. 43
8 2016-17 Red-cross Blood Bank Blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc 52
9 2015-16 CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad
Biological E Ltd, Alexandria Park, Hyderabad
30.12.2015 to 2.1.2016 Molecular Biology, Instrumentation, Virology, as Quality control laboratory, vaccine development and production, chemical laboratory, drug designing and development. 31
10 2015-16 Lonar Lake, Dist. Buldhana Natural habitat of extremophilic microbes and collected the soil and water samples for laboratory experiments. 47
11 2015-16 Red-cross Blood bank Blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc. 61
12 2014-15 Jain farm fresh food Ltd, Jalgaon 27 Feb 2015 Plant Tissue culture laboratory, Molecular Biology laboratory, Instrumentation laboratory, Virology laboratory, Quality control laboratory, Biogas Plant unit, Onion Processing plant. 25
13 2014-15 Golvalkar Blood bank, Jalgaonon 16.3.2015 Blood collection, storage, clinical diagnostics etc 25
14 2013-14 Mapro industry, Mazana chocklete factory, Pachgani. Production of fruit jams, fruit beverages/concentrates (crushes & squashes), fruit bars etc Fungal biodiversity at Nature 45

Study Tours - Biotechnology

Sr. No. year Places Objectives
1 11/01/2017 Jain Irrigation systems Ltd. To study food industry, food processing, plant tissue culture
2 09/01/2016 Jalgaon Jilha Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh Maryadit Jalgaon To study food industry, Milk processing
3 08/03/2016 Jalgaon Blood Bank, Jalgaon To study immunological techniques used in blood banks
4 27/02/2015 Jain Irrigation systems Ltd. and Jalgaon Jilha Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh Maryadit Jalgaon To study food industry, food processing, plant tissue culture and techniques used in milk processing
5 01/03/2014 Madhavrao Golwalkar Blood Bank To study immunological techniques used in blood banks
6 01/03/2014 Jalgaon Jilha Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh Maryadit Jalgaon To study food industry, Milk processing
7 04/09/2013 Jain Irrigation systems Ltd. To study food industry, food processing, plant tissue culture

Content Developed

Publications

1. Chandratre S. J., Narkhede K. P. and Bharadwaj S.(2020) Enzyme treated agro waste of maize and production of biogas Bioinfolet 17 (1B): 180 – 182. (ISSN: 0973-1431)

2. Firake NR, Narkhede KP (2020) Clarification of fruit juice using phenoloxidizing laccase obtained from white rot fungus Perenniporia tephropora - L68, Bioinfolet 17 (1B) : 167 - 169 (ISSN: 0973-1431)

3. Firake NR, Chopade LR, Narkhede KP, Chaudhari BL, Mahajan RT (2019) Bioprocess optimization of laccase production through solid substrate fermentation using Perenniporia tephropora‐L168 and its application in bioremediation of triaryl-methane dye. Biotechnology progress. 36.2 (2020): e2916.https://doi.org/10.1002/btpr.2916. (ISSN: 1520-6033)

4. Firake N. R. and Narkhede K P (2018)Biodegradation of textile dye using laccase from Perenniporia tephopora-L168. Journal of Research and Development. 8(8), 157-159 (ISSN: 2230-9578)

5. Rade R S., Narkhede K. P. (2018) Utilization of regional Wheat Agrowaste for compost Production Journal of Research and Development. 8(8), 154-156 (ISSN: 2230-9578)

6. Narkhede Y. V., Tadvi G S. and Narkhede K. P. (2016). Assessment of Bioenergy potential of crop residues through spatial distribution and availability perspectives: A case study of Jalgaon district (MS) India. Int. J. Adv. Res. 4(11), pp 1683-1690 (ISSN: 2320-5407)

7. Sushir M. L., Narkhede K. P., Salunkhe R. C. and Patil S. R. (2016) Isolation and screening of xylanolytic fungi from natural habitat in Khandesh region of Maharashtra, India, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 8(8): pp 581-586. (ISSN : 0975-7384) (IF: 0.2)

8. Barhate L. S. and Desai P. V. (2015) Screening Isolation and Identification of Bacteria Decolorizing dyes, Bionano Frontier, Vol 8 /issue 1,PP-5 (ISBN/ISSN:0974-0678) (IF 0.89))

9. Patil K. C., Patil A. M., Wagh M. C. and Chandratre S. J. (2015) Labscale Production and Purification of Cellulase Enzyme from Aspergillus niger, Research Journal of Recent Sciences Volume(4) (IYSC-2015) pp124-126 (ISBN 2277-2502)

10. Chandratre S J, Chaudhari V, Kulkarni B, Mahajan B. and Bavaskar K. (2015) Biogas Production from Local Agricultural waste by using Laboratory Scale digester. Research Journal of Recent Sciences Volume(4) (IYSC-2015), pp157-165 (ISBN 2277-2502)

11. Chandratre Sangita J. and Jain Reena (2014) Heavy metal removal by immobilized and dead Pseudomonas sp: A biosorption approach, Environment observer proceeding of International conference Volume(18) (ISBN 2320-5997)

12. Birari A. B.,Narkhede K. P., Patil S. R. (2014) Screening of keratinolytic fungi from poultry waste dumped soil for feather waste management, Bionano Frontier, Vol 7 Special issue, pp 75-78. (ISSN 0974-0678) (IF: 4.856)

13. Birari A. B., Narkhede K. P., Salunkhe R. C. (2013) Detection and Characterization of Novel Wolbachia Strain in Spodoptera litura Collected from Western Ghats, India, Journal of pure and applied microbiology, Volume 8-4; pp 3195-3201 (ISSN 0973-7510) (IF 0.073)

14. Salunkhe R. C., Narkhede K. P., Shouche Yogesh (2014) Distribution and Evolutionary Impact of Wolbachia on Butterfly Hosts, Indian Journal of Microbiology Volume 64-3. pp 249-254 (ISSN: 0046-8991) (IF 1.143)

15. Salunkhe R. C., Dhotre D P., Salunke B. K., Patil V. S., Mahale V, Andrew R. J., Patole M. S., Narkhede K. P., Shouche Y S. (2014) Distribution and molecular characterization of Wolbachia endosymbionts in odonata (insecta) from Central India by multigene approach, Current Science, Volume 108-5.pp 971-978 (ISSN 0011-3891)

16. Salunkhe R. C., Salunke B. K., Chaudhari R. D., Narkhede K. P., and Shouche Y. S. (2014) Detection and Characterization of Novel Wolbachia Strain in Spodoptera litura Collected from Western Ghats, India, Journal of pure and applied microbiology, Vol. 8(4) pp. 3195-3201. (ISSN 0973-7510) (IF: 0.073)

17. Birari A. B., Narkhede K. P., Patil S. R. (2014) Screening of keratinolytic fungi from poultry waste dumped soil for feather waste management, Bionano Frontier, Vol 7 Special issue, pp 75-78. (ISSN 0974-0678) (IF: 4.856)

18. Narkhede M. K., Mahajan R. T., Narkhede K. P. (2013) Lignolytic enzyme production and Remazol brilliant blue R (RBBR) decolorization by a newely isolated white rot fungus Basidiomycota spp. L-168. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. 4(1): (B) 220 – 228 (ISSN 0975-6299) (IF: 5.121)

19. Barhate L. S (2013) Antagonistic and synergistic effects of medicinal plants against human pathogenic organism, proceeding of National conference on -new insights of microbial biotechnology, (ISBN 978-93-83528814)

20. Narkhede, K. P., Vidhale, N. N. (2005) Biopulping studies using an effluent isolate Curvularia lunata LW6’ Indian J. Biotechnol. Vol 5: 385-388

21. Patil U.K., Narkhede K.P. (2004) Delignification studies on fungal isolate, obtained from satpuda paper plant, India’ In Eco. Env. & Cons. Vol. 10(3): 2004: 235-238.

22. Vidhale, N. N., Narkhede K. P. and Narkhede, Minal K. (2002) Comparative delignification studies using an effluent isolate Aspergillus niger UK3 with different sources of lignin’ In Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc. Vol. 4, No. (3): 2002: 385-387

23. Vidhale, N. N. and Narkhede K. P. (2002) Treatments of pulp and paper mill wastewater by an effluent isolate Aspergillus niger UK3’ preceding of international conference on ‘Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Environment’ held at Karad 2002: 317-321.

24. Tejwani A. K., Sagalgile R. M., and Narkhede K. P., (2009), Screening of fungi from rotted wood samples for lignolytic enzyme production, Research Articles by Budding Researchers (Under CPE programme of UGC), Pg.No.53-56.

Books/ Manual

• Sayyed R. Z., Shelar R. D., Joshi S. A., Patil H. R., Barhate LS (2015) Microbiology FYBSc. Sem I, Prashant publication, Jalgaon (ISBN9789385021633)

• Sayyed R. Z., Narkhede K. P., Narkhede M. K., Mahajan R. T (2014) A Textbook of Biotechnology,Prashant Publication, Jalgoan(ISBN13: 9789381546666)

• Sayyed R. Z., Joshi S. A., Barhate L.S. (2014)Microbiology TYBSc sem IV,Prashant Publication, Jalgoan(ISBN978-93-85021-13-8)

• Sayyed R. Z., Shelar R D, Chandratre S. J., Joshi S A (2012) FYBSc Sem I Microbiology, Prashant publication, Jalgaon(ISBN978-9381549-89-5)

• Sayyed R. Z., Shelar R D., Chandratre S J.,. Wagh V. A, Shelar R. D., Suryawanshi H. K., Sisodia R. A (2012) FYBSc sem II Microbiology,Prashant Publication, Jalgaon, (ISBN 978-93-81546-24-8)

• Sayyed RZ, Chauvan MN, Bhamre HN, Barhate LS, JadhavUM(2012) Biotechnology FYBSc. Sem IPrashant Publication, Jalgaon

News & Events

Recent events

Award Ceremony 2019-20

The Department of Microbiology had organized the Felicitation Ceremony of Meritorious students for the academic year 2019-20 dated on 20.9.2019. Students who had achieved first, second and third positions in their respective academic years from the UG and PG sections were felicitated along with their parents. The students with highest at HSC marks who have taken admission to the department of Microbiology were also felicitated along with their parents. The chief guests, Dr. V S. Zope,Principal, KCES's PG College, Jalgaon, had graced the occasion with his presence. The Principal, Dr.U D. Kulkarniand Dr. K P. Narkhede, Head Dept. of Microbiology also guided students during the event. The program was followed by the departmental visit for interaction between the students, parents, the teaching as well as the non teaching staff members. Mr. Sachin U. Channawat has coordinated the event. Microbiome Food Festival: 2020

The department has participated in National level event ‘Microbiome Food Festival: 2020’ in association with Microbiologist Society, India on 24th January 2020. Seventy one students were actively participated in this event by organizing food stall of microbial fermented products. The department has received ‘Award for Motivation’ to organizing this event. National Science Day 2020

The department has organized competitions on occasion of National Science Day (28th Feb.) on 27th February, 2020: the event includes. More than 70 students have participated in this event.

1. Rangoli competition on ‘Microbes for Better Tomorrow’

2. Elocution Competition on ‘Women in Science/Microbiology’

3. Logo designing Competition on ‘Alumni Association of Mooljian Microbiologists’

4. Awareness Programme against “COVID-19”

Organization of Louis Pasteur day 2019

The students and the faculty of the department have celebration of Birth Anniversary of Microbiologist Louis Pasteur on 17th December, 2019. On this occasion contribution of the Pasture was remembered with a small event which include group discussion activity.

Contact Us

Contact person
Name Dr. Ketan P. Narkhede
Designation Associate Professor and Head
E-mail kpn.mjc@gmail.com
Mobile No. +91 9822254383
Address Department of Microbiology, Science Building,
M. J. College, Campus, Jalgaon 425001.
Phone 0257-232481.Ext: 225
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