gogate-college

Department of Microbiology

Department of Microbiology

Established in 2006

Six units

B.Sc. – Credit based semester system

Offers fishery biology as applied subject at TY

Intake capacity of 35 student

Introduced M.Sc. Credit based semester course from 2016-17

M.Sc. Intake capacity – 20

Programmes offered(UG., PG., and M.Phil., Ph.D etc.)

UG Programme with Credit Based Semester Grading System (CBSGS).

Consultancy Services

Provision of microbial cultures and mushroom spawn

Soil and water analysis

Antimicrobial activity assay

Need based research – Farmers

 UG

Class and Semester Course Nomenclature Type(Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc.)
F. Y. B. Sc. Semester I 1.Microbiology
i) Fundamentals of Microbiology
ii)Basic Techniques in Microbiology
Compulsory
2. Zoology
3. Chemistry
4. Foundation Course
F. Y. B. Sc. Semester II 1.Microbiology
i) Basics of Microbiology
ii) Exploring Microbiology
Compulsory
2. Zoology
3. Chemistry
4. Foundation Course
S. Y. B. Sc. Semester III 1. Microbiology
i) Biomolecules and Microbial Taxonomy
ii) Environmental Microbiology
iii) Introduction to Clinical Microbiology
Or

iii) Basic and Advanced Microbiology
Compulsory
2. Zoology
3. Foundation Course
S. Y. B. Sc. Semester IV 1. Microbiology
i) Metabolism & Basic Analytical Techniques
ii) Applied Microbiology
iii) Fermented Foods, Food sanitation & Microbial Ecology
Or

iii) Soft skills, Advances and Applications of Microbiology
Compulsory
2. Zoology
3. Foundation Course
T.Y.B.Sc. Semester V 1. Microbiology
i) R DNA technology, Bioinformatics & virology
ii) Medical Microbiology & Immunology Part II
iii) Microbial Biochemistry Part II
iv) Applied & Industrial Microbiology
Compulsory
2. Fishery Biology – Applied Component

 PG

Class and Semester Course Nomenclature Course Type
M. Sc. Part I Semester I 1. Cell Biology and Virology Compulsory
2. Microbial Genetics
3. Microbial Biochemistry
4. Medical Microbiology and Immunology
M. Sc. Part I Semester II 1. Cell Biology and Virology Compulsory
2. Microbial Genetics
3. Microbial Biochemistry
4. Medical Microbiology and Immunology
M. Sc. Part II Semester III 1. Tools and Techniques : Research Methodology Compulsory
2. Food Microbiology
3. Advances in Biotechnology
4. Applied and Environmental Microbiology
M. Sc. Part II Semester IV 1. Tools and Techniques : Research Methodology Compulsory
2. Pharmaceutical Microbiology
3. Advances in Biotechnology
4. Applied and Environmental Monitoring and Management

Mr. Nitin Potdar
Mr. Nitin V. Potdar
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. NET SET GATE
Ms. Arati Potphode
Ms. Arati Gajanan Potphode
Assistant Professor
M. Sc. SET GATE 
Ms. Samidha Lingayat
Ms. Samidha Lingayat
Assistant Professor
M.Sc.
Mrs. Chanda Berde
Mrs. Chanda V. Berde
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph. D.
Mr. Suraj Wasave
Mr. Suraj B. Wasave
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. NET SET GATE
Ms. Snehal Palande
Ms. Snehal S. Palande
Assistant Professor
M.Sc.
Ms. Prachiti Rawool
Ms. Prachiti P. Rawool
Assistant Professor
M.Sc.
Siddhesh Bendre
Mr. Siddhesh A. Bendre
Lab Assistant
Swapnil Bhongale
Mr. Swapnil A. Bhongale
Lab Attendant
Lab Details

Lab I:
Total area in square feet: 44ft. X 34 ft.

Instrumentation Room:
Total area in sq.ft.: 34 ft. x 14 ft.

Store Room:
1. Total area in sq.ft.: 8 ft. x 8.5 ft.
2. Total area in sq.ft.: 13 ft. x 2.5 ft.

Washing room:
Total area in sq.ft.: 10.5 ft. x 6.5 ft.
Incubation Room:
Total area in sq.ft.: 14.5 ft. x 6.5 ft.
Preparation Room:
Total area in sq.ft.: 16 ft. x 14.5 ft.

Passage:
1. Total area in sq.ft.: 58.5 ft. x 10.5 ft.
2. Total area in sq.ft.: 18 ft. x 4 ft.
3. Total area in sq.ft.: 14 ft. x 8.5 ft.

Research Equipments

1. PCR Machine
2. Cooling Centrifuge (Remi)
3. FTIR
4. Double beam UV Spectrophotometer.
5. Deep Freezer
6. Trinocular Research Microscope with attached Digital Camera (Model: Axiostar, Zeiss, Germany, Camera – Cannon)
7. Steriomicroscope (Model: Stemi DV 4, Zeiss, Germany, Camera – Cannon)
8. Inverted microscope (Radical)
9. Trinocular Research Microscopes (Model; Labomed and Metzer)

Equipments

1. Compound Microscopes (Labline)
2. Laminar Air Flow Cabinets – Vertical and Horizontal
3. Electrophoresis apparatus (Horizontal, Vertical models with Power Pack, Techno Source)
4. Thin Layer chromatography Kit (Desaga Type)
5. Centrifuges(Remi R-24)
6. Monopan Balance (Citizen and Schimadzu, Japan)
7. Turbidity Meter (Equiptronics)
8. pH Meters (Equiptronics)
9. Colorimeters (Equiptronics)
10. Magnetic Stirrer and Hot plate (Remi)
11. Autoclaves (Labline)
12. Hot Air Oven
13. Digital Water Bath
14. Refrigerators (Samsung)
15. Spectrophotometer
16. Microtome
17. Incubator
18. Environmental shaker
19. Room Temperature Shaker

Photo of Equipments
PCR Machine

PCR Machine

Carl Zeiss Microscope

Carl Zeiss Microscope

Oven-Incubator

Oven-Incubator

Inverted Microscope

Microscopes

Laminar Air Flow Cabinet

Laminar Air Flow Cabinet

Funded Research Projects Data
Title of Project Name of Principal
Investigator/
Co-investigator
Funding Agency Period of Project Ongoing/Completed Grant Received
Study of soil microbial
diversity of polluted and unpolluted
localities of Ratnagiri
and Chiplun Tehsils
Dr.A.S.Kulkarni
Mr.N.V.Potdar
University of Mumbai 2013-2014 Completed 25,000/-
Seminar workshop organized(Last 5 years)

‘PCR and BIOINFORMATICS’ 25th -26th February, 2012 in collaboration with NCCS, Pune

Workshop on ‘Challenges in Biopharmaceutical Industry’ Jointly organized by UGC, New Delhi, Gogate Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri and NFB, Khalsa College, Mumbai. From 26th – 28th August 2013.

National seminar on ‘Biotechnology for better tomorrow’ 26th February 2015 in collaboration and sponsored by Microbiologists Society , India

National conference on ‘Mangroves of Konkan Coast’ 2nd – 3rd February 2015 in collaboration and sponsored by Mangrove Society of India

Collabaration with other Institutes

Academic Extension & Photograph, MOU activities related information & Photographs, Research collaborations.

 Mr. Nitin V. Potdar
Qualification: M.Sc.,GATE
Research experience: 2 years
National conferences: 03
State seminars: 02
Workshops: 09
Sanctioned Project: 01 BCUD
Qualified NET exam December 2016
Qualified SET exam May 2016
 Ms. Arati G. Potphode
Qualification: M.Sc.(Microbiology)
Research experience: 2 years
International publications: 02
National conferences: 01
State seminars: 02
Qualified GATE exam 2017
Qualified SET exam April 2017

 Ms. Samidha Lingayat
Qualification: M.Sc.(Microbiology)
 Mr. Suraj B. Wasave

Qualified GATE exam 2017

Qualified SET exam April 2017

 F.Y.B.Sc.

Mr. Aniket Gondhalekar
Year: 2014-15
Achievement: 90.9% (Overall Third rank in F.Y B.Sc)
 M.Sc. I

M.Sc. I students Mr. Pritam Hulle and Mr. Sagar Salvi has completed the  summer training in May- June 2017 at National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.

 S.Y.B.Sc.

S.Y.B.Sc. students Ms. Shivani Palkar, Ms. Tejal Chavan, Ms. Mahima Mangale, Ms. Disha Gorle has participated in Shodhvedh Research Festival and Avishkar Research Festival 2016-17.
 S.Y.B.Sc.

S.Y.B.Sc. students Ms. Shivani Palkar, Ms. Tejal Chavan, Ms. Mahima Mangale, Ms. Disha Gorle has participated in Konark Research Festival 2017 organized by V. E. S. College, Chembur, Mumbai.
 M.Sc.I

M.Sc. I students have participated in Two Day Workshop on Fruit Processing and Food Products (27 & 28 Sep. 2016) Organized by Konkan Mango Processing Pvt. Ltd. Pawas, Ratnagiri.
 M.Sc.I

M.Sc. I students have participated in Workshop cum Training on Applications of Bioinformatics (18-19 Feb 2017) Organized by Department of Biological Sciences, Gogate Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri.
Name Organization
Prabhanjan Sawant Venky’s, Pune
Supriya Angachekar Cllinica Research
Swapnali Aowte Indigo Remedies, Goa
Mr. Abhay Raorane Production Manager at Molbio Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd., Goa(2006-2009)
Mr. Chaitanya Raorane Pursuing Ph. D. in Yeungnam University, South Korea(2007-2010)
Mr. Sameer Desai Assistant Manager at Cipla Ltd. Goa(2007-2010)
Mr. Swaroop Potdar Senior Executive at Cipla Ltd. Goa (2009-2012)
Mr. Kedar Rane Lab Technician at Goodman Fielder Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand(2009-2012)

E library – 352 e books

Preparation of Timetables and Academic Planning for Semester.