B Sc Medical Microbiology : This branch of microbiology is most widely studied and is of greater importance due to its linkage with medicine. It is an integration of both medicine and microbiology that deals with the study of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, virus and parasites, which are medically important and capable of causing infectious diseases in human beings. The students entering this course will receive an in-depth understanding of pathophysiology of disease caused by these microorganisms and its implications. Apart from deep knowledge and understanding of nature of pathogens and their pathogenicity, the course also gives a broader understanding of several immunological innovations in the field of medical science.
The syllabus of B Sc Medical Microbiology comprises courses on subjects in Immunology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Genetics, Recombinant DNA technology, Human Anatomy and Virology. Due to emergence of the threat of biological weapons and new infectious diseases constantly springing up, there is a need of more robust diagnostic techniques and experts in this field. Graduates from B Sc Medical Microbiology are very much in demand and can work as medical lab technicians, medical microbiologists, thereby contributing to scientific diagnosis and management of diseases.