The Department has a team of efficient and well qualified teaching faculty highly experienced in teaching and in conducting high end research.


Mr. N. P. Muralidharan, M.Sc.(Medical Microbiology )

Assistant Professor

Graduated in the year 1991 from the University of Madras, Chennai, and completed the Post graduation in Dr. ALMPGIBMS the Premier medical research institute in south India. Joined as lecturer in the department of microbiology at Saveetha Dental College in the year 1995 and have put in a continuous service of 21 years. Won best teacher award twice and also awarded Dr. C.K.Dhanasekaran award for the contribution in Dental education. Have guided over 15 post graduate thesis work and also guided more than 70 short term projects for under graduates. Serving as consultant microbiologist in one corporate hospital and an ISO certified clinical laboratory. Serving as a member in the panel of examiner in 7 universities in south India. Serving as member for Tamil Nadu public service commission (TNPSC)  Experienced in industrial consultation and successfully completed 3 projects.     

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Dr. R.V Geetha ., M.Sc [medical microbiology]., Ph.D

Assistant professor

She completed her MSc (Medical Microbiology) from Dr ALM post Graduate institute of basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras and Ph.D at Saveetha University. She joined the institution in the year 1998  and Presently Working as Associate professor in the Department of Microbiology.She has got more than 20 years experience in teaching undergraduate and Post graduate students. She has nearly 100 Publications in indexed journals to her credit with H index of 7. She has won the Prestigious “Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam award for Teaching Excellence” given by Marina labs, and award for Teaching Excellance- Senior category by Bio Zone,Research Technologies Pvt.Ltd. She also holds additional post of Associate Dean of student affairs in the institute.


Dr. P. Gopinath, M.Sc., (Med Micro) Ph.D., (Med Micro)

Assistant Professor

My passion is to teach Medical Microbiology and doing Research in this field. Studying Resistant mechanisms and virulent factors in Clinical Bacteriology field are my sole interest in my research. 

I did my PG at University of Madras in 2009 and PhD is also in the same institution and awarded the degree in 2014. My thesis work was highly commended by the reviewers from both National and International panel. So far, I have around 33 both National and International publications in different Peer reviewed journals. Till now, guided around 72 UG short term projects, 10 PG projects works. I have achieved"Best Workaholic" and "Most Punctual" faculty awards for 6 times in Saveethe Denal College & Hospitals.  4 PhD scholars are currently working under me in resistant and virulent factors of clinically important bacterial pathogens.  I also holding a post of "Controller of Research for UG" in Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals.