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Welcome to the Department of Microbiology
History of Department
Department of Bacteriology was established in 1st May 1960 as separate department. Dr. Daw Nyun Nyun (Lecturer/Head) named the Department of Microbiology and headed the newly formed department with 2 assistant lecturers and 5 demonstrators firstly. Seven heads have leaded the department. Professor Thida is the present head and conducts the departmental work with 13 teaching staff.
Microbiology is one of the subjects, teaching to third MBBS students. Master degree course was developed in 1976 at Mandalay. After second batch, the course was paused and restarted at 1995 again. Nearly 30 M.Med.Sc graduates were produced successfully and 4 candidates are taking the course. Ph.D course was expanded in 1999. The 4 Ph.D candidates had graduated and 2 candidates are doing research work Microbiology is also taught to the master students of Pathology and students. attending the Basic Medical Science Course.
In addition to teaching activities, scientific talk, symposium, workshop and training are held for staff development. Research work and laboratory service for patients, collaborated with clinical departments are also undertaken.