Lovely Professional University (LPU) takes pride of being an ultra-modern high-tech campus sprawling over 600 acres on the Grand Trunk (GT) Road at the outskirts of Jalandhar City, Punjab. It is the largest single campus university in India, with more than 30,000 students from across the world, 4000 faculty and staff members. It offers more than 200 programmes stretching from under graduate to Doctorate to D.Litt. The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities.
Department of Microbiology
The vision of Lovely Professional University is to be a premier academic institution, recognized internationally for its contribution to industry & society, through excellence in teaching-learning, research & training, internationalization, entrepreneurship, and leadership. The University has ventured to transform education through academic rigour, practical orientation and outcome-based teaching, establishing close cooperation between industry and academia, undertaking impactful research to address local, national and global challenges.
Department of Microbiology was established in 2006 and offers Undergraduate, Post-graduate and Doctorate programs in Microbiology. The thrust areas of the Department includes Microbial Metabolites, PGPRs, Bioremediation, Fermented Food & Beverages, and Medical Microbiology. The Department is well-equipped with modern laboratories to provide quality teaching and research opportunities for students.
Association of Microbiologist of India-LPU Unit
The Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) has been playing a pivotal role in popularizing microbiology in the country. AMI-LPU unit at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara, Punjab, India was formed in the year 2018 and committed to popularizing microbiology in and nearby areas of Punjab via organizing conferences, seminars, meetings, workshops and trainings.