The Department of Microbiology is the center for dissemination of academic knowledge and professional skills in Applied Microbiology in the Sri Lankan University system since 1990.









The department:

  • Contributes to the B.Sc. General Degree and B.Sc. Special Degree programmes of the Faculty of Science offering Microbiology as one of the main subjects.
  • Conducts Master of Science in Applied Microbiology and Master of Science in Food & Nutrition Degree programmes. 
  • Provides opportunities for the postgraduate students to read for MPhil and PhD by research. 
  • Offers consultancy, analytical and laboratory services and training programmes in Applied Microbiology to public and private sector organizations. 

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