Dear undergraduate students, welcome to the Department of Microbiology!
We are pleased that you have chosen Yobe State University as your place for graduate studies, and it is our hope that you will find the Department, University and Yobe State as welcoming places. From our perspective, students undergoing graduation maintain the vigour of creative scientific endeavour in departments like ours. One of our primary goals is to provide an environment that will stimulate enquiring minds and foster the excitement and joy of scientific discovery.
We are justifiably proud of our continuing under-graduate students. They have established an enviable tradition of excellence and I am pleased to acknowledge their continuing contributions to the studies and educational activities of this department. Department of Microbiology runs the programme B.Sc. (Honours) Microbiology. This programme itself has vast application in classical and applied fields of microbiology as, Microbial Physiology, Microbial Ecology, Microbial Genetics, Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Agricultural Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, etc . Students enrolled to this programme will gain knowledge in different fields of microbiology besides creating opportunities for employment in different industries of respective fields.
Department of Microbiology is well equipped with state of art laboratories and has already received high appreciation from the University management for its continuous research and innovation activities in fight against COVID-19 pandemic crises in a short span by developing hand sanitizers and face mask for University and its community. Department has also been encouraged to undergo research and development projects which will benefit the society, state and nation in its upcoming development beside employment generation. Finally, on behalf of the faculty and highly efficient staff members in the Department of Microbiology, I extend a warm welcome to all our new and continuing undergraduate students. You can be assured of our encouragement and support as you pursue your studies here at Yobe State University.
Welcome to be enlightened by the power of knowledge!
Prof. Debajyoti Bose,
Head of the Department,
Department of Microbiology,
Yobe State University