Departmental History

The Department of Microbiology was established on 28th November, 1998 .The first Lecturer & Head of Department was Dr. Thida from 29.11.98 to 26.3.2003. Dr. Tin Tin Myint, the second   Lecturer and Head from 7.4.2003 to 31.7.2006. After that Dr. Aye Aye Hlaing serves as lecturer and head of the Department from 2.8.2007 to 31.8 2010. Now Dr. Thu  Zar Myint is the head of the head of the department & she has been at the post since 17.1.2011.


Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to:
1. explain the characteristics of microorganisms causing infections commonly encountered in Myanmar
2. describe the mode of transmission, prevention and control of these infections
3. explain the host’s reactions towards specific stimuli
4. perform proper specimen collection for laboratory investigations
5. apply the preventive and control measures of infectious diseases common in Myanmar
6. realize the role of Microbiology in preventive, diagnostic and curative medicine
7. recognize the value of personal and environmental hygiene in hospital and community medicine

Courses Conducted

Undergraduate Course

1. Second Year B.N.Sc (Generic) Course
General Microbiology, Systemic Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology, Public Health Microbiology and Applied Microbiology.


Method of Teaching     

Lecture 60 hours
Practical & Class Tests 20 hours
Total hours 80 hours

                                                     
 Course Outline

At the end of the courses, the learner should be able to understand General Microbiology, Systemic Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology, Public Health Microbiology and Applied Microbiology.
 
Topic

General Microbiology
Systemic Bacteriology
Immunology
Virology,
Parasitology
Mycology
Public Health Microbiology and
Applied Microbiology

Student Assessment

Second Year B.N.Sc ( Generic)Course

Combined paper (Microbiology50% and Pathology 50%)
Formative assessment                                                  30%  
Class Tests                                                                  30%

 

Summative Assessment

Theory             (1:30- hour Paper )
Passmark                                                                     50%
Distinction      mark                                                    75%

Teaching Faculties (Microbiology)

 

Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Cho Cho Oo            

M.B.,B.S
M.Med.Sc, Ph.D(Microbiology) 

Former Heads

 
Dr. Thuzar Myint 2010 -    2015
Dr. Aye Aye Hlaing 2007   -  2010
Dr. Tin Tin Myint 2003   -  2006
Dr. Thida 1998 -    2003
Assistant Lecturer  
Dr. Khin Thawtar Shein M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc(Microbiology)
Dr. Khin Khin Gyi M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc(Microbiology)
Demonstrators  
Dr. Win Htut Myaing M.B., B.S
Dr. Pyae Phyo Zin M.B., B.S