Dr Gopalakrishna Bhat K

Additional Professor

Department of Microbiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Gopalkrishna Bhat K is involved in:

    • Teaching and Research in Microbiology
    • Dr TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Hospital infections
    • Member Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee
    • Member Secretary, Composite Research Committee

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Medical Microbiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Doctor of Philosophy PhD Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1993
Master of Science in Medical Microbiology Medical Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1986
Bachelor of Science Master of Science St Philomena College, Puttur 1983

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Additional Professor 2012 onwards
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 1999-2012
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 1993-1999
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Lecturer 1987-1993
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Tutor 1986-1987

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Drug Resistance, Hospital Infections, Community-Acquired MRSA, Bacterial Virulence

Area of Expertise

Bacterial Culture and Identification, Fungal Culture, Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing, Serology, Parasitology

Area of Research

Trace metal metabolism and virulence in S aureus, E coli, Community-Acquired MRSA, Drug Resistance, Hospital Infections

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Editorial Board Member, Urology.
  • Awarded for contribution to medical literature, 2005-2012.
  • Awarded with Dr TMA Pai Gold Medal for best research, 1990.
  • PhD research programme coordinator at KMC, Mangalore.
  • Life Member of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
  • Life Member of the Association of Microbiologists of India.

    Effect of magnesium of physiology of staphylococcus aureus

    1990-01-01

    Effect of trace metals on production of exoprotein and B-lactamase by Staphylococcus aureus

    1994-01-01

    Effect of trace metals on synthesis of exoproteins and exotoxins by staphylococcus aureus

    1995-01-01

    Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus in community acquired pyoderma

    2004-01-01

    Effect of phenotypic switching on expression of virulence factors by candida albicans causing candidiasis in diabetic patients

    2009-01-01