Dr. Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay

Associate Dean & Professor

Department of Microbiology


    Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay teaches MD and  MBBS students.

    He is also:

    • Researcher inthe areas like Emerging infectious diseases in Southern India with a special reference to Burkholderia pseudomallei.
    • Antibiotic-resistance in hospital and community settings.
    • Hospital Acquired Infections faculty-in-charge of Critical care Microbiology Laboratory,Bacteriology,Antibiotic Sensitivity,antibiotic policy,Chairman of hospital infection control,Kasturba Hospital,Manipal.
    • Research Cell Coordinator,KMC,Manipal.


Subject Semester / Year
Microbiology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University 2000
MBBS Nil Ratan Sirkar Medical College, Calcutta University 1993


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC,Manipal Professor and Associate Dean 1/3/2018 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor 5 years
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 4 years
MCOMS, Pokhara
KIMS, Bhubaneshwar
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 2 years
SGPGIMS, Lucknow Service Senior Resident 3 years
IMS,BHU,Varanasi Tutor 3 years


Area of Interest

Melioidosis , Antimicrobial resistance , Hospital Infections and control, Antibiotic Policy

Area of Research

Melioidosis , Antimicrobial resistance

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Academy of Medical Sciences, 2008.
  • Member of Executive Committee, IAMM, 2012-2014.
  • President of IAMM-KC, 2013-14.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiology, 2002.
  • Life Member of Association of Microbiologists, 2002.
  • Member of Academy of Clinical Microbiologists, 2010.
  • Member of Executive Committee  of International Melioidosis Society.

Optimization and Validation of Indirect ELISA Using Truncated TssB Protein for the Serodiagnosis of Glanders amongst Equines.

2014-01-01 Singha H Malik P Goyal SK Khurana SK Mukhopadhyay C Eshwara VK Singh RK

The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2014, Article ID 469407, 6 pages (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/469407).


2013-01-01 Mukhopadhyay C Vandana KE Bhat HV

JACM, Jan – Jun 2013, Issue 1, 11-18.

Systematic Review and Consensus Guidelines for Environmental Sampling of Burkholderia pseudomallei.

2013-01-03 Mukhopadhyay C

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, March 2013, Vol 7, Issue 3, e2105.

Tuberculosis or melioidosis? - look twice in southwestern coastal India.

2012-01-01 Mukhopadhyay C Krishna S Vandana KE Saravu K Balasubramaniam R

SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases & HIV/AIDS. 2012; IX(2); 15-18.

Use of a Recombinant Burkholderia Intracellular Motility A Protein for Immunodiagnosis of Glanders.

2011-01-09 Kumar S Malik P Varma SK Pal V Gautham V Mukhopadhyay C Rai GP

Clinical and vaccine immunology, Sept. 2011, 456–1461.

Molecular Characterization of Clinical Burkholderia pseudomallei Isolates from India.

2011-01-07 Mukhopadhyay C Kaestli M Vandana KE Sushma K Mayo M Richardson L Tuanyok A Keim P Godoy D Spratt BG

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011; 85(1): 121–123.

Melioidosis Diagnostic Workshop, 2013. Emerging Infectious Diseases,

2015-01-02 Mukhopadhyay C

www.cdc.gov/eid, Vol. 21, No. 2, February 2015.