HISTORY

   Department of Microbiology was founded as part of the Faculty of Science at Chulalongkorn University in 1975. The department was established to educate undergraduate students, and conduct researches in the area of microbiology, including application of microbiology in the fields of medicine, agriculture, industry and environment. In the past two decades, we continuously transformed to become one of the leading microbiology departments in Thailand and Asia.

     Currently, we are locating on the fourth floor of TAB Building on Phayathai Road in the heart of Bangkok. We are offering an undergraduate program in Microbiology, Master’s program in Industrial Microbiology, and the doctoral program in Microbiology. There are 21 full-time faculty staffs in the department, most of which hold the highest degree in their fields. With the diverse areas of faculty interest, we are conducting cutting edge researches in bacteriology, mycology, applied microbiology, bioremediation, food microbiology, fermentation technology, microbial genetics, environmental microbiology, immunology and virology.