Ocular immunology is the study of the defense mechanisms involved in preventing the development of infection in the eye.
The centre is headed by Dr. H.N. Madhavan, the Director of Microbiology assisted by Dr. K. Lily Therese (HOD & Professor), Dr. J. Malathi (Reader), Dr. B. Mahalakshmi (Lecturer), 4 Research Fellows, 5 Junior Scientist, 1 Senior Executive, 1 Junior Executive, 10 Laboratory Technologists, 2 Secretaries and 2 Lab attenders. The activities of the centre are carried out in 6 sections of Microbiology – Bacteriology, Immunology, Mycology, Virology, and Mycobacteriology and Molecular microbiology.
Ongoing Projects: 6