Dr Nella Harshini

Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Email: dr.harshininella@gmail.com

Current academic role and responsibilities

  • Assistant professor in the department of microbiology
  • Conducting theory, practical classes, Self – Directed Learning and Problem BasedØ Learning sessions for the medical and dental programs. 
  • Involved in diagnostic and research activities of the department.
  • Guiding undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD) students in their research projects.
  • To plan and prepare appropriately the assigned courses and lectures.
  • Implementing the designated curriculum completely and in due time.
  • Attending and participating in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings and activities.
  • To model ethical conduct, caring attitude and promote positive inter-personal relationships, correct use of language, promote empathy, compassion and respect for the gender, ethnic, religious, cultural and learning diversity of students.

Areas of research & expertise

  • Clinical Bacteriology
  • Immunology,
  • Virology and Parasitology,
  • Mycology,
  • Bacteriological study of Urinary Tract Infections.
  • Isolation and Identification of Aerobic Bacterial Flora in eyes of Normal persons
  • Screening for HIV-1 and HIV-2, Antibodies by ELISA, in voluntary blood donors at district hospital in Khammam
  • Study of HIV-TB co infection
  • Research on MRSA -Nasal carriage.
  • Molecular biology (PCR)

Awards and achievements

Best poster award at Mamata Medical College, Khammam for presentation on “MRSA-Nasal carriage among paramedical staff in a tertiary care hospital, Khammam”.

Professional affiliations

  1. Membership no of IAMM TAPC chapter :520
  2. National IAMM membership no: SM 33/16-17


  1. Nella Harshini, B. Anuradha. A study on HIV-TB co infection on and around Khammam,Telanagana. International journal of current microbiology and applied sciences. November 2017;6(11).
  2. B Anuradha, Nella Harshini and B Nageshwar Rao. MRSA -Nasal carriage among paramedical staff in a tertiary care hosiptal,khammam. ECRONICON Microbiology June 2018;14(7):384-390.