The Department of Biochemistry was established in the year of 1991 with the blessings of Their Holiness. The department was started with B.Sc Biochemistry and upgraded as the Postgraduate department in 1996.The department has 3 state-of-the art laboratories for carrying out experiments in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Bio-organic chemistry, Enzymology, Food analysis and Clinical studies.
The Department is promoting research in various levels. The faculty members guided 14 M.Phil students registered in Bharathidasan University, Periyar University and Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. The faculty and students have participated in various International and national seminars and presented research papers. We have successfully completed 120 M.SC research projects in various topics like Cancer, Diabetes mellitus, Coronary Heart disease, Phytochemical analysis, Antioxidant studies, and Anemia.
We have conducted campus selection programs for our department students. Multinational Companies Kemin Nutrition Technologies and Nicholas Piramal Pharmaceutical Company have conducted campus selection in our college campus and selected our department students for placement in their companies.
The students of our department are getting awards every year in the University examinations. So far about 59 students have got University ranks in our Department.