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. Further the department was promoted as the research department in 2019 by starting M.Phil., in Biochemistry.The Department has well equipped infrastructural facilities with laboratories and equipments for both the academics and research activities for carrying out experiments in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Bio-organic chemistry, Enzymology, Food analysis and Clinical studies.
The department has qualified faculty having doctoral research experience and focus on research in the areas of Biological Sciences.Thrust areas of the department include multidisciplinary research in the fields ofcancerbiology, nanoparticle synthesis, bioinformatics, spectral studies, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, phytochemical analysis, antioxidant studiesand anaemia. The faculty and students are encouraged to participate in International and National conferences and presenting research papers. The faculty members are publishing research papers in reputed journals.
In an endeavour to create health awareness among people, Department of Biochemistry in association with NSS unit of our college has been organizing health camps on a regular basis. In these health camps, our team of technicians conduct various tests for diagnosing diabetes, blood pressure and BMI. These camps play important role in diagnosing the disorders at the early stage and to start proper treatment.
The value-added programmes and certificate courses have been introduced for the skill development of the students. These courses are job focussed and provide a wide range of skills to an individual so that they can perform well when dealing with complex projects and in multiplatform environment. Thus, helps in enhancing the confidence level of an individual.
Periodic updating of syllabi in accordance with the present industrial need help us to train the students in precise direction. The alumni of the department have earned teaching and research positions in prestigious institutions across the globe. we are dedicated to enabling our students to succeed academicallyand to reach their full potential. Our approach is holistic and developmental, encouraging our students to become talented individuals who are able to make significant contributions in all strides of life.