Introduction

The Biochemistry department is involved in Undergraduate teaching for MBBS, BDS, BSc (Nursing), DMLT and post graduate course in MD Biochemistry.  Students are encouraged in research activities to apply for research projects like ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research).

Facilities

The Department has research equipment such as high speed and ultra centrifuges, spectrophotometers, deep freezers, incubators, and general equipment such as microscope, spectrometer, and colorimeter.  Other facilities are

  • A spacious well equipped under graduate students laboratory with a capacity of 60 students at a time
  • Updated Department Library
  • Seminar Room
  • Post graduates Common Room
  • Demo room for under graduates
  • Biochemistry museum
  • Post Graduates Laboratory (Research Laboratory)

Faculty

Name Designation
Dr. R. Nagendran
Professor & HOD
Dr. S. Jaya
Professor
Dr. A. Mariappan
Associate Professor
Dr. Bhuvanendranath H.
Assistant Professor
Dr. M. Archana
Assistant Professor
Dr. Sonya R.
Tutor
Dr. Sobana D.
Tutor
Dr. Mahima Alicia M.
Tutor

Academics

Undergraduates – I Year BDS

Lecture hours – 70, Practical hours – 60, Total hours – 130

  • Tutorials and group discussion – Once a week
  • Seminar for all students – one topic per student

Evaluation

Theory -50

Practicals -50

University written exam -35

University written exam -45

Viva voce-10

Internal assessment (written) -5

Internal assessment (written) -5

 

List of Journals

Foreign journals

  1. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
  2. Annual Review of Biochemistry
  3. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  4. Biochemistry Research International
  5. Clinical Biochemistry
  6. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Indian journals

  1. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  2. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry
  3. Indian Journal of Medical Biochemistry
  4. Indian Journal of Medical Biochemistry (JPB)
  5. Journal of Current trends in Clinical Medicine Laboratory Biochemistry (JCMB)
  6. The Antiseptic
  7. Journal of Laboratory Physicians

Online journals

  1. Amino Acids
  2. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
  3. Annual Review of Biochemistry
  4. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  5. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology
  6. Biochemical genetics
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  9. Biochemistry (Biokhimiya). Supplemental Series A, Membrane and Cell Biology
  10. Biochemistry (Biokhimiya). Supplemental Series B, Biomedical Chemistry
  11. Biogeochemistry
  12. Biological Trace Element Research
  13. Biometals
  14. Biomolecular NMR Assignments
  15. BMC Biochemistry
  16. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics
  17. Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  18. Doklady. Biochemistry and Biophysics
  19. EMBO Journal
  20. Journal of Biomolecular NMR
  21. Journal of Biophysical Chemistry
  22. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
  23. Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology
  24. Journal of Medical Biochemistry
  25. Lipids
  26. Lipids in Health and Disease
  27. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
  28. Progress in Histochemistry and Cytochemistry
  29. The Protein Journal
  30. Trends in Biotechnology