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The gateway to understand life through biological science in molecular terms
Biochemistry also referred as Biological Chemistry, is the study of how inanimate and non-living molecules get together to constitute, maintain and perpetuate life. This study is beneficial in understanding the basic functions of the living body including human at the cellular and molecular level and also in finding remedies for a variety of ailments. Biochemists can understand and solve biological problems. Biochemistry has many new frontiers today. Well-qualified and trained biochemists are in huge demand, and could secure job opportunities in Life Science and Research Laboratories, IT, Teaching, Government and Private Sectors Globally. The department has a state-of-the-art laboratory with modern equipment like Micro Centrifuge, Cold Room, UV Spectrophotometer and Clinical Biochemistry Analyzer, all of which enable the students to carry out basic research activities under the guidance of the highly experienced faculty members.
The department organizes International and National Conferences, Workshops and Guest Lectures by eminent experts from various academic, research institutes and other organizations to provide exposure to the students. Field visits to industries and research institutes and value-added technical programs are regularly organized. Students are encouraged to attend various International, National and State level seminars, conferences, workshops and symposia and to present papers and participate in various events.
The department arranges industrial visits and internships with several reputed institutes like Indian Institute of Science, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Pasteur Institute, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories.
To be renowned as a centre for excellence in Biochemistry through innovative teaching methods, highest level of scientific research and transforming women to an exceptional talent pool globally
To train students with a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles and practice of Biochemistry
To perform scientific research at the highest levels and to translate discoveries into meaningful applications for better healthcare and economic development.
To emphasize on the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills
To inculcate the values of professionalism and dedication making the graduates to be confidently placed in all the sectors of life science
Highlights - Academics
Awards & Achievements
- 108 University ranks, 22 Gold medals and 8 Awards are bagged by the students of the department.
- Awarded with Somasundaram Science Award -Bharathiar University for Outstanding Performance among all Science Graduates of Colleges under Bharathiar University.
- Awarded with the E.R.B. Shanmugasundaram Endowment Award -Bharathiar University for the first rank holder in Biochemistry for consecutive seven years since 2013.
- Abbes Biotech Laboratories
- Center for Bioscience and Nanoscience Research
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