The Biochemistry Department is a catalyst for intellectual growth and scientific exploration. With an intent to foster a deep understanding of molecular phenomena, we provide a stimulating environment where students engage in groundbreaking research and acquire the skills necessary for successful careers in the ever-evolving field of biochemistry. The Department has a state-of-the-art laboratory with modern equipment which enables the students to carry out research activities under the guidance of 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. Technical programs and field visits to industries, research institutes like Pasteur Institute of India, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, South India Textile Research Association, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Bionome, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Cotton Research Institute, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Central Food Technological Research Institute and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories are regularly organized. Students are encouraged to attend various International, National and State level seminars, conferences, Workshops & Symposia.
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Dr.P.Chitra has 29 years of experience in teaching. Her research areas include Clinical Biochemistry, Phytopharamceuticals and Environmental Science. She has published 33 research papers and presented 10 papers in National and International Conferences. She has authored a book on “A Guide to Diabetes care” and has worked…
Dr. D. Chandra Prabha is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. Her research area is Cancer Biology. Her research interests are Antioxidants, Cytotoxicity, Molecular modelling and insilico drug analysis. She has published 26 Research Papers in Journals and presented 7 Research Papers in National and International Conferences. She is a reviewer in the World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and a life-time member of IARA. She has participated in many Technical Seminars and Workshops. She has completed an Industry-Institute programme at Center for Bioscience and Nanoscience Research. She has served as a Chairman for UG Board of Studies in Bharathiar University and as a member of the Board of Studies in other Autonomy Institutes
Dr.R.Renuka is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. She has 15 years of teaching and 12 years of research experience. She has Completed Training on "IPR & Technology Transfer" conducted as a part of IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series Organized by MHRD’s Innovation Cell. She has completed 3 MOOC courses offered by Swayam
Platform, certificate course on Patent Drafting (PAT Draft’2017) offered by Centre for Intellectual
Property Rights, Anna University, Chennai and has qualified a certificate course in Content and
Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), ESOL Experts in Language Assessment examinations offered by University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. She has also attended several FDPS, workshops and hands on training conducted by various organizations.
Her research areas include Medicinal plants and therapeutics. She has published 13 articles in International Journals and is a Lifetime member in Society of Biological Chemist (India), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has participated and presented papers in 5 International and 12 National Conferences. She has received fund from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) Students Project Scheme and management sponsored Seed fund for students. She has been recognized for Faculty Best Performance & Citation Award for the year 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 in RVS CAS, Sulur. She has received best paper presentation awards in International Conference on Herbal and Natural components as the future of Pharmacology held at Avinashilingam University, National Seminar on Advances in Biological Sciences Research held at Nirmala College for Women and International Conference on Exploration of Biological Techniques in Life Sciences (ICEBTLS- 2021) organized by the Department of Biotechnology, RVS CAS & Supported Under DBT- Star Scheme, New Delhi.
Dr. A.Dhinek is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, she has 20 years of teaching experience. Her research area is Clinical Toxicology. She has published 24 Research Papers in Journals and presented Research Papers in National and International Conferences. She is a Fellow Member of Indian Academic Researchers Association (IARA). She has participated in Seminars and Workshops. Attended FDPs, Refresher Courses, Certificate Courses and Online Courses offered by Swayam, NPTEL and qualified certificate course in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), ESOL Experts in Language Assessment examinations offered by University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. She is a Member for Board of Studies for PG Biochemistry. She is a Review member of the International Journal of research and analytical reviews and Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Mrs N.Karthiha holding Research experience of 6 years and handles UG and PG classes since 2017. She has authorized a book chapter entitled “Sanga Illakkiyamum Parinama Valarchium” on Tamil Ilakkiyangalil Vazhviyal Koorugal. She has presented 9 papers in International Conferences and received Best Poster award. She also attended 16 National Conferences, 20 FDPs and Clinical Training Programmes. She has completed certificate course in “Food Science and Nutrition”. Her research areas include Medicinal plants and therapeutics. She has published 9 articles in International Journals and she is a Life time member in Indian Academic Researchers Association. She has filed two Patents. She has also mentored the students for Toycathon 2022. She has Completed Basic and Advanced Innovation Ambassador Training Programme. She has received a grant from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology.
Mrs. M. Keerthana is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry. She has been awarded Gold Medals in both B.Sc Biochemistry and M.Sc biochemistry by Bharathiar University for securing First rank. She is also a recipient of the ERB Shanmugasundaram Endowment Gold Medal awarded by Bharathiar University. Her research area is plant therapeutics. Her research interests are diabetes mellitus, plant phytotherapeutics and clinical biochemistry. She has published 9 Research Papers and presented her research findings at various National and International Conferences. She has attended various workshops, hands-on training and Faculty Development Programs (FDP) and Refresher courses.