Biochemistry is the study of how inanimate and non-living molecules get together to constitute, maintain and perpetuate life. The study of the subject is useful not only in understanding the basic functions of the living body including that of man at the cellular and molecular level, but also in finding remedies for a variety of ailments. Biochemistry has many new frontiers today. Well-qualified and trained biochemists are in huge demand and could secure job Opportunities in LifeScience and Research Laboratories, IT, Teaching, Government and Private Sectors Globally.
The department has a state-of-the-art laboratory with modern equipments like microcentrifuge, 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 guest lectures by eminent experts from various academic, research institutes and other organizations to provide exposure to the students. Field visits to industrial and research institutes and value-added technical programmes are regularly arranged. Students are encouraged to attend various International, National and State level seminars, conferences, workshops and symposia where they present papers and participate in various events.
The department arranges industrial visits and internships with several reputed institutes like IISC, BHABHA Atomic Research Center, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Pasteur Institute, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology.