Department of Biochemistry

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Biochemistry an offshoot of life sciences,focuses on the scientific study of the chemistry of living things and is therefore immediately relevant to human life,agriculture,medicine and pharmacenticals. Having realised its importance, we introduced this disciple in 1989. Later in 1993, it grew up into a post graduate department.


S.No Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr.(Mrs.) P.Annapoorani M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Head of the Department & Associate Professor
2 Dr.(Mrs.)R. Mallika M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Associate Professor
3 Dr.(Mrs.)R.Renuka M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Associate Professor

Students Strength :  128

Department Activities

♦Organised the UGC sponsored state Level Workshops, for College Teachers.

♦Organised the UGC sponsored State Level and National Level Seminars on various areas of life sciences such as environmental Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nanotechnology etc.


FIST : PCR Workshop conducted
              FTIR & UV-Vis Workshop conducted.

♦Three of our Faculty members have completed their Ph.D.,

♦UGC grant for minor research projects are received Periodically.

♦Paper presentation at Regional, National and International level conferences by all the faculty members and by post graduate students.

♦Visit to various institutions like Universities,Hospitals and Industries as field trips.

♦Study tour to places like CFTRI,NIN and IISC.

♦Biochemistry Association functions with various activities at the interdepartmental level and intercollegiate level.

♦Organized Interdepartmental certificate course on "Medical Laboratory Technology".

♦Our faculty members and students actively participate in College Union activities, Youthwelfare programmes, Equal Opportunity Center, Social Services, Placement Cell, Quiz Club and Eco club.

Staff Achievement

     ♦ Three of our Staff Member Dr.P.Annapoorani , Dr. Tmty.R.Mallika and Dr. Tmty R.Renuka have been awarded Ph.D in the Academic Year 2009 – 2010.

    ♦ Dr. (Tmty) P.Annapoorani, Head, and Associate Professor of Biochemistry worked on HPLC Research Project at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science , Chicago, U.S.A from 19.05.2011 to 10.06.2011.

    ♦ Dr. (Tmty) P.Annapoorani, presented paper in ISHR-2013 in San Diego, U.S.A.

    ♦ Dr. (Tmty) P.Annapoorani, presented paper in ISHR-2015 in Seatle, Washington, U.S.A.

Extension Service

Department has extended its service

     ♦To the Rural School Children by giving them training in Yoga, and taek-won-do.
     ♦To the School students by organizing science exhibitions.
     ♦To Rural women by conducting blood group analysis and Hb testing, Blood sugar and Blood pressure checking champs regularly.
     ♦To self help group women by organising anemia awareness programme.
     ♦To upgrade and give a contemporary outlook to our course.

About Alumni 

Alumnae have distinguished themselves

     ♦... Scientists in Research institutes in India and abroad.
     ♦... Assistant professor in colleges and in universities.
     ♦... Teachers in schools.
     ♦... Entrepreneurs.
     ♦... Staff members in State and Central Governments.
     ♦... Technicians in reputed Hospitals.