Department of Biochemistry (Aided)


  • Learning, discovering and creating a better world by providing value integrated Science education to students.


  • Empower teachers to develop skills and qualities of students.
  • Encourage teachers to take up scientific research understanding.
  • Develop scientific thinking skills of students.
  • Develop leadership qualities among students.
  • Encourage students to care society.
  • Orient parents about purpose of education and support them to handle students.
  • Improving learning atmosphere by increasing lab facility, easy access to library, sports and music.

History of the Department

  • The department of Biochemistry was started in the year 1989. Our department has excellent infrastructural facilities and a well-furnished laboratory. The department comprises of highly spirited and dedicated teachers and Lab assistants. The department has a credit of organizing UGC sponsored seminar, Minor and Major research projects, workshops and TNSCST sponsored student’s projects. One DBT funded project was completed by the department.

Highlights of the Department

  • Our meritorious alumni are well placed as scientists in U.S.A., England, and in Australia as scientists. Our students students are placed in forensic science department, state and central government jobs, placed as teaching professionals in colleges, schools as and as technicians in hospitals.
  • Papers are presented in ISHR- International Society of Heart in U.S.A.
  • Research Articles are published in the reputed National and International journals.
  • Papers are presented regularly in National and International conferences.
  • Workshops/Conferences are regularly organized in collaboration with other life Science departments.
  • Unique reading club functions in the department, which has books other than academics. Biographies and motivation books.
  • The department recognizes the student office bearers with leadership quality and gives them all a small gift on the day of Farewell party.
  • Extra credit internship is introduced in curriculum and the field of internship is widened so that the students can broaden their area of employability.
  • Inter collegiate meet organized by the department on 21.02.2018.
  • Industrial visit is arranged for our students every year.

Programmes offered

S.No. Name of the Programme Sanctioned

Faculty Members

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

Succession List of Head of the Department

S.No. Name of the Faculty Year


Faculty Achievements

Dr. P. Annapoorani, Head & Associate Professor

  • Served as a Member of NAAC Steering Committee
  • Co-ordinator of FIST – 2016 0nwards
  • Recognized Guide in Madurai Kamaraj University and at present guiding three research Scholars
  • Presented a paper in International Conference on Emerging Trends in Science and Social Science at KuluaLumpur, Malaysia
  • Presented papers in International Society of Heart Research Conferences, U.S.A.
  • Had summer training at Rosalind Franklin Medical University, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Completed (18 months) one DBT Sponsored Research Project for Rs.8 Lakhs
  • Convened one state level workshop on ‘Entrepreneurial Skills’ and International conference on ‘Scientific conference on Scientific and Social Approches to Mental wellbeing’
  • Chairman of UG Board of studies since 2009
  • Delivered Guest lectures in SBS, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • Edited a Souvenir - National Edition ‘Scientific and Social Approaches to Mental wellbeing’ with ISBN : 978-81-935892-7-4


  • Presented 3 papers in National and International Conferences
  • Published 3 papers in International Journals
  • Convened 3 workshops and 1 National symposium
  • Editor of ‘International Multidisciplinary Innovative Research Journal’ Virudhunagar, Tamil nadu
  • Recognized Guide in Madurai Kamaraj University and at present guiding one research Scholarted
  • Edited a Souvenir - National Edition ‘Emerging viral Infectious Diseases’with ISBN 978-81-935892-5-0
  • 3 Guest lectures delivered in other Colleges


  • Published a Book ‘An Introduction to Biomolecules and Enzymes’ ISBN – 9789387102743 Shanlax Publications, Madurai, Tamilnadu, 2018
  • Presented 2 papers in National and International Conferences
  • Organized a State level Workshop on ‘Immunological Techniques’on Feb 2017

Students Achievements


Notable Alumni

  • Ms.K.A.Umachandrika, Manager, Administrative section, Ford Car Company, U.S.A
  • Ms.R.Jeejabai, Scientist, Rosalind Franklin Medical University Chicago, U.S.A
  • Ms.Neeraja, Scientist, New York University, U.S.A
  • Ms.Rohini, Scientist, Oklahama University, U.S.A
  • Ms.Sargunadevi, Embroyologist, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Ms.Jeya, Scientist, Forensic Department, Tamilnadu
  • Ms.R.Vijaya, Scientist, Texas University, U.S.A
  • Ms.T.Sharmil, Principal in Charge, Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai
  • Ms.S.Shyla, Scientist, VPR Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chennai
  • Ms.Sophia Syed, Senior Laboratory Technologist, Apollo Hospital, Madurai
  • Ms.Ramamanimozhi, Junior Assistant, PWD, Govt.of Tamil Nadu
  • Ms.Sheela Devi, Village Administrative Officer, Sivakasi
  • MS.UMA, Junior Assistant, Auditors office, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
  • Ms.R.Velammal, Lab Assistant, V.V.V.College for Women, Virudhunagar
  • Christinal Olivia, Assistant Professor, Lady Doak College, Madurai
  • Ms.Lavanya, Assistant Professor, Department of Biohemistry,P.S.G.College of Arts & Sciene,Coimbatore
  • Ms.Manjula, Scientist,Australia
  • Ms.Barani, Teacher, Navodaya School, New Delhi
  • Ms.Sheela, School Principal, Madurai
  • Ms.IIavenil Arunachalam, Assistant Professor, Mangayarkarasi College for Women, Chennai
  • Ms.IsaiPratha, IIT, Ph.D (Indian Institution Technology of Chennai)
  • Ms.Arun Sudha, IIT, Project (Indian Institution Technology of Chennai)
  • Ms.Anandhi, Assistant Professor, Lady Doak College, Madurai
  • Ms.Amsaveni, Government School Teacher
  • Ms.Maheswari, Government School Teacher
  • Ms.Mangai, Teacher, Matriculation School, Chennai
  • Ms.Mala, Assistant Professor, Mepco Schlenk College of Engineering, Sivakasi
  • Ms.Sureetha, M.S., U.S.A
  • Ms.J.Annapoorani, Scientist, Bangalore
  • Ms.Lakshmi Priya, Research Assistant, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai
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Address : Dr.(Tmty.) P.Annapoorani,
Head & Associate Professor
Department of Biochemsistry(Regular)
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.

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