DEPARTMENT OF BIO-CHEMISTRY

About Course

Biochemistry is a subject which explores the chemistry of living organisms and reactions related to biological processes such as growth, reproduction, metabolism, heredity, etc. The Department of Biochemistry was started in the year 2000 and has been functioning with accolades and has made rapid strides in teaching by offering the course at undergraduate level. The Department of Biochemistry is vibrant and ambitious, it is actively engaged in conducting academic events such as seminars, guest lectures.

The Department also offers

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)and
  • Certificate course in Medical Coding

to provide quality teaching for young students consistent with recent trends, needs, demands and priorities.
Biochemists usually involved in research related works. They can also work for various organisations including

  • Hospitals,
  • Forensic crime research,
  • Drug Manufacturing Companies
  • Public Health Entities
  • Blood Service Industrial Laboratories
  • Cancer research institutes
  • Research Departments
  • Educational Institutes
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Cosmetic Industries
  • Agriculture and
  • Fisheries

Our vision

The prime aim of the Department rests on imparting high standards of education to our students by guiding ,leading, empowering and enlightening them in the right direction to meet the global requirements and to develop them to face future challenges.

Our mission

  • To impart education for creative life.
  • To enable them to realize their hidden potential.
  • Make them excel in all their endeavours with their proven caliber.

Objectives:  

The Department of Biochemistry aims to live up to the promise of providing quality education to fulfill the growing demands of both academics and life science-based industries. Further, student - teacher interactive seminars, hands on training and field visits are some of the meaningful agenda planned with the aim of the subject research oriented and vibrant.

Faculty

S.No. Name of the faculty with Photo Designation Qualification Date of Joining Speciation
1
Mrs. Meera Murugesan
HOD M.Sc., M.Phil., 23.08.2000 Biochemistry
2.
Mrs. D.Subhashini
Asst. Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil., 16.07.2008 Biochemistry
3.
Dr. C.Latha
Asst. Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D 01.08.2012 Zoology
4.
Mrs. S.Sarada
Asst. Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil., 21.11.2012 Biochemistry
5.
Mrs. M.DurgaDevi
Asst. Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil., 14.06.2017 Biochemistry

Achievements


University Rank Holders (with photos):

Batch 2010-2013
J.Kavitha
University 3 rd Rank
N.Vigneswari
University 12 th Rank

Batch 2011-2014
R.Esther Angelin
University 2nd Rank
M.R Sayeedha Parveen
University 3rd rank

Batch 2012-2015
R.Esther Angelin
University 11th rank
M.Meena
University 13th Rank

Batch 2013-2016
INDUMATHY.V
University 12th Rank
KALAISELVI.R
University 16th Rank

Batch 2014-2017
IFAIROSE BANU.N
University 14th Rank

Batch 2015-18
Ms. Dharabai
University 3rd Rank

Awards

Department Date Student Name Class Prize Event College
BIOCHEMISTRY 01.08.2018 M.Logeshwari R.Ranjitham III yr 3rd prize Poster presentation Chennai National College
22.12.2018 S.Lekhavadhani P.Divya III yr 1st  prize Wealth from waste Valliammal college
M.Logeshwari V.Kalpana III yr 2nd prize Powerpoint Presentation
C.Shyamala III yr 3rd prize On the spot
  19.01.2019 M.Logeshwari P.Divya III yr 2nd prize Wealth from waste Valliammal college
  10.01.18 M.Logeshwari V.Kalpana II YR Selected for tamilnadu state level science exhibition Life science model Bhakthavatchalam College
  07.10.16 S.Thenmozhi III Year I Hand Art D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 L.Syed Ali Fathima III Year I Hand Art D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 V.Sandhiyaa I Year III Adzap D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 A.Deepa I Year III Adzap D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 M.Logeswari I Year III Adzap D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 A.Sabina I Year III Adzap D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 N.Menaga I Year III Adzap D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 G.Durga I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 T.U.Lavanya I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 G.Pavithra I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 A.Deepa I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 M.Logeswari I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  07.10.16 N.Menaga I Year III Mime D.G Vaishnav College
  29.01.15 Saranya.V III YR 2nd prize POSTER PRESENTATION ETHIRAJ

Placement Details


BATCH NO. OF. STUDENTS GRADUATED ON CAMPUS OFF CAMPUS TOTAL OFFERS NO. OF. COMPANIES HIGHER STUDIES
2011-14 24 24   Off campus 12 3 12
2012-15 24 24   Off campus 5 1 19
2013-16 28 24   Off campus 9 3 15
2014-17 28 28   Off campus 6 3 25

Infrastructure & Facilities


  • The Department is furnished with well equipped laboratory with various instrument and the students follow the rules & regulations during the conduct of practical classes.
  • The college library provides useful books for the students of biochemistry.
LAB FACILITIES

ACTIVITIES

Industrial Visits - Aavin Diary Industry
As a part of the curriculum the students of the Department of Biochemistry were taken for an industrial visit to the Aavin Dairy Industry, Madhavaram on 07.10.2017. The students had an opportunity to visit the various sectors in the diary industry and also the quality control laboratory, where they learned the various techniques used to check the quality of milk.

A visit to the various laboratories in the Madras Medical Mission Hospital was organized for the students on 30.09.2016 to avail practical knowledge of the subject

A visit to International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicoclogy was arranged for the students to help the students to avail practical knowledge on various techniques in Biochemistry.

A visit to International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicoclogy was arranged for the students to help the students to avail practical knowledge on various techniques in Biochemistry.

National Level Technical Symposium

S.NO.

DATE

NAME OF THE PROGRAM

TITLE

RESOURCE PERSON

1

27.01.2015

NATIONAL SEMINAR

EMERGING TRENDS IN LIFE SCIENCE

Dr.Sadanand B. Mushigeri, Ph.D., FASC (AW)., FIBR., Toxicologist – Regulatory Affairs and Product Stewardship, Huntsman Coorporation, Mumbai, India

State Level Workshop

S.NO DATE NAME OF THE PROGRAM TITLE RESOURCE PERSON
1 17.09.2018 STATE LEVEL WORKSHOP Essential Molecular Techniques in Biochemistry – Hands-on training Dr. D.J.Mukesh Kumar, Ph.D.,Managing Director, SPASK Biosolutions Pvt. Ltd.,
2. 09.01.2016 STATE LEVEL WORKSHOP Clinical Diagnosis & Evaluation of Leukemia Dr. R.Vijayalakshmi, Associate Professor, Dept of Preventive oncology, Cancer Institute, WIA and Dr. N.V. Hemamalini, Medical Officer In-charge, Savitha Medical College Chennai

Essential Molecular Techniques in Biochemistry – Hands-on training 3

Clinical Diagnosis & Evaluation of Leukemia



MOUS

S.NO NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION COMPANY DATE OF MOU SIGNED LINKAGE OF MOU BENEFITS OF MOU
1 Stannis Institute 08.08.2017 2 years On-site training to students & 100% placement
2 Indian institute of Medical Coding 12.09.2018 1 year On-site training to students & 100% placement