The Biochemistry department was started in 1996 with the 3 year B.Sc. degree programme. The 2 year M.Sc. Programme in Biochemistry was instituted in 2002. The research programmes, M.Phil. and Ph.D commenced from 2006 with the approval of the Bharathiar University. The department endeavours to give an in-depth knowledge in various fields of Biochemistry namely Molecular Biology, Clinical Biochemistry, Endocrinology, Neurochemistry, Genetics, Tissue culture, Genetic engineering, Animal and Industrial biotechnology, Bioinformatics etc. The well equipped PG laboratories with excellent infrastructure are effectively utilized to give the students sound practical, research and professional skills. The well qualified and motivated faculties of the department are keen to develop research, development, consultancy and extension activities.
The curricula and teaching methods at GRD reflect the new orientation in the Bioscience area and are supported by outstanding infra structure, laboratories, library facilities and faculty resources, all of which are kept continually updated. The department of Biochemistry regularly organizes national level seminars, workshops, guest lectures and soft skill training which help the students to be aware of new developments in their field and become job-ready. Involvement in research and project activities is actively promoted. The students centered curriculum and co- curricular strategies emphasize creativity, self learning and resourcefulness and professional enrichment. The department has an excellent track record of placements in highly reputed organizations both for training and for employment.
PROGRAMMESThe department was started in 1996 with the 3 year B.Sc. Degree programme. The 2 year M.Sc. Programme in Biochemistry was instituted in 2002. The research programmes, M.Phil. and Ph.D commenced from 2006 with the approval of the Bharathiar University. Under the department of Biochemistry, instituted in 1995-96, the following programmes are offered.
B.Sc. Biochemistry 3 Years M.Sc. Biochemistry 2 Years
RESEARCH PROGRAMMESM.Phil Biochemistry Full -Time/Part-Time Ph. D Biochemistry Full -Time/Part-Time