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Department of Biochemistry

About the Department


To provide comprehensive Biochemical education to our post-graduate and PhD students.


To conduct high quality research in Biochemistry and to effectively transmit our knowledge in
Biochemistry to the industry and  to the general public.


To become a center for excellence in Biochemistry.

To make a lasting mark in the International scene.
The History

The department was started in 1933 to foster research on the subject and for teaching at the post-graduate level. It is one of the first independent Department of Biochemistry in India. The department has trained over 1000 Biochemists - many of whom are occupying prestigious positions all over the world. At present, the department is offering 2 M.Sc. courses - M.Sc Advanced Biochemistry and M.Sc Bioinformatics. The Department has produced 200 M.Phils and 140 Ph.Ds over the past 10 years. The Department offers consultancy services to pharmaceutical companies. The Department has research projects funded by Rockfeller foundation, USPL 480, UGC, DST, CSIR,ICMR,AYUSH,DRDO and DBT.


Research Labs



Tissue culture facility



M.Sc Lab



Microbiology Lab      



M.Phil Lab



In-Silico Lab



Instrumentation Room



Cold Room



Freezer room 1

Chemical Store



Apparatus Stores




  • Thermal cycler 1
  • Gradient thermal cycler - 1
  • MicroPlate Reader - 3
  • Electronic Orbital Shaker - 2
  • UV Trans Illuminator - 1
  • Beta Counter -1
  • CO2 Incubator - 3
  • Inverted Microscope -1
  • Eppendorf Microfuge -2
  • Gel Scanner -1
  • Semi-dry blotting system -2
  • Freeze drier -1
  • Refrigerated high speed Centrifuge (Sigma)-1
  • Remi Cooling Centrifuge -3
  • Electroporator -1
  • Laminar Air Flow (class II)-1
  • Milli Q Water purification system -1
  • HPLC -1
  • Bio Safety Cabinet -1
  • Laminar Air Flow
  •             (Horizontal – 4; Vertical -2)
  • Deionized Water Unit - 1
  • Gel Documentation -1
  • Deep freezer (-80ºC) -1
  • Deep Freezer (-20ºC) -4
  • Fraction Collector -2
  • Shimadzu UV-Visible Spectrophotometer - 1
  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer - 1
  • Electronic Orbital Shaker - 1
  • Snow Flake Ice Machine -1
  • Fluorescent Microscope -1
  • Biophotometer -1
  • Inverted Microscope with digital imaging and Computer -1
  • Vacuum Concentrator Plus-1
  • Ultra Sonicator- 1
  • Bacteriological incubator

ERBS Library with more than  500 books and 2 journals.

Multimedia Class Room

Class rooms with interactive board and LCD projectors.

Department Animal House facilities



Name of the Faculty Designation View Profiles
Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy Professor and Head Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy
Dr. S. Subramanian Associate Professor Dr. S. Subramanian
Dr. G. Sudhandiran Assistant Professor Dr. G. Sudhandiran
Dr. A.J. Vanisree Assistant Professor Dr. A.J. Vanisree
Dr. M. Ravi Assistant Professor Dr. M. Ravi

Courses offered by the Department

Post Graduate

  • M.Sc Advanced Biochemistry

M.Phil Courses

  • Bio Chemistry

Syllabus for the Courses Offered

P.G Degree
Bioinformatics Download

Fees Structure

Fee Structure will be available soon


Timetable for All Courses Download
Timetable for All Courses Download

Research Scholars

Name Guide Topic Year Joined Year Completed Email Id
S. Jamuna Prof. Dr. S. Niranjali Devaraj In vivo studies on the cardioprotective effect of ethanolic extract of Crataegus oxycantha on atherosclerosis 2010 2011
T.V. Krishna Priya Prof. Dr. S. Niranjali Devaraj Evaluation of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and cyto toxicity properties of unripe fruit of Aegle marmalos-An in vitro study 2010 2011
M.S. Sakeena Sadullah Prof. Dr. S. Niranjali Devaraj Characterization of Plumbago zelanica root extract and evaluation of ant-carcinogenic activity of Dichloromethane (DCM) extract of Plumbago zelanica against DEn induced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in experimantal rats 2010 2011
M. Dinesh Dr. G. Sudhandiran Role of Luteolin in mediating intrinsic apoptosis during azoxymethane induced colon carcinogenesis 2010 2011
D. Lakshmi Dr. G. Sudhandiran A study on the effect of Fish oil against acrylamide induced neurotoxicity: involvement of heat shock proteins and intrinsic apoptosis 2010 2011
N. Sridevi Dr. G. Sudhandiran A study on the anti inflammatory action of Luteolin against azoxymethane induced experimental mouse colon carcinogenesis 2010 2011
S. Selvi Dr.A.J. Vanisree Investigation on levels of inositol phosphate and intermediate filament protein (GFAP) in different grades of central nervous system (CNS) tumours 2010 2011
V. Sumathi Dr.A.J. Vanisree Expression analysis of key malignant factors (IGFs and urviving in central nervous system tumours of different grades 2010 2011
G.E. Sharmila Dr.A.J. Vanisree Investigation on mRNA expressional changes of key genes and rich membraneal changes in blood samples of the patients with neurological disorders (ND) 2010 2011
T. Prem Kumar Dr. T. Devaki Antifibrotic effect of thymoquinone against dimethylnitrosamine induced liver fibrosis in rats 2010 2011
S. Indumathi Dr.T. Devaki Modulatory efficacy of geraniol on cell surface glycolcongugates and proliferation during experimental rat tongue carcinogenesis 2010 2011
A. Jayapriya Dr. T. Devaki Efficacy of the preventive role carvacrol against diethylnitrosamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in rats 2010 2011
Athika Sharma Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy Glyoxal, an advanced glycation intermediate, and oxidative stress in the kidney tissues of experimental rats 2010 2011
B. Deepa Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy Effect of c-type natriuretic peptide on collagen and matrix metalloproteinases gene expression in inflammatory mediators treated cardiac fibroblast cells 2010 2011
S. Vimala Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy Studies on the anti-hypertrophic effect of desmodium gangeticum root against isoproterenol induced cardiac hypertrophy in experimental rats 2010 2011
A. Abarna Dr. S. Subramanian Biochemical evaluation of hypoglycemic, hypolidemic and antioxidant properties of Hemidesmus indicus studied in alloxan-induced experimental diabetes in rats 2010 2011
N. Priya Dr. S. Subramanian Evaluation of antidiabetic, anti lipidemic and antioxidant properties of Lippia nodiflora studied in alloxan-induced experimental diabetes in rats 2010 2011
S. Rajeswari Dr. S. Subramanian Antidiabetic, antilipedemic and antioxidant nature of Tridax procumbens studied in alloxan-induced experimental diabetes in rats: A biochemical apporach 2010 2011
S.K. Uma Dr. S. Subramanian Antidiabetic, antilipedemic and antioxidant nature of Cassia auruculata seeds studied in alloxan-induced experimental diabetes in rats 2010 2011
Name Guide Topic Year Joined Year Completed Email Id
No Result available
Ph.D Nil
M.Phil 19
Ph.D Nil
M.Phil Nil