Kural ஒழுக்காறாக் கொள்க ஒருவன்தன் நெஞ்சத்து அழுக்காறு இலாத இயல்பு.       In English: Deem your heart as virtuous When your nature is not jealous.

Department of Biochemistry

About the Department

Objective

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



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


Vision

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.

Infrastucture

Research Labs

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6

Tissue culture facility

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1

M.Sc Lab

:

1

Microbiology Lab      

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1

M.Phil Lab

:

1

In-Silico Lab

:

1

Instrumentation Room

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1

Cold Room

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1

Freezer room
1

Chemical Store

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1

Apparatus Stores

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1


Equipment


  • 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
  •  
Library

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

 

News & Announcements

Ph.D Admission October 2017- Entrance Test Date Notification - DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC, PERSIAN AND URDU

UG/PG/Professional Degree November 2017 - Time Table

PCP Classess for II year M.L. (Private Study) Schedule

Applications are invited for M.Sc Geoinformatics (Private Study) for the year 2017-2018 (Extended upto 31-10-17)

Notification and Application for Educational Agencies for Starting New Arts and Science colleges, Professional Colleges(MBA / MCA courses alone), Existing college for further affiliation and for starting additional section(s) in the existing course(s) for the academic year 2018-2019

Coaching Class Schedule and Application Form for UGC-NET Examination November 2017 

Dept of Counselling Psychology houses a fully functional Student Counselling Centre at its premises- Contact 044-25399878/25399879

Application for M.L Degree (Private Study) Examination - December 2017

Admission for M.L.Degree (Private Study) for the academic Year 2017-2018

REVISED GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATING EMERITUS PROFESSOR,  HONORARY EMERITUS PROFESSOR,  PROFESSOR AND HONORARY ADJUNCT FACULTY

Application for the New Courses in Certificate Course in Autism Spectrum Disorder / Learning Disabilities and PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Department of Counselling Psychology

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras - List of Hospitals

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras

Travelling Allowance for Various Meetings of the University 

Approved Fixed Rate Contract for a period of two years (2016-2018)

Bibliometric analysissss of publication on breast cancer in India (Published in Current Science; vol 110, 2016) - UNOM in the third edition

Release of WIFI facility to faculty, staff and students (Chepauk, RIASM & Marina Campuses) - Online Application Form

Curriculum Development Committee - Database on Curriculum Development - Format

Format to be submitted by Affliated collleges/Research institutions for Ph.D Program Continuation

Enquiry

General Enquiry
2539 9422, 2539 9746

Examination Regular Enquiry
2539 9456

IDE General Enquiry
2561 3727

Examination IDE Enquiry
2539 2231, 2539 3595

Examination IDE Admission
2561 3715

Enquiry

Enquiry

Phone : 2539 9422