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DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living cells at molecular level. The key event was the development of a membrane what enclosed and defines a cell, specific conditions such as; temperature, pH, and chemical concentration can be generated and controlled. Cells carry out all the life processes

Objectives

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topic of biochemistry and their experimental bases, and to enable students to acquire a specialized knowledge and understanding of selected aspects by means of a branch lecture series and research project.

To relate the importance of chemistry and biochemistry to learn health care.

To define matter and energy.

To describe the four main groups of organic compounds: carbohydrates, fats, proteins and nucleic acid.

To explain difference between DNA & RNA molecules.

To explain difference between an acid, base and salt.

History

Biochemistry Department was established in 2003 in this college. The new biochemistry department and Lab was situated in Dr. Hargovind singh Khorana block in college. We teach both theory and practical aspects so that students can develop the research skills they need to pursue their careers and interests.