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Biochemistry & Biotechnology

(UGC-SAP & DST-FIST Supported)

         Since its inception in 1994, the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology has continuously strived for excellence in both teaching and research. The syllabus is constantly updated to keep pace with modern trends and designed to impart training in theoretical and practical skills in addition to equipping students to face competitive examinations such as CSIR-NET. The dynamic and vibrant research focus of the department is reflected by publications, patents, awards, wide spectrum of global collaborations, Scopus rating, and generous funding from national and international agencies. The alumni of the department are well placed in India and abroad in universities, colleges, and R&D Organizations.


Highlights of the Programmes
  • Programmes provide a strong foundation in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Opportunities for undertaking research projects in prestigious national and inter-national research institutes and industries
  • Industrial visit and In-plant training
Research Thrust Areas
  • Cancer Biology
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cardiovascular Biology
  • Chronobiology
  • Radiation Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Toxicology
Resource Mobilised & Research Output (last 5 years)
  • Funds Generated: Ten crores through Development Grants & Research Projects
  • Books & Book Chapters Published: Two Hundred andTwenty six
  • International Research Papers Published Five Hundred and Fifty
  • Patents: Two National and Two International
  • Ph.Ds Awarded: One hundred and four
  • Chronobiology
Job Opportunities
  • Colleges & Universities
  • R&D Organizations
  • Pharma Companies
  • Medical Diagnostics & Therapeutics
  • Medical Transcription, Coding
  • Food ,Agro & Marine Industries
  • Academic Publishing
  • High-end Research in India and abroad
Programmes Offered
  • PG Diploma in Biotechnology Management
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Biochemistry (Part Time)
  • PG Diploma in Genetic Engineering (Part Time)
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (Five Year Integrated)
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry (Two Year CBCS)
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (Two Year CBCS)
  • M.Phil. Biochemistry
  • M.Phil. Biotechnology
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry (Full Time & External)
  • Ph..D. Biotechnology (Full Time & External)
The Professor & Head
Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology
Annamalai University
Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: 91-4144-238248 Ext - 350
E-mail : biochemtech016@gmail.com