Biochemistry

Introduction to the course

Biochemistry is the amalgamation of chemistry and biological sciences.It brings together all of the sciences to study the chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. It truly is the science of life.Also, the course provides an introduction to several important metabolic pathways and bioenergetics, including state of the art modern techniques relevant to present day research in academia and industry.

What are the learning outcomes?

To acquire in depth knowledge of key principles in biochemistry.
To develop better understanding of the discipline through taught modules and independent learning i.e. hands-on practical training.
To develop hardcore specialization in various diversified areas of biochemistry and its application to Medicine, Agriculture, Environment, Neutraceuticals and functional food etc.
To acquire better awareness of the major issues at the forefront of the discipline.
To design and carry out experiments (safely) and to interpret experimental data.
To focus on a scientific problem and to develop an original research proposal on it.
To develop skills related to gaining of employment in the pharmaceutical, neutraceutical, clinical research, forensic labs, public health entities, agriculture or biotechnology industries.
To function effectively as an individual and in a team,including diverse and multidisciplinary settings, to accomplish a task.

Subjects covered:

• Molecules of Life
• Cell Biology
• Proteins
• Enzymes
• Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Lipids
• Membrane Biology and Bioenergetics
• Metabolism of Amino Acids and Nucleotides
• Human Physiology
• Gene Organization, Replication and Repair
• Hormone: Biochemistry and Function
• Concepts in Genetics
• Gene Expression and Regulation
• Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
• Immunology

Specializations:

• Nutritional Biochemistry
• Basic Microbiology
• Molecular basis of non-infectious human diseases
• Molecular basis of infectious diseases
• Research Project
• Advanced cell biology
• Plant Biochemistry
• Research Methodology
• Tools and Techniques in Biochemistry
• Protein Purification Techniques
• Clinical Biochemistry
• Bioinformatics
• Recombinant DNA Technology

Lab Infrastructure:

• Molecular biology lab
• Cell Biology lab
• Genetics lab
• Recombinant DNA Technology lab
• Immunologylab

Internships/Project work
Students at UG level perform internship/project work at reputed industries/research institutions to gain hands on experience of the subject.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Biochemistry is much more diversed in terms of jobs and business, it is purely knowledge and technical based subject which could give tremendous opportunities.
The biochemistry courses will provide students with the skill and techniques that underpin careers in microbial, medical, animal, plant biotechnology, bioprocess technology, plant and animal breeding and the development of genetically modified organisms, dairy, agriculture, forestry fields etc.

Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects

Download Course Structure

Introduction to the course

Biochemistry is the amalgamation of chemistry and biological sciences.It brings together all of the sciences to study the chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. It truly is the science of life.Also, the course provides an introduction to several important metabolic pathways and bioenergetics, including state of the art modern techniques relevant to present day research in academia and industry.
It is for the most part, a science of twentieth century. In the modern development of the subject, the scope of classical Bio-Chemistry has between it and other chemical and biological disciplines have become distinct. Indeed, information and understanding have increased exponentially in the field of Biochemistry.

What are the learning outcomes?

To provide in-depth knowledge of how the chemical in the plant and animals are made and regulated by teaching the metabolic pathways in health and disease.
To develop better understanding of the discipline through taught modules and independent learning i.e. hands-on practical training.
To develop hardcore specialization in various diversified areas of biochemistry and its application to Medicine, Agriculture, Environment, Neutraceuticals and functional food etc.
To acquire better awareness of the major issues at the forefront of the discipline.
To design and carry out experiments (safely) and to interpret experimental data.
To focus on a scientific problem and to develop an original research proposal on it.
To train students in many independently to be employed by pharmaceutical , fermentation industries, Food and dairy industries, diagnostic labs, and research institutions in India and abroad.
To provide an opportunity to think independently by assigning seminar topics as they are the future scientist to be able provide solutions to many incurable diseases.

Subjects covered:

• Chemistry of Bio-molecules
• Biophysical chemistry
• Enzymology and Physiological Biochemistry
• Biophysical and Analytical Biochemistry
• Techniques for Characterization of Biomolecules
• Bioenergetics and Metabolism
• Molecular Biology & Recombinant DNA Technology
• Gene Regulation
• Immunology
• Bioinformatics, Computational Biology & Biostatistics
• Endocrinology
• Plant biochemistry
• Microbiology
• Diversity of Life Forms and Ecological Principles
• Nanotechnology ,IPR and Bioethics
• Seminar on contemporary research in Biotechnology

Specializations:

• Cancer Biology
• Human Physiology
• Host-Pathogen Interaction
• Food Biochemistry
• Systems Biology
• Population & Evolutionary Genetics
• Advances in Stem Cell Research
• Clinical Biochemistry

Lab Infrastructure:

• Molecular biology lab
• Cell Biology lab
• Genetics lab
• Recombinant DNA Technology lab
• Immunologylab

Internships/Project work

Students at PG level perform internship/project work at reputed industries/research institutions to gain hands on experience of the subject; it is a mandatory part of the curriculum.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Biochemistry is much more diverse in terms of jobs and business scope, it is purely knowledge and technique based subject which could give tremendous opportunities.
The biochemistry courses will provide students with the skill and techniques that underpin careers in microbial, medical, pharmaceutical, animal, plant biotechnology, bioprocess technology, plant and animal breeding and the development of genetically modified organisms, dairy, agriculture, forestry fields etc.

Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation in with respective subject

Download Course Structure

Introduction to the course Biochemistry

In the Department of Biochemistry PhD., students have the opportunity to be trained in leading edge research in the Life Sciences. The research focus of the department encompasses around specialized areas of cancer biology, molecular and cell biology, proteomics and bioinformatics, immunology, protein folding and structure-function relationships, gene expression and development, membranology, drug discovery, and the molecular basis of disease. The course-work segment is designed for learning of advances in above-mentioned specialized areas of biochemistry alongside research methodologies, computational methods, bioinformatics and biostatistics. The curriculum additionally trains students for efficient research, technical and professional communication.
The course is designed for M. Sc pass outs with Biochemistry or related subjects. Generally the projected tenure for Ph. D is 5 years- depending of funding availability and progress of particular projects. Though, the course widens the opportunity for being engaged in cutting edge research in this country or abroad, students are eligible for jobs in academia, industry, government sector as well as administrative positions after completion of the course.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

1. Students will be able to perform research, comprehend with fundamentals and specialize in the domain.
2. Students will be accustomed with modern tools and technology related to the field of study.
3. Students will be able to handle big-data and data analysis
4. Students will develop expertise in scientific communication.

 

Subjects covered (course-work):

Research methodologies, Computaional Sciences, Scientific communication, Laboratory safety, Bioethics and IPR (general), Bioinformatics, Omics biology, Infection and immunobiology and Cognition sciences (specialized, proposed depending on research project offered).

Specializations:

Cancer biology, molecular and cell biology, proteomics and bioinformatics, immunology, protein folding and structure-function relationships, gene expression and development, membranology, drug discovery, and the molecular basis of disease.

Lab Infrastructure :

The laboratories are well equipped, with ample chemical and consumable resource, for conducting routine biochemical, molecular biological and microbiological experiments. The institute also offers several state of the art facilities for research to which the students gets exposure and training. Active collaborations with several leading laboratories in India and abroad for various projects provide the scope to elevate technological acquaintance.

Internships/Project work

The research will involve intensive exposure to state of the art approaches and technologies. The students will also avail opportunities to work in eminent research institutes and Universities depending on collaborations needed for respective projects and PI.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

The department will help the students to pursue their research goals by assisting to find suitable post-doctoral opportunities for each of the doctoral students. The department also organizes workshops, seminars and conferences to broaden the perspective and develop networking & interactions with leaders in the field.

For students targeting R&D position in industries the institute is organizing placement events at regular intervals, several students have been placed/ offered opportunities to work in companies like Biocon, Genpact, Dr. Reddy’s laboratories, Nerdyturtles, Thyrocare etc after obtaing undergraduate and postgraduate degree from the University.

Possible Job profiles after the course:
Biochemist
Food, Industrial or Environmental Biochemists
Quality Assurance Technologists
Sales or Technical Executive
Clinical Biochemists
Medical Technologists
Biomedical Scientist
Clinical Research Associate
Pharmacologist
Food Technologist
Scientific Laboratory Technician
Physician Associate
Research Assistant
Research Scientist( Life Sciences)

Eligibility

M.Sc (2 yr) in Biochemistry or relevant subjects and qualifying Research Entrance Test (RET).

B.Sc. Biochemistry(3 Years)

Introduction to the course

Biochemistry is the amalgamation of chemistry and biological sciences.It brings together all of the sciences to study the chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. It truly is the science of life.Also, the course provides an introduction to several important metabolic pathways and bioenergetics, including state of the art modern techniques relevant to present day research in academia and industry.

What are the learning outcomes?

To acquire in depth knowledge of key principles in biochemistry.
To develop better understanding of the discipline through taught modules and independent learning i.e. hands-on practical training.
To develop hardcore specialization in various diversified areas of biochemistry and its application to Medicine, Agriculture, Environment, Neutraceuticals and functional food etc.
To acquire better awareness of the major issues at the forefront of the discipline.
To design and carry out experiments (safely) and to interpret experimental data.
To focus on a scientific problem and to develop an original research proposal on it.
To develop skills related to gaining of employment in the pharmaceutical, neutraceutical, clinical research, forensic labs, public health entities, agriculture or biotechnology industries.
To function effectively as an individual and in a team,including diverse and multidisciplinary settings, to accomplish a task.

Subjects covered:

• Molecules of Life
• Cell Biology
• Proteins
• Enzymes
• Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Lipids
• Membrane Biology and Bioenergetics
• Metabolism of Amino Acids and Nucleotides
• Human Physiology
• Gene Organization, Replication and Repair
• Hormone: Biochemistry and Function
• Concepts in Genetics
• Gene Expression and Regulation
• Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
• Immunology

Specializations:

• Nutritional Biochemistry
• Basic Microbiology
• Molecular basis of non-infectious human diseases
• Molecular basis of infectious diseases
• Research Project
• Advanced cell biology
• Plant Biochemistry
• Research Methodology
• Tools and Techniques in Biochemistry
• Protein Purification Techniques
• Clinical Biochemistry
• Bioinformatics
• Recombinant DNA Technology

Lab Infrastructure:

• Molecular biology lab
• Cell Biology lab
• Genetics lab
• Recombinant DNA Technology lab
• Immunologylab

Internships/Project work
Students at UG level perform internship/project work at reputed industries/research institutions to gain hands on experience of the subject.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Biochemistry is much more diversed in terms of jobs and business, it is purely knowledge and technical based subject which could give tremendous opportunities.
The biochemistry courses will provide students with the skill and techniques that underpin careers in microbial, medical, animal, plant biotechnology, bioprocess technology, plant and animal breeding and the development of genetically modified organisms, dairy, agriculture, forestry fields etc.

Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects

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M.Sc. (Biochemistry) (2 years)

Introduction to the course

Biochemistry is the amalgamation of chemistry and biological sciences.It brings together all of the sciences to study the chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. It truly is the science of life.Also, the course provides an introduction to several important metabolic pathways and bioenergetics, including state of the art modern techniques relevant to present day research in academia and industry.
It is for the most part, a science of twentieth century. In the modern development of the subject, the scope of classical Bio-Chemistry has between it and other chemical and biological disciplines have become distinct. Indeed, information and understanding have increased exponentially in the field of Biochemistry.

What are the learning outcomes?

To provide in-depth knowledge of how the chemical in the plant and animals are made and regulated by teaching the metabolic pathways in health and disease.
To develop better understanding of the discipline through taught modules and independent learning i.e. hands-on practical training.
To develop hardcore specialization in various diversified areas of biochemistry and its application to Medicine, Agriculture, Environment, Neutraceuticals and functional food etc.
To acquire better awareness of the major issues at the forefront of the discipline.
To design and carry out experiments (safely) and to interpret experimental data.
To focus on a scientific problem and to develop an original research proposal on it.
To train students in many independently to be employed by pharmaceutical , fermentation industries, Food and dairy industries, diagnostic labs, and research institutions in India and abroad.
To provide an opportunity to think independently by assigning seminar topics as they are the future scientist to be able provide solutions to many incurable diseases.

Subjects covered:

• Chemistry of Bio-molecules
• Biophysical chemistry
• Enzymology and Physiological Biochemistry
• Biophysical and Analytical Biochemistry
• Techniques for Characterization of Biomolecules
• Bioenergetics and Metabolism
• Molecular Biology & Recombinant DNA Technology
• Gene Regulation
• Immunology
• Bioinformatics, Computational Biology & Biostatistics
• Endocrinology
• Plant biochemistry
• Microbiology
• Diversity of Life Forms and Ecological Principles
• Nanotechnology ,IPR and Bioethics
• Seminar on contemporary research in Biotechnology

Specializations:

• Cancer Biology
• Human Physiology
• Host-Pathogen Interaction
• Food Biochemistry
• Systems Biology
• Population & Evolutionary Genetics
• Advances in Stem Cell Research
• Clinical Biochemistry

Lab Infrastructure:

• Molecular biology lab
• Cell Biology lab
• Genetics lab
• Recombinant DNA Technology lab
• Immunologylab

Internships/Project work

Students at PG level perform internship/project work at reputed industries/research institutions to gain hands on experience of the subject; it is a mandatory part of the curriculum.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Biochemistry is much more diverse in terms of jobs and business scope, it is purely knowledge and technique based subject which could give tremendous opportunities.
The biochemistry courses will provide students with the skill and techniques that underpin careers in microbial, medical, pharmaceutical, animal, plant biotechnology, bioprocess technology, plant and animal breeding and the development of genetically modified organisms, dairy, agriculture, forestry fields etc.

Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation in with respective subject

Download Course Structure
Ph.D. Biochemistry

Introduction to the course Biochemistry

In the Department of Biochemistry PhD., students have the opportunity to be trained in leading edge research in the Life Sciences. The research focus of the department encompasses around specialized areas of cancer biology, molecular and cell biology, proteomics and bioinformatics, immunology, protein folding and structure-function relationships, gene expression and development, membranology, drug discovery, and the molecular basis of disease. The course-work segment is designed for learning of advances in above-mentioned specialized areas of biochemistry alongside research methodologies, computational methods, bioinformatics and biostatistics. The curriculum additionally trains students for efficient research, technical and professional communication.
The course is designed for M. Sc pass outs with Biochemistry or related subjects. Generally the projected tenure for Ph. D is 5 years- depending of funding availability and progress of particular projects. Though, the course widens the opportunity for being engaged in cutting edge research in this country or abroad, students are eligible for jobs in academia, industry, government sector as well as administrative positions after completion of the course.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

1. Students will be able to perform research, comprehend with fundamentals and specialize in the domain.
2. Students will be accustomed with modern tools and technology related to the field of study.
3. Students will be able to handle big-data and data analysis
4. Students will develop expertise in scientific communication.

 

Subjects covered (course-work):

Research methodologies, Computaional Sciences, Scientific communication, Laboratory safety, Bioethics and IPR (general), Bioinformatics, Omics biology, Infection and immunobiology and Cognition sciences (specialized, proposed depending on research project offered).

Specializations:

Cancer biology, molecular and cell biology, proteomics and bioinformatics, immunology, protein folding and structure-function relationships, gene expression and development, membranology, drug discovery, and the molecular basis of disease.

Lab Infrastructure :

The laboratories are well equipped, with ample chemical and consumable resource, for conducting routine biochemical, molecular biological and microbiological experiments. The institute also offers several state of the art facilities for research to which the students gets exposure and training. Active collaborations with several leading laboratories in India and abroad for various projects provide the scope to elevate technological acquaintance.

Internships/Project work

The research will involve intensive exposure to state of the art approaches and technologies. The students will also avail opportunities to work in eminent research institutes and Universities depending on collaborations needed for respective projects and PI.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

The department will help the students to pursue their research goals by assisting to find suitable post-doctoral opportunities for each of the doctoral students. The department also organizes workshops, seminars and conferences to broaden the perspective and develop networking & interactions with leaders in the field.

For students targeting R&D position in industries the institute is organizing placement events at regular intervals, several students have been placed/ offered opportunities to work in companies like Biocon, Genpact, Dr. Reddy’s laboratories, Nerdyturtles, Thyrocare etc after obtaing undergraduate and postgraduate degree from the University.

Possible Job profiles after the course:
Biochemist
Food, Industrial or Environmental Biochemists
Quality Assurance Technologists
Sales or Technical Executive
Clinical Biochemists
Medical Technologists
Biomedical Scientist
Clinical Research Associate
Pharmacologist
Food Technologist
Scientific Laboratory Technician
Physician Associate
Research Assistant
Research Scientist( Life Sciences)

Eligibility

M.Sc (2 yr) in Biochemistry or relevant subjects and qualifying Research Entrance Test (RET).

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