Department of BiochemistryBiochemistry is a branch of science which deals with Chemical Basis of Life in Plants and Animals. It is concerned about the Internal Chemistry of Biological Systems of Animals and Plants. It is used in Clinical Diagnosis, Manufacture of various Biological Products, Treatment of Diseases, in Nutrition, Agriculture etc..

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The Department of Biochemistry was started in 1995-96 with 3 Yrs Undergraduate programme. The Post Graduate programme had been started in 1999 and stepped into Research in 2003.

It has dedicated, well efficacious and competent faculty members. The department has good academic record with distinguished University ranks, with good number of publication and presentation at National / International journals, Seminars etc.

The PG & Research Department of Biochemistry is committed to the professional and personal growth of students and scholars through the development of new scientific knowledge, critical thinking, problem-solving strategies, active learning, self-realization and participation in research discoveries. The department arranges for placement and career counselling to pursue astounding career. The Department has two separate well equipped air-conditioned laboratories with sophisticated instruments to meet the needs of UG, PG and Research programme.

Motto: 
“Life Science, Knowledge, Development and Innovation”

Vision and Mission
        Our vision is to develop the Biochemistry through Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science, Erode into a Centre for Excellence in teaching, research and extension activities in the various subjects of Life Sciences 

         Vision of the Department is to strive to impart value-based education to create innovations and to uplift the rural youth to meet the challenge of the Global Society. Mission of the college is to provide job oriented education, to improve professional skills, to give Training and research facilities, to create an agreeable environment for rural youth to enrich their capabilities and make them as responsible citizens by providing Ethical, Moral and Social values.  To develop human and environmental health through research and education.


 

Department offers the following Programmes
Under Graduate Programme  

  • B.Sc Biochemsitry
     

Post Graduate Programme

  • M.Sc Biochemsitry

 

Research Programmes

  • M.Phil Biochemsitry (Full Time / Part Time) 
  • Ph.D Biochemsitry (Full Time / Part Time) 
  • The Department has two separate well equipped air-conditioned laboratories with sophisticated instruments to meet the needs of UG, PG and Research programme.
  • The Department is organizing seminars, conferences & workshops in related fields funded by various agencieslike TNSCST, UGC, DST, IASc etc...
  • It arranges guest lectures by scientists, research scholars and eminent persons from all over India and abroad.
  • Industrial visits are arranged for students to acquire industry oriented prospective.
  • Students are helped to undertake summer training in research labs, hospitals & industries.
  • Its runs a Vermicompost Unit  funded by UGC and Garden of Medicinal Plants funded by management to create entepreneural skills  and to know the importance waste management and medicinal plants.
  • The Department arranges for placement from companies like YOGAM BPO, DELL, India Health Care Insurance, SCM, OMEGA, Infosys, WIPRO, VISIONARY RCM, Shanthi Blood Bank, Cytolab,   etc., and career counselling to pursue astounding career.

1.    Dr.S.Selvi ,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., PGDBI.,B.Ed., Associate Professor & Head

2.    Dr.J.Dhanalakshmi M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor

3.    Ms.P.Kousalya M.Sc.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor

4.    Dr.V.Senthamarai Selvi, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., PGDBI., Assistant Professor

5.    Ms.K.Savithri M.Sc.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor

6.    Ms.D.Hamsa, M.Sc.,M.Phil., Dip. Agri.,  Assistant Professor

7.    Ms.D.Joy Merlin M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor

8.    Mr.P.Sampath Kumar  Lab Technician

Biochemistry Department is funded with two UGC Minor Research Projects (2014-2016)

S.No.

Name of the Principal Investigator

Topic

Amount Sanctioned

 1.

 Dr.S.SELVI

 Developing Student Entrepreneurial Opportunities Through Vermicomposting of Vegetable Market waste   in Erode Town

 Rs. 3,00,000/-

 2.

 Ms.J.DHANALAKSHMI

 Apoptotic induction of ethanolic Extract of Tribulus terrestris on HeLa cell lines

 Rs.1,80,000/-

2017 - 2018
  Dr.B.Vanitha, Registrar i/c, Professor & Head i/c, Department of Econometrics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore visited the UGC     funded Minor Research Project Vermicompost Unit 

 

 

 

 

 

PG and Research Department of Biochemistry “Biolumina – 2018” Assoication organized Guest Lecture by Dr.M.Govarthanan, Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Energy and Environmental System Engineering, University of Seoul, South Korea and Intradepartmental Meet in the  “National Science Day” on 28th February, 2018.

        

Two Day Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on “Recent Advances in Biological Sciences”  sponsored and supported by  Indian Academy of Sciences (IASC), Bengaluru, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, The National Academy of Science, India (NASI), Allahabad, held on 12th and 13th September 2017. This Workshop was inaugurated by Thiru.N.K.K.Periasamy, Secretary & Corredpondent, Bharathidasan Institututions,Erode, Dr.M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Bharathidasan College of Arts & Science, Erode. Dr.D.J.Bagyaraj, INSA, Honorary Scientist and Chairman, Centre for Natural Biological Resources and Community Development (CNBRCD), Bengaluru., Dr. R.R.Rao, INSA Honorary Scientist, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Bengaluru, Dr. K.R. Sridhar, Professor, UGC-BSR Faculty Fellow, Department of Biosciences, Mangalore University, Mangalore and Dr.Sivakumar Uthandi, Professor,  Dept of Agriculture Microbiology, TNAU, Coimbatore 
 

          

The PG & Research Department of Biochemistry, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science, Organised a Two Day Workshop on “Biofertilizer and Vermicomposting for Sustainable Agriculture” during 13th & 14th July, 2017 which is Sponsered by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai and National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), DST GOI, New Delhi. ThiruV.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Bharathidasan Institutions and Dr. M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Inaugurated the workshop. Mr.K.Mohanasundaram, Organic Farming Consultant, Nasiyanur, Erode, Dr.K.M.Aravinthan, Managing Director and Director of Finance and operations, Marutham BioAgeS Innovation (P) Ltd, Coimbatore and Dr.E.S.Karthy The Director, AWE CARE Analytical and Research Laboratory, Erode, were the resource persons. 

        
 

2016 - 2017
The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry – Biolumina 2017, organised a one Day Exhibition “ BIOEXHIBITS -2017” on 17th February 2017. The Exhibition was inaugurated by Thiru.V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Bharathidasan Institutions and Dr.M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science. UG, PG and Research Scholars of PG and Research Department of Biochemistry actively participated in this Exhibition and displayed their models.

The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science organized an International Conference on “Scenario in Biological Innovations” on 27 & 28, September, 2016. The programme was inaugurated by Thiru.V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Bharathidasan Educational Institutions and Dr.M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science. Dr.Kuppusamy Senthil Kumar, Research Scientist, Department of Organic Materials, Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Materials, Strasbourg, France and Dr.P.Sundararaj, D.Sc, Visiting Professor, Idaho University, USA & Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore were the resource persons. The proceedings of the conference was released and more than 200 students, research scholars and faculty members presented their research work as posters and oral presentations.

The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science along with Erode Central Rotary Club, Erode, organized a Programme on “ “Awareness on Cleanliness” on 18th August 2016, at our Campus.The programme was inaugurated by Thiru.V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Bharathidasan Educational Institutions and Dr.M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science. Rtn. P.G. Saravanan , District Rotary Assistant Governor, Erode Central Rotary Club, emphasized on the cleanliness in toilets, and its necessity to our students.

The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science along with VIMS Hospital Salem, Shri Saanthi Blood Bank Erode and Kauvery Charitable Trust Erode organized a Programme on “Basic Lifesupport and First Aid Awareness Programme” on 3.8.2016. The programme was inaugurated by Thiru.V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Bharathidasan Educational Institutions and Dr.M.Ramamoorthy, Principal, Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science. Team Members of Emergency Care Unit VIMS Hospital, Salem made aware of the Basic Life Support during emergency situations to our students.

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