The research Department of Biochemistry (M.Phil) commenced during the academic year 2014- 2015. The research lab is highly equipped with an infrastructure to meet out the students’ requirements. The department also provides sufficient recommended & reference books, journals and e journals access through inflebnet for the students to update the recent developments in the field of Biochemistry.


A Master Degree in science with Biochemistry, Life Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, Microbiology and Biotechnology as their Main Subject of this University or any other Qualification accepted as equivalent thereof are eligible for admission to M.Phil Course.


The course duration is about one year which includes three theory papers and thesis per year.

About The Department

The research department of Biochemistry was established during the academic year 2014 – 2015. The department has a well equipped and upgraded laboratory as per the curriculum. It is also provided with sufficient textbooks, reference books and journals to meet the students’ requirement in the library. A degree in M. Phil Biochemistry is the first step towards a wide variety of careers in the pharmaceutical, clinical laboratories, quality control, forensic science and food industries.

Name Qualification Designation Area of Interest
 Mrs. S. MANGAI M.Sc., M.Phil., SLET., Ph.D. (Pursuing) Associate Professor & Head  Cell & Molecular Biology
Ms. S. SUGANTHI  M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph,D. Associate Professor  Diabetes Mellites
 Ms.R. SHANMUGAVADIVU  M.Sc.,M.Phil  Assistant Professor  Molecular Biology
Ms. B. JOTHI  M.Sc., M.Phil.  Assistant Professor  Nutritional Biochemistry
 Mrs. R. RAJITHA   M.Sc., M.Phil.,SET Assistant Professor  Immunochemistry
 Dr. K. MAHALAKSHMI  M.Sc.M.Phil., Ph.D., SET  Assistant Professor  Pharmacology & Toxicology
 Dr.K.J.UMADEVI  M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor   Phytochemistry, Oncology
Dr. R. HARINI  M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.  Assistant Professor  Clinical Biochemistry