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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
Reaccredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade - State University
NIRF Rank 83 - ARIIA 4th Rank

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The department of Biochemistry was established in the year 2005. The main objective of the department is to inculcate the basic concepts and applications of Biochemistry and thrive in the field of research and development. The department is known for its commitment to the development of the students into well-rounded individuals who can take on leadership role in Industry, Academic or Government.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

PROGRAMMES OFFEREDELIGIBILITY
M.Sc. (Biochemistry)

A candidate who has passed B.Sc. degree Graduates in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy Bachelors of Medical lab Technology, Microbiology and Life Sciences as principle subject or Biochemistry as subsidiary subject are eligible for admission to the M.Sc. Biochemistry programme.

M.Phil (Biochemistry) [as per University Norms]
Ph.D (Biochemistry) [as per University Norms]


Syllabus


S.No
PROGRAMMES DETAILS
2018 - 2019 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS

 

2017 - 2018 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS

 

2014 - 2015 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS

 

2008 - 2009 ONWARDS
1 M.Phil. (Biochemistry) SYLLABUS

 

FACULTY

ACTIVITIES

SOCIAL RELEVANCE

FACILITIES

Infrastructural Facilities

The Department is maintaining numerous research facilities such as high speed ultra centrifuges, spectrophotometers, semi autoanalyser, colorimeter, deep freezers, Cold room, orbital shakers, PCR machines, CO2 incubators, ELISA Readers, centrifuges, incubators, laminar flow, electronic balance, etc.

FUNDED PROJECTS
 

Principal Investigator/
Co Investigator
Project Title Funding
Agency
Year Funds Provided Status
Dr. C. Regith Targeted Tricetin loaded polymeric nanoparticles inhibiting p53-MDM2 interaction: Novel strategy for breast cancer therapy. UGC 2020-2023 25,55,000 Ongoing
Dr. M. Ganesan Reversal of p-glycoprotein mediated multidrug resistant by depsipeptide in triple negative breast cancer cells. UGC 2020-2023 23,88,000 Ongoing
Dr. S. Penislusshiyan Novel astaxanthin-s-allyl cysteine biconjugate against glucolipotoxicity in pancreatic beta cell: Delineating its effect on entangled “mTORC2/ unfolded protein response/mitochondrial stress” pathway to overcome diabetes. DHR 2020-2023 29,40,000 Ongoing
Dr. M. Suriyavathana Synergistic wound healing effect of herbal gel formulation from Curcuma amada Roxb. and essential oils against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) wound infection DBT 2019-2021 24,93,000 Ongoing
Dr. T. Palvannan Development of an Innovative Bioprocess for treatment and Recycling of Domestic and Industrial Wastewater. DST 2017-2020 48,60,000 Ongoing
Dr. L. Chitra Intertwine between mitochondrial biogenesis, dynamics and oxidative phosphorylation in the diabetes-associated cognitive decline: Identifying s-allyl cystein-astaxanthin diester as potential therapeutic intervention. UGC 2017-2020 23,75,000 Ongoing
DR. V. Manju Pilot studies on microwave conversion of eggshell into nanostructured hydroxyapatite for biomedical applications and to design and fabricate continuous flow microwave reactor for scaling up the process. DST 2016-2021 72,75,000 Ongoing
Dr. L. Chitra Understanding the neuroprotective and neurotrophic effects of Asiatic acid against endogenous neurotoxin quinolinic acid-induced neuronal toxicity. SERB 2015-2017 19,20,000 Completed

POST DOCTORAL STUDENTS


Name Designation Funding Agency Year
Dr. S. Penislusshiyan Young Scientist Department of Health Research, India 2020-2023
Dr. M. Ganesan Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow University Grants Commission, India 2020-2023
Dr. C. Regith Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow University Grants Commission, India 2020-2023
Dr. L. Chitra Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow University Grants Commission, India 2017-2020
Dr. L. Chitra National Post doctoral Fellow Science and Engineering Research Board, India 2015-2017

ALUMNI

CONTACT US:

Professor and Head
Department of Biochemistry
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu
India
Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:249 & 250)
E-Mail : biochemistry@periyaruniversity.ac.in
 

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