Departments


  • Bio-Chemistry

    •   Department of Biochemistry

      1. Department: Biochemistry

      2. About Department

      The Department of Biochemistry was instituted as one of the departments of Sciences in the academic year 1998-1999.

      3. Objective & Scope

      • To enable the students to understand the concept of biochemistry regarding biomolecules carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids.
      • To have knowledge of intermediary metabolism of the biomolecules and possess the knowledge of the impairment of metabolism including inborn errors of metabolism.
      • To understand the role of nutrition in health& disease and also to understand the significance of diagnostic bio chemistry.
      • To study the basics of bioenergetics, enzymes catalysis& enzyme kinetics.
      • To provide basic knowledge on microbiology, hormonal biochemistry and genetic engineering.
      • To acquire basic fundamental knowledge and explore skills in molecular biology and to study about immune response and immunological techniques
      • To enable the students to get an insight on the usage of various biochemical techniques.
      • To gain knowledge regarding basic laboratory techniques and develop skills of performing biochemical analysis& interpreting the data.

       

      4. Courses offered

      • B.Sc. ( Biochemistry,  Botany, Chemistry)
      • B.Sc. ( Biochemistry,  Zoology, Chemistry)
      • B.Sc.( Biochemistry,  Biotechnology,Chemistry)
      • B.Sc.( Biochemistry,  Microbiolgy, Chemistry)
      • B.Sc.( Biochemistry,  Biotechnology, Microbiology)

       

      5.PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME

      PSO1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental biochemical principles such as structure and function of biomolecules, metabolic pathways.

      PSO2. The students will acquire basic knowledge on fundamentals of microbiology, enzymology, immunology, molecular biology, endocrinology and genetic engineering.

      PSO3. The students equip themselves with the basic biochemical tools and standard operation procedures and will be able to use in institutes wherever necessary.

      PSO4. The students will develop analytical thinking in execution of biochemical experiments and data interpretation.

      6.COURSE OUTCOME

      CO1. Chemistry of Biomolecules:To have an insight into the basics of the biomolecules. Students will understand the structure, functions and reactivity of the biomolecules.

      CO2. Chemistry of Nucleic Acids & Biochemical Techniques:To understand the chemistry, functions of nucleic acid and to gain an insight into the principle of working of various techniques used for the biochemical analysis.

      CO3. Enzymology, Bioenergetics & biological oxidation:The student will be able to describe structure, functions, mechanisms of action of enzymes, kinetics of enzyme catalyzed reactions and enzyme inhibitory and regulatory process. The student will also have an understanding about the fundamental energetics of biochemical processes.

      CO4. Intermediary Metabolism:To have a holistic view on metabolism and to describe how biomolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and nucleic acids) are synthesized and degraded.

      CO5. Nutrition, Physiology & Endocrinology: The student will be able to comprehend the structure, role of nutrients & their deficiency disorders. The students will gain knowledge regarding the digestion of biomolecules and physiology of various organs such as heart, muscle and nervous system. The student will also gain knowledge regarding the chemistry, physiological role and disorders of various hormones.

      CO6. Molecular Biology:To understand the basics of replication, transcription and translation processes and their regulation.

      CO7. Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology:To gain knowledge regarding the clinical tests to identify various diseases pertaining to liver, kidney, heart and disorders of blood coagulation. To be able to understand about the organs and cells involved in the immunological response, immunoglobulins, antigen-antibody interactions and vaccines.

      CO8. Genetic Engineering & Microbiology:The student will be able to understand the basics of genetic engineering, tools of r-DNA technology, principle and applications of blotting and gene cloning.

      CO9. Biochemical genetics: To be able to describe the gene interactions, mutations, linkage analysis and bacterial genetics.

      CO10. Food technology:To have basic knowledge regarding the nutritive value of foods, food preservation, packaging of foods, food quality assurance, food contamination & food safety.

      4. Accomplishments

      i) Students Achievements

      Name of the alumni

      Qualification

      Current job profile

      B. Pavan Kumar

      MSc

      Desk officer, ministry of Home affairs, govt of India

      G.Shyam

      (PhD)

      PhD Student at Indian Institute of Science

       

      K. CharanTeja

      MSc

      Asst Grade-3 in Food corporation of India

      G. Rakesh

      PhD

      Postdoc at Tufts University, Boston, US

      K.Suman

      MSc

      Quality Control analyst, HMWSSB

           
           

      ii) MoU

      MoU with Valliappa Foundation, Hyderabad-The proposed MOU would facilitate in the form of providing career guidance to the students of Biochemistry and create awareness on future prospects in the stream of Medical Coding.

       

      5. Results

      6. Laboratory 

       

                  Well-equipped with instrumentslike Colorimeter,Digital Balance, Refrigerator, Chromatography Chamber, Water Bath, Hot Plate, Centrifuge, Microscope, Autoclave, Hot Air Ovenand glassware to carry out various biochemical  experiments.

       

      7. Activities

      S.No

      Activity

      Topic

      Resource Persons

      Date

      Number of participants

      1

      Webinar

      Biochemical techniques

      Dr. S. Ravi kiran

      Professor & Head,

      Department of Biochemistry,

      Aurora’s Degree & P.G. College, Hyderabad

      28-1-2021

      60

      2

      Guest Lecture

      Diabetes Mellitus: An Overview & Management

      Mr.A.Chandra Shekar,

      Assistant Professor of Biochemistry,

      GDC, Karimnagar

      16-11-2020

      46

      3

      Webinar

      (organized by Department of Physics, Biotechnology & Biochemistry,)

      Overview & Current trends of Pharmaceutical Industry

       

       

       

      X-ray Crystallography

      Nanduri Venkata Ramana Kumar

      General Manager, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

       

      K.Suresh

      International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials,

      Scientist,

      Hyderabad.

      21-5-2020

      75

      4

      Guest Lecture

      (organized by Department of Biochemistry)

      Immunodiagnostics-Tool for the Diagnosis of the Emerging Pandemic

      Dr.Shyam Perugu,

      Asst.Prof.

      National Institute of Technology,

      Warangal.

      19-5-2020

      46

      5

      Interactive Webinar

      (organized by Department of Life Sciences & Social Sciences)

      Pandemic Impact on Digitalization of Higher Education-Psychological & Nutritional Management

      Dr. Phanikanth, Asst. Prof. of Psychiatry,IMH Erragadda

       

      Dr.Venkata Subbaiah, Senior Clinical Psychologist, IMH Erragadda

       

      Dr. Bharathi Kulkarni, Scientist F,

      National Institute of Nutrition, Hyd

       

       

      16-5-2020

      98

      6

      Career guidance

      (organized by Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology)

      Training cum Placements in Medical Coding and Career Scope

      Mrs. Beena Madhusudhan,

      Valliappa Foundation, Hyd

       

      Mr. Ahmed,

      Valliappa Foundation, Hyd

       

      12-3-2020

      80

      7

      Workshop

      Workshop on Food Adulteration

      Dr. V. SudershanRao (Scientist E, NIN, Hyderabad).

      Dr. P. JanakiSrinath (Sr. Consultant Nutritionist, Nutrifit, Hyderabad).

      22-08-2017 & 23-08-2017

      60

      8

      Extension activity

      Mendel’s Birthday celebrations

      -

      22.07.2017

      200

      9

      Seminar

      Rivers and SDG’s series – River Musi an example

      Dr.K. Purushottam Reddy (Environmentalist)

      Dr.T. Indrasena Reddy (Convener – Save Rivers)

      Dr.D. Narsimha Reddy (Policy expert)

      Dr.B. Dinesh Kumar (Deputy Director, NIN, Hyderabad)

      Sri. M. Srinivas (Social Activist)

      Sri P.S. Reddy (MD, Needs Resources)

      15.07.2017

      300

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Gallery

       

       

       

       

      Profile

      S.NO

      PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT

      RESPONSES

      1

      Name of the Department

      Biochemistry

      2

      Year of Establishment

      1998

      3

       Number of Teachers sanctioned and present position

      02

      Regular - 02

      4

      Number of Administrative Staff

      Nil

      5

      Number of Technical Staff

      Nil

      6

      Number of Teachers and Students

      02 - 72

      7

      Demand Ratio(No. of seats :No of applications)

      1 : 3

      8

      Ratio of Teachers to Students

      1 : 50

      9

      Number of research scholars who had their master’s degree from other institutions

      Nil

      10

      The year when the curriculum was revised last

      2019-20

      11

      Number of students passed NET/SLET etc(last two years)

      Nil

      12

      Success Rate of students (what is the pass percentage as compared to the University average)

      80%

      13

      University Distinction/Ranks

      Nil

      14

      Publications by faculty (last 5 years)

      01

      15

      Awards and recognition received by faculty (last five years)

      Nil

      16

      Faculty who have Attended National and International Seminars(last five years)

      National – 01

      International - 01

      17

      Number of National and International Seminars Organized (last five years)

      Nil

      18

      Number of teachers engaged in consultancy and the revenue generated

      Nil

      19

      Number of Ongoing projects and its total outlay

      Nil

      20

      Research Projects completed during last two & its total outlay

      Nil

      21

      Number of inventions and patents

      Nil

      22

      Number of PhD thesis guided during the last two years

      Nil

      23

      Number of books in the Departmental Library, if any

      30

      24

      Number of Journals/Periodicals

      Nil

      25

      Number of Computers

      01

      26

      Annual Budget

      Nil

      Activities

      Date

      Nature of Activity

      Title of the activity

      Details of Resource Persons

      15.07.2017

      Seminar

      Rivers and SDG’s series – River Musi an example

      Dr.K. Purushottam Reddy (Environmentalist)

      Dr.T. Indrasena Reddy (Convener – Save Rivers)

      Dr.D. Narsimha Reddy (Policy expert)

      Dr.B. Dinesh Kumar (Deputy Director, NIN, Hyderabad)

      Sri. M. Srinivas (Social Activist)

      Sri P.S. Reddy (MD, Needs Resources)

      22.07.2017

      Extension activity

      Mendel’s Birthday celebrations

      --

      22-08-2017 & 23-08-2017

      Workshop

      Workshop on Food Adulteration

      Dr. V. SudershanRao (Scientist E, NIN, Hyderabad).

      Dr. P. JanakiSrinath (Sr. Consultant Nutritionist, Nutrifit, Hyderabad).

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