The Graduate Program in Biochemistry goes into depths of working of the multifaceted proteins, DNA and RNA with the objective of highlighting why understanding basic mechanisms and techniques together ensure significant basic research. The programme is formulated for developing competent Biochemists leading towards a PhD programme. The programme obliges students to read original publications and envisages significant inputs in laboratory work, communication skill, creativity, planning, execution and critical evaluation of the studies undertaken. The students can opt for in house projects or choose to apply to research institutions and industries for the dissertation projects.
Biotechnology is a product oriented science that has its applicability in sectors as varied as Agriculture, Food and nutrition, Public health, Therapy and diagnostics, Environment, Textile industry and thus it entails the need to have a strong knowledge base of Metabolism, Molecular biology, Microbiology, Genetic engineering, Bioinformatics, immunology, analytical and technical skills. The curriculum of this MSc. programme has been designed to ensure that the student strengthen their knowledge base and go through experiential learning modules to hone their technical skills. The curriculum has got acquiescence from professionals in academics and industry.