Department of Biochemistry
Biochemistry is the science concerned with studying the various molecules that occur in living cells and organisms and with their chemical reactions. Because life depends on biochemical reactions, biochemistry has become the basic language of all biologic sciences.
The department is involved academically in training I MBBS students in both aspects of theory and practicals, making them competent to face the clinical clinical years which is the main competent in their career.
Biochemistry forms the foundation course enabling them to comprehend paraclinical and clinical sciences, inturn evolving them as a competent medical graduate.
Also, the department caters to training paramedical students like DMLT whose intake is 75 per year. On services aspect, the Biochemistry Laboratory in the hospital caters to the needs of the patients admitted in Govt.Thiruvarur Medical College, Thiruvarur. It functions 24x7 for 365 days and provides both basic and sophisticated investigations to support patient care. Lab statistics has been on the steady rise, accounting for 3,70,000 tests in the year 2018.
The department is endowed with 1 Professor, 1 Associate Professor, 1 Assistant Professor and 3 Tutors.