The Department of Biochemistry was inaugurated in 1998. Initially located inside the campus of Fisheries Department, Beach Road, the department was shifted to the present Medical College block in 3rd Mile, Thoothukudi during the year 2001. The first batch of MBBS students was admitted during the academic year 2000-2001. The infrastructure of this department includes separate rooms for Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lab Technicians, Non-Teaching Staff, demonstration halls, well planned & equipped laboratories and such facilities as per MCI norms. The department library is provided with adequate supply of books and journals, national and international. There is a department museum packed with interesting models depicting the uniqueness of Biochemistry.
Apart from coaching the I MBBS students on the very essential basic sciences and training the DMLT students in Biochemical lab techniques, the department also serves the clinical departments and patients through its attachment to the Central Biochemistry laboratory in government general hospital, Thoothukudi.
STAFF PATTERN (AS PER MCI NORMS FOR 150 MBBS students)
||Dr. Michael Rajam Geetha
|Dr.J. Siva Somana
|Dr. S. Khader Mohaideen Sherif
Non Teaching Staff :
|Storekeeper cum Clerk
|| S. Shankar
| R. Muthuvel