Brief Information About the Department:
The Department of Biochemistry was established as an independent Department in School of Life Sciences of H.N.B. Garhwal University in 2010. The Department has basic infrastructural facilities to meet the requirements for teaching and research in various areas of Biochemistry.
The Department conducts two-year (4 semesters) post-graduation course leading to M.Sc. (Biochemistry) degree. Seventeen students are admitted to this course every year. The course includes 15 theory papers, 6 practical papers, project work and seminars.
Current research activities encompass different areas of biochemistry with major emphasis on clinical biochemistry, infectious diseases and parasitic immunobiology, plant biochemistry, immunotherapy of cancer and diabetes, enzyme technology and Medicinal properties of High-Altitude Plants etc. leading to the Ph. D degree in Biochemistry.