Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur

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Department of Biochemistry


Post Graduate Teaching Department of Biochemistry is one of the oldest departments in the University. It is situated in Laxminarayan Institute of Technology Campus and is surrounded by lush green ambience. Department is housed in 2231.11sq.m area with infrastructure for research in all aspects of Biochemistry that include immuno-modulation, hepato-production, plant and microbial enzymes, their inhibitors and modulators, anti-cancer and antimicrobial activities of Indian herbs and medicinal plants, plant and plant cell cultures and bioenhancers. Department has a very good library having approximately 2500 books and journals. It has recognized and well-equipped animal house to supply rats, rabbits, mice and guinea pigs. It runs a Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory, where special investigations are carried out at subsided rates. The Department has to its credit number of completed and ongoing projects sanctioned by ICAR, DOE, DBT, UGC, AICTE and Matthias Rath Inc., R&D, USA

A Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory is being run by the Department which runs laboratory tests for various hormones, complete hemogram, urine and stool analysis, 17-alpha –ketosteroids and VMA analysis. These tests are done for free for Nagpur University staff while the outside patients referred by various doctors are charged a nominal fee.

Courses conducted:

=> M. Sc. Biochemistry
=> M. Phil Biochemistry
=> Ph. D Biochemistry

Few Distinguished Alumni of the Department:

a) Dr. SatishWate, Director, NEERI, Nagpur.
b) Dr. TapanChakraborty, Scientist Emeritus, NEERI, Nagpur.
c) Dr. H. F. Daginawala, Senior Research Consultant, Biochemistry Research Laboratory, CIIMS, Nagpur.
d) Dr. B. C. Harinath, Director, JBTRDC, Sewagram Wardha
e) Dr. SaraswatiSukumar, NIH, USA
f) Dr. Milind Gore, NIV, Pune
g) Dr. Pratima Jadhav, Principal, Elphinstine College, Mumbai.

These are some of the eminent Alumni of the Department. There are many more, who are occupying great positions in various national and international Universities, MNC’s and Research Institutions.

Contact Details

Department of Biochemistry
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
Ravindra Nath Tagore Marg,
Nagpur-440001, Maharashtra(India)

Office: 0712-2531665, 0712-2522197

Email: [email protected]


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