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Welcome to Department of Biochemistry


ABOUT DEPARTMENT

The Subject of Biochemistry started in the year 1999 and the Department of Biochemistry was established in the year 2004. It’s the oldest centre offering single major Biochemistry (6 Units) at the Under-Graduation and Post-Graduation level. The Department has been offering an Add –on Advanced Diploma in Food Science and Quality Control since past 15 years. Our Strengths, like the five elements of nature are - Earth – Our Institute Water – Our Subject Air – Our Staff Fire – Our Students Ether – Our Work Culture The Department has always been encouraging research culture from the under-graduation level as a co-curricular activity. Our students and staff members have published their research work in renowned National and International Research Journals. Under the auspices of autonomy, we have introduced the research component as a part of the curriculum at the SYBSc level.


COURSE INTRODUCTION

The discipline of Biochemistry serves as a torch light to trace the intricate complexities of Biology, besides unravelling the chemical mysteries of life. Biochemistry finds its applications in the disciplines of genetics, molecular biology, immunology, medicine, health & wellness, food science & technology, nutrition & dietetics, pharmaceutical, clinical research, research & development, veterinary, agriculture, bio-engineering and biotechnology. In keeping up with the Global Demand in the field of Biological Sciences, we aim to nurture quality education which will help the students to build their career. We also encourage critical and analytical thinking to inculcate entrepreneurial skills. The syllabus at the under-graduation and post-graduation level has been designed in a manner to make the students job-ready, help them in pursuing further studies and explore research opportunities in India and abroad.


DEPARTMENT FEATURES


PROGRAMMES OFFERED

SR. NO.

PROGRAMME NAME

DEGREE / DIPLOMA / CERTIFICATE

AIDED / SELF- FINANCED

YEAR OF STARTING

INTAKE

1

Biochemistry (6 Units) Under-Graduation

Degree

Self- Financed

1999

45

2

Biochemistry (6 Units) Post-Graduation

Degree (By Papers)

Self- Financed

2004

20

3

Certificate program in Food Science and Quality Control

Certificate

Self- Financed

2003

FYBSC students of Biochemistry

4

Diploma program in Food Science and Quality Control

Diploma

Self- Financed

2004

SYBSC students of Biochemistry

5

Advanced Diploma program in Food Science and Quality Control

Advanced Diploma

Self- Financed

2005

TYBSC students of Biochemistry

 


FACULTY DETAILS

SR. NO.

FACULTY NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT EXPERTISE

1

Mr. Prashant Masali

Head, Assistant Professor, Pursuing Ph.D

MSc, PGDCR

Biochemistry

2

Ms. Sneha Pednekar

Assistant Professor, Pursuing Ph.D

MSc, NET Cleared

Biochemistry

3

Ms. Aditi Patwardhan

Assistant Professor

MSc

Biochemistry

4

Ms. Priyanka Koli

Assistant Professor

MSc

Biochemistry

5

Ms. Sneha Bhadsawle

Assistant Professor

MSc, NET Cleared

Biochemistry

 


 

SUPPORT STAFF

SR. NO.

STAFF NAME

DESIGNATION

1

Mr. Mahesh Andurlekar

Laboratory Assistant

2

Mr. Sandesh Adhavade

Laboratory Attendant

3

Mr. Trushal Rade

Laboratory Attendant


DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

 

Guest Lectures

 

Seminars Organized

Name of the Lecturer

Year

Topic

Dr. Steve Winder, Sheffield University, UK

2014

Stem cell research

Dr. Geeta Ibrahim, Principal, Nirmala Niketan College of Home Sciences

2015

Nutrigenomics

Dr. Steve Winder, Sheffield University, UK

2015

Muscular Dystrophy

Padmabhushan, Dr. Suresh H Advani 

2016

Emerging Trends in Cancer biology

Dr. Sagarika Damle, Head, Dept of Life Sciences, K C College

2017

Bean-e-Barat Dawat-e-Pod

 

Workshops Organized

 

Educational Visits

 


STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS

YEAR

STUDENT NAME

ACHIEVEMENTS

2008

Ms. Janhavi Khanolkar

1st prize in Flag Area Briefing Competition & 2nd prize in Essay Competition (She is now part Defense Academy as Flying Officer)

2010 – 2011

Mr. Navjyot Bandiwadekar

‘Mr. University’ by University of Mumbai

2012

Ms. Surabhi Rao

Selected in final 10 of Femina Miss INDIA Pageant – 2012

2013 – 14

Ms. Vaibhavi Gujar

Gold medalist for being the overall 1st Ranker for MSc. University of Mumbai Examination

2014 – 15

Ms. Padma Srinivasan

Gold medalist for being the overall 1st Ranker for MSc. University of Mumbai Examination

2016 – 17

Ms. Shruti Bendre and Ms. Snigdha Mathure (Post-Graduate)

Presented their research paper in the 24th National conference of Bombay psychological association

2016 – 17

Mr. Sumeeran Zimbar (Under-Graduate)

Presented his research paper in the 24th National conference of Bombay psychological association

 


ILLUSTRIOUS ALUMNI's

PASSING

YEAR

PROMINENT ALUMNI’S

DESIGNATION

ORGANIZATION

2008

Mr. Homiyar Mistry

Marketing & Business development Manager

Shah Brothers: Diagnostic Kits & Bioprocesses

2010

Ms. Rini Ravindran

Teaching Assistant & Doctoral Candidate

LSU Health Sciences Center

2011

Ms. Sneha Pednekar

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College

2011

Ms. Manasi Padte

Head of Department

Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Goa

2013

Ms. Aditi Patwardhan

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College

2013

Ms. Neha Abyankar

Medical Officer

TCS, Mahape

2013

Mr. Javed Akhtar Shaikh

Self Employed & Proprietor

Elite Tutorials Education Academy

2014

Ms. Priyanka Koli

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College

2016

Mr. Prathamesh Sonawane

Junior Data Analyst

Cognizant, Airoli

2016

Mr. Somesh Modi

Self Employed

Yugen Tours

2016

Mr. Aditya Raool

Self Employed

Center Head & Pranic Healing Instructor

2017

Ms. Sneha Bhadsawle

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College

2017

Mr. Aniruddha Joshi

Team Associate

Manufacturing Department of Plasma Protein, Reliance Lifesciences, Rabale



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