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Department of Biochemistry

The department of Biochemistry of GNIDSR, is unique in terms of space and arrangements, equipments and experienced staff. The department is involved in regular classes, tutorials, seminars, diagnostic and research activities. It has a well equipped fully air-conditioned Diagnostic & Research Laboratory having most of the recent sophisticated instruments like ELISA Reader, Spectrophotometer, Semi Auto Analyzer, High Speed Centrifuge Machine, Flame Photometer, Electrophoresis unit etc. Most of the routine investigations like serum glucose, lipid profile, LFT, thyroid function test etc. are available for the public at moderate rates. The department is also involved in research activities in collaboration with Dept. of Zoology, University of Calcutta. The department imparts DCI norms and follows DCI Curriculum for the students of First Professional BDS under West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Debabrata Nag, M.Sc, Ph.D in Biochemistry (C.U.) heads the dept. He was the Professor & HOD in Biochemistry Department of Bankura Sammilani Medical College, W.B. He has been teaching at the graduate and post graduate level of Calcutta University in Govt. Medical Colleges since 1968 and was Professor & HOD in Govt. Medical College for more than 25 years. His research areas include Neurotropic drug action on membrane bound enzymes of brain, viral hepatitis, eclamtogenic toxemia of pregnancy, gall stone, pulmonary tuberculosis. Research guide of Ph.D students, life member of a) Indian Association of Biological Sciences and b) Indian Society of Cell Biology. He has 16 research publications, presented papers at National & International Conferences.