Phase-1 (Pre-Clinical) Department of Biochemistry

  • At the end of the course in Biochemistry the students should be able to:
  • acquire the basic & integrated knowledge on major biomolecules, enzymes, hormones and nutrients with fundamental chemical process within body system upon which life depends.
  • demonstrate skills in performing and interpreting Biochemistry laboratory tests and procedures with emphasis on those used in the country and abroad.
  • demonstrate skills in using the modern biochemical appliances.
  • equip themselves with requisite knowledge for higher studies and research.
  • develop sound attitude towards the need for continuing self-directed learning.

  • After completing the course of Biochemistry in MBBS course the students will be able to:
  • apply the learned knowledge of biochemistry in medicine.
  • familiar with the biomolecules forming the structure of human body, their functions and role in health and diseases.
  • explain the role of enzymes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • identify the source of energy in human body and the process by which this energy is derived from food.
  • explain metabolism of the body in fed and fasting state and consequences of prolonged starvation.
  • explain the role of liver in metabolism and derangement of metabolism in impaired liver function. Explain dyslipidemia and their clinical consequence.
  • describe the water and electrolyte content of human body and their functions. Identify the types, causes and consequences of dehydration and over hydration. Explain the causes the consequences of electrolyte imbalance.
  • describe the sources of acids and bases in our body and the mechanism of their normal balance. Explain the causes and consequences of acidosis and alkalosis and the parameters to diagnose them.
  • demonestrate their basic conception about nutrients, balanced diet. Describe the common nutritional disorders of our country and their causes and consequences.
  • describe the components of balanced diet and explain the basic principles of making a diet chart. Attain the skill to assess nutritional disorders anthropometrically.
  • explain the basis of genetics and molecular biology and the common genetic disorders and explain the modern technology in molecular biology in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • diagnose diabetes mellitus, impairment of renal, liver and thyroid functions.
  • attain the skill to perform and interpret the common biochemical tests in the diagnosis of diseases and attain the skill to perform common bedside biochemical tests.

Photo Name & Qualification Designation Date of Birth & Joining
Prof. Dr. Minati Banerjee
MBBS, M.Phil. (Biochemistry)
Professor & Head
Phase-1 Coordinator
Dr. Pijush Karmakar
MBBS, M.Phil. (Biochemistry)
Associate Professor
Subject Coordinator
Dr. Fatema Tuz Zohora
MBBS, M.Phil. (Biochemistry)
Assistant Professor 23-02-1986
Dr. Dalia Sultana
MBBS, MD (Biochemistry)
Assistant Professor 31-01-1986
Dr. Meher Nigar Koli
Lecturer 19-09-1995
Dr. Md. Saiful Al Mamun
Lecturer 01-01-1994
Dr. Humayra Tabassum
Lecturer 04-07-1996
Dr. Chumki Singha Roy
Lecturer 20-10-1996
Dr. Farjana Ashraf
Lecturer 25-10-1997
Dr. Tasnim Sultana
Lecturer 16-06-1998
Guest Teacher

  • Academic Calendar for Biochemistry.
  • Notices of Biochemistry Department.
  • Card Final Examination and Result of Biochemistry.
  • Term Final Examination and Result of Biochemistry.

  • Published Articles and ongoing research activities of Prof. Dr. Minati Banerjee
  • Published Articles and ongoing research activities of Dr. Pijush Karmakar
  • Published Articles and ongoing research activities of Dr. Fatema Tuz Zohora
  • Published Articles and ongoing research activities of Dr. Dalia Sultana