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OVERVIEW

 

The Department of Biochemistry at SMIMS was established in 2001 and conducts modern hi-tech research and therapeutic activities in the areas of stem cells transplant, in-vitro fertilization and somatic cell nuclear transfer that can be used in infertility clinics. It is a centre for teaching postgraduates (MD, PhD and MSc) and conducting research.

 

KEY FEATURES

  • Institutional Biotech Hub project from DBT India for 5 years. Under this project, one JRF and one grade –IV are getting scholarship / salary as per availability of the fund.
  • The department also received Rs.8 Lakhs from ICMR. The current research areas are based on Molecular Biology and Immuno-Techniques and recently, Stem Cell Research.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Molecular Biology
  • Immuno-technologies
  • PCR & r DNA technology
  • Animal tissue culture
  • Micro injector and Micromanipulator for IVF and Cloning.
  • Umbilical cord stem cell research

 

COLLABORATIONS

  • The department is getting project funds from DBT India & ICMR and supporting the institute and University (SMU)
  • The department also applied Twinning Program to DBT India on Stem Cell Research in collaboration with School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore, Manipal University.

FACULTY

I am proud that you intend to join SMIMS, which over more than a decade has created a niche for itself as one of the most sought after medical institution.”

 

Air Marshal (Retd) GS Joneja

Dean, SMIMS

BENEFITS

RESEARCH

 

The area of research include: Production of polyclonal antibody against OP-1 and arthritic patients; Cord blood and Wharton Jelly stem cell for generation of islet like cells; Analysis of gallstone amongst the Sikkimese patients; Molecular diagnosis for early detection of Type-II diabetes mellitus; Bone turnover markers in pre and post-menopausal women with osteopenia and osteoporosis; Inflammatory markers: IL6 and C-reactive protein and Type 2 diabetes mellitus; Molecular diagnosis for early detection.

NEWS AND EVENTS

NEWS

May 21,2020

DR. BHIM PRASAD DHAKAL JOINS SMIMS AS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

DR. BHIM PRASAD DHAKAL JOINS SMIMS AS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

EVENTS

October 05,2020
Virtual Conference

ICONBAP 2020 Virtual Conference

Online, Virtual