DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
NICU in Sikkim
Acres of Green Campus
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.
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
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.
The campus has first-rate facilities like laboratories, workshops and practice school for hands-on learning. There are also cafeterias, and transport facility for students' ease.
Dept offers the best teaching and clinical research training, where labs are with the modern infrastructures with stem cell research facilities.
During my study in SMIMS, I have gained an abode of Knowledge and Innovative thinking and was quite a learning experience.
The Institute always backed me in any kind of extra-academic research and cultivated in me the habit of delivering scientific output to the society.
Our department is fully equipped with infrastructure that’s apt for proper postgraduate training and has already been recognised by MCI for MD (Biochemistry).
DR. BHIM PRASAD DHAKAL JOINS SMIMS AS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR