Department of Bio-Chemistry

Introduction of the Department of Biochemistry :

The Department of Biochemistry is one of the Basic Sciences departments of the College of Medicine. The Department of Biochemistry has a team of faculty members and staff dedicated for teaching Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics to students of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health. The Department of Biochemistry is located in the 1st Floor of the Basic Science Complex of Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences. With adequate infrastructure and equipment, this department has been able to achieve the academic objectives effectively.


Objectives of the Department of Biochemistry :

The objectives of the department are:
1. Impart quality education to the students of various programs in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.
2. Implement horizontal integration in teaching-learning activities at a maximum level in collaboration with other Basic Sciences departments.
3. Implement vertical integration in teaching-learning activities at a maximum level in collaboration with Clinical Sciences departments.
4. Incorporate teaching of Communication Skills in practical-based teaching-learning activities in order to prepare the future graduates in counselling patients regarding laboratory tests and results.
5. Conduct formative and summative assessments of students of various programs in timely and effective manner.
6. Provide special laboratory services through speciality labs, such as Molecular Diagnostic Lab.
7. Conduct research in medical education and in fields of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.
8. Conduct additional undergraduate and post-graduate level courses and specialty/super-specialty based training programs related to the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.
9. Support students who need academic help in the related fields.
10. Promote a healthy work culture that nurtures professional development of all faculty members and staff.


Current Activities of the Department of Biochemistry :

1. Conduct didactic lectures and practical-based demonstrations for students of MBBS, BSc Nursing, and BNS Programs.
2. Conduct problem-based learning (PBL) sessions in collaboration with other Basic Sciences departments for students of MBBS program.
3. Conduct correlation seminars in collaboration with other Basic Sciences departments for students of MBBS program.
4. Conduct group-based discussion sessions for students of post-graduate level MD/MS programs.
5. Conduct formative and summative assessments for students of MBBS, BSc Nursing, BNS, and MD/MS programs.
6. Conduct remedial and academic assistance programs to students who require academic help and/or interventions.
7. Assist the Biochemistry Section of the Department of Pathology of Shree Birendra Hospital by providing adequate support in laboratory services.






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Departmental Office and Contact:

The Department of Biochemistry has a dedicated support staff. Mrs. Kalpana Lama is the Office Assistant and Mrs. Indira Basnet is the Office Helper.


The Department of Biochemistry can be contacted via email at biochemistry@naihs.edu.np.

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