The Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology was established during the academic year 2014 as a component of School of Life Sciences. This was the first department named as “Human Genetics and Molecular Biology” in South India doing research’s in Human Molecular Genetics, Nanobiology, Medical Entomology, Cancer Genetics, Neurogenetics and Stem Cell technology. Currently, we are establishing the human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) laboratory and a therapeutic approach like drug-based therapy for patients specific.
The department is offering M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. course’s. Since initiation of this department it’s been actively engaged in research, teaching and extension activities. The faculty members are well equipped to guide Ph.D. and M.Phil research scholars along with M.Sc. students.
Professor and Head,
Department of Human Genetics & Molecular Biology,
Coimbatore – 641 046.