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Department of Biochemistry

I welcome you to the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Rai Medical College Sargodha having energetic academic members, supporting staff and students. The Department of Biochemistry actively participates in teaching according to Medical curriculum to the students of 1st year and 2nd year M.B.B.S. The Department comprises Biochemistry laboratory equipped according to criteria of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Islamabad and University of Health Sciences Lahore. An underlying philosophy of Biochemistry is that “structure dictates function”. Biochemistry therefore focuses on study of the structure of biomolecules and molecular processes that are intrinsic and essential features of living organisms. Biochemistry has profound relevance to all areas of Medical Science. Reflecting this importance, the Biochemistry department has multiple responsibilities in the education of medical students including teaching in the 1st year M.B.B.S., the basic chemistry of Cell, biomolecules including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. In 2nd year, the metabolisms and inborn errors of metabolism, Gastrointestinal biochemistry and Endocrinology. The vision of the Department is to develop as a center of excellence for teaching and research in Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and to provide a focus for development and application of advanced technologies for biochemical investigations of medical problems.