About Department

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics began as the Department of Biology, established in 1999. In 2012, the name of the Department was changed to Molecular Biology and Genetics to reflect the fact that most of the reserach in the Department were engaged in molecular biology, genetics and biotechnology. The Department contributed only graduate education until 2012, currently offer both undergraduate and graduate programs. The research and teaching interests of the department include fundamental as well as plant molecular biology and genetics, plant chemistry, plant tissue culture, allelopaty, biotransformation and mammalian genetics.

Our department has specialized staff consisting of 3 Professors, 2 Associated Professor, 4 Assistant Professors, 6 Research Assistants and 1 NMR Specialist.