A two-year program leads to the award of an M.Sc.degree in Biochemistry. Students are offered advanced level theory and practical courses in enzymes, proteins, biochemical and biophysical techniques, molecular biology, cell biology, genetic engineering, immunology, developmental biology, metabolomics, proteomics and bioinformatics. The emphasis is on training students for research. This includes work by second-year students in research laboratories to carry out projectsunder the supervision of faculty members. Students are also required to present critical reviews on various topics in seminars for evaluation.