Department cum National Centre for Human Genome Studies and Research

About Department cum National Centre for Human Genome Studies and Research


The National Centre for Human Genomes Studies and Research (NCHGSR) is one of the premier institutes of Panjab University (P.U).

P.U is one of the renowned universities of India which was established in the year 1882 in Lahore and after independence shifted to Chandigarh. For more than a century it has been generating eminent, hardworking young men and women to face difficult challenges in every field. Dr Manmohan Singh and Kalpana Chawla exemplify few of the students of the university who have established themselves as renowned citizens. This University has been selected by UGC as "University with Potential for Excellence in Biomedical Sciences", and accredited five star status by the National assessment accreditation council (NAAC).

NCHGSR was established in the year 2002 under the sponsorship of UGC with an idea to promote understanding in the field of molecular biology The Centre imparts current knowledge of biotechnology, genomics, proteomics and cutting edge research both in theory and practice. NCHGSR offers post graduate and PhD research programs. Over the years the centre has established a successful M.Sc program which selects the best students from the merit list prepared by other common entrance test (OCET) entrances conducted in the university.

The Centre aims at generating accomplished brains in different areas of molecular biology, which not only serves biotech related industries but also provides trained and motivated persons required by other institutes. The department is one of the best research institutes providing an excellent theoretical as well as hand on laboratory experience.


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