The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology was established in 2010. Professor Dr. S. M. Saiful Islam was the founder head. He started the department with three teachers and twenty students. Over the years the number of both students and teachers are increasing. Currently, Dr. Shamim Ahmed is running as head of the department. Under his leadership, the department has grown to be one of the most successful and reputed departments in Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. The department offers B.Sc. (Honours) and Master’s Degree programmes.