Welcome to the website of the Department of Biochemistry, home to 17 faculty, 13 associate and adjunct professors, 40 graduate students and 27 research scientists and postdocs studying the chemistry of life! Inside, you will find information about our research projects, courses we teach, and events we host.


A Message from the Head

The Department of Biochemistry has a long tradition of outstanding research and graduate training, and has a strong commitment to delivering a high quality undergraduate program.  The research being carried out by faculty members covers a broad spectrum of cellular and molecular biochemistry, and if you are a potential trainee looking for a research opportunity, I am sure that you will be able to find a good match for your interests.  If you are an undergraduate student still trying to determine which discipline to study in and want to find out what biochemistry is all about, I encourage you to arrange for a meeting with either myself or another faculty member.  We’d be happy to share our passion for biochemistry with you, inform you of the possible career options that a biochemistry degree provide, and answer any other questions you have.

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