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.

The Department of Biochemistry general office has moved!

The Division of Biomedical Sciences, and affiliated general operations of the basic science departments (Anatomy & Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, Pharmacology and Physiology) are found in the new 2D01 Office Suite (D-wing).

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Dr. Delbaere Memorial Scholarship - Call for Applicants

Sep 18, 2013

Attention Biochemistry 4th year students!...
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Welcome Back BBQ

Aug 07, 2013

Our annual Meet and Greet BBQ is on September 11th! Check your PAWS email for details!...
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Sask. biochemists play key role in new antimalaria tack

Aug 01, 2013

People are still trying to figure out why it works, but it does work very well," says Pat Covello, a biochemist at the National Research Council in Saskatoon and an adjunct professor at the University of Saskatchewan. "It can cure malaria in a matter of days....
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