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  • Uri David Akavia, new Assistant Professor, start date August 1, 2013.
  • Drs. Josée Dostie and Joe Teodoro were successful in being promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, June 1, 2013.
  • Dr. Philip Awadalla from the University of Montreal, was appointed an Adjunct member in our department, May 1, 2013.
  • Dr. Albert Berghuis, has been appointed Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry, May 15, 2013.
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The Department of Biochemistry is part of the Faculty of Science and as such, offers programs leading to the degree of BSc.

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Chemical Biology Interdepartmental Graduate Option

The Chemical biology graduate option at McGill

What is Chemical Biology?

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Chemical Biology can be defined as the design or identification and the exploitation of novel small molecules as tools to investigate questions in biology.

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