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Department of Biochemistry

Faculty Members

Welcome to Biochemistry

How do cells work? How do dysfunctional molecular interactions result in diseases? And how could we design molecules to cure those diseases? Biochemistry is the science that explains life at a molecular level and finds solutions to complex health disorders. Whether you are looking for a career as laboratory scientist, clinical biochemist, forensic scientist, geneticist, precision medicine consultant, medical liaison manager, or if you simply want to become a top notch researcher recognized worldwide, Biochemistry provides the solid core program and opportunities you were looking for.

We are celebrating 100 Years of Biochemistry


Biochemistry combines chemistry, physiology, and biology to investigate the chemistry of living systems.
Meet our Faculty members.

Prospective Graduate Students
Are you ready to apply?  Find all details regarding the application process and deadlines here.

Resources for Admin and Students
Access forms (finance, payroll, tracking reports), as well as links and websites (affiliates, publications).

Recent Oral Examinations - Doctor of Philosophy


  • Rayelle Itoua Maiga - Lab of Jerry Pelletier (August 26, 2020)
  • Angelia Bassenden - Lab of Albert Berghuis (October 20, 2020)
  • Yaakov Elisha Stern - Lab of Morag Park (November 5, 2020)



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