Biochemistry Program

About Biochemistry at UM

The Biochemistry Program is a joint program between the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Division of Biological Sciences. Biochemistry is an interdisciplinary science that brings powerful spectroscopic, chemical and computational tools to bear on fundamental problems in biology. The program offers a B.S. in Biochemistry, a minor in Biochemistry, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry & Biophysics.

Program faculty members come from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the Division of Biological Sciences, the Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Computer Science. Faculty expertise includes structural biology, bioinformatics, enzymology, protein dynamics, RNA biology and the molecular genetics of pathogenic organisms.