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Biochemists study molecules found in living organisms, particularly proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates. The Biochemistry program focuses on the biosynthesis, metabolism, function, and regulation of these molecules of life. This information is essential to gain an understanding of many biological processes, including how diseases like cancer and diabetes develop, and to learn how genetic engineering and biotechnology can be used in ways that benefit society.

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  • Biochemistry Club

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  • Undergraduate-level classes are 1000-4000. Graduate-level classes are 5000-7000.

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