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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology


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Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology

Faculty

Kathleen G. Dwyer, Ph.D., Co-Director, Biology Department
Joan Wasilewski, Ph.D., Co-Director, Chemistry Department
Timothy D. Foley, Ph.D.
George R. Gomez, Ph.D.
Marc Seid, Ph.D.
Michael A. Sulzinski, Ph.D.

Overview

The Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology major is an interdisciplinary program of study between the Biology and Chemistry departments. The program provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of biology and chemistry and the key principles of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, as suggested by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. There is a strong emphasis on genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics.

The program is designed to provide students with expertise in both the fundamentals and frontline applications of these rapidly expanding fields, especially in the areas of genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics. Students who graduate from the program are expected to possess skills suitable for (a) biotechnical work in the pharmaceutical, health and agricultural industries and for (b) further academic pursuits in graduate or professional schools.

Course Information

Courses for Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology are listed under the prefixes BCMB.  For information on these courses, visit our Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Courses  page.  For more information on all courses offered, visit our Course Descriptions  page.

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