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Are you intrigued by the intricate chemical processes that sustain all life? If so, Gannon's biochemistry program can help you explore how the structure and reactions of molecules produce living systems and lead you to exciting, in-demand careers in medicine, pharmacology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, food science or agriculture. Life happens - and you can discover how.
Gain real-world knowledge through key biochemistry courses including:
Structural Biochemistry: Study the structure and function of biologically important compounds including amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes, carbohydrates and lipids.
Biochemical Laboratory: Learn the introductory laboratory methods used to isolate, characterize and synthesize biologically important compounds.
Molecular Biology: Explore the synthesis of nucleic acids, discuss DNA-based information technologies and interpret experimental data.
Students will gain a high-quality education and participate in advanced undergraduate research that will enable their success in the rigors of graduate school or their profession in the field of biochemistry. In Gannon's biochemistry program, students can:
“The Biochemistry Department has prepared me to pursue a career in medicine with the valuable courses offered and the mentor faculty. I’ve received valuable advice and recommendations from Gannon faculty that have helped me get into medical school to pursue my dreams.”
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Betty Jo ChitesterAssistant Professor