Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a major program that prepares people to study and research the specific mechanics of how life can replicate and develop at the molecular level.

A major program in biochemistry and molecular biology will likely include courses of instruction in general biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, and cellular biology.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (use the College Search feature and enter " Biochemistry and Molecular Biology " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Studies?

As a biochemist/molecular biologist, the work people do have a wide variety of implications for medicine, genetics, and the environment.  In addition, individuals may choose to work in different sectors such as agriculture, pharmaceuticals, research, biotechnology, or genetic engineering.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


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