Department of Biochemistry

A biochemistry degree opens up a range of highly-skilled careers that incorporate aspects of both biology and medicine.Over the past 100 years, biochemists have been responsible for a huge number of important scientific breakthroughs that have helped to develop our understanding of living organisms. This broad definition of biochemistry means that the job of a biochemist can encompass a wide range of scientific topics, including stem cell research, genetic research, immunology, pharmacology, forensics, cancer research, environmental science and food science. The research efforts of biochemists have the potential to result in dramatic medical or scientific breakthroughs.