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Biochemistry is the study of life at the molecular level.

biochem current side2Throughout recent history, advances made through biochemical research have led to key developments in medicine and have engendered successes in biomedical engineering. Genomic methods and groundbreaking technology in microscopy and other areas are pushing biochemical research forward at a staggering pace - making this a uniquely exciting time to pursue a career in Biochemistry.

Biochemists at UT are using state-of-the-art chemical, physical, and computational tools and approaches to obtain a fundamental understanding of the molecular processes that underlie life, sustain and improve the natural environment, and promote the development of more effective treatments for human diseases.