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Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology!

Our department's degree program completion wholly prepares students for a number of post graduate health professional programs as well as veterinarian programs. Up to 40% of our graduates are accepted into medical school and our department is devoted to producing graduates that want to become Oklahoma health professionals. As a family of research scientists, we also encourage students to seek more training to become future research professionals.



A sound background in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology can be used to improve health care and quality of life.


The department offers a program of graduate study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, and all of our graduates are successfully employed.

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Scientists within our department are doing research that is changing the way we see the world.

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Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Career prospects seem bright for someone trained in the molecular sciences. Projections for the next 20 years indicated that there will be thousands of unfulfilled science and engineering jobs. A large fraction of the shortage will be in the fields of genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Whatis Biochemistry and Molecular Biology?

Biochemistry is the central scientific discipline linking the chemical, physical, and biological sciences.

WhyBiochemistry and Molecular Biology?

Our main goal is to develop scientists capable of applying rational thought and scientific tools to produce new knowledge.

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