Since its inception in 2003, the Biochemistry Program has become an increasingly popular major, with more than 100 majors distributed over the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Agriculture & Life Science. As the number of undergraduates has grown, so have the number of students interested in pursuing degrees in the molecular life sciences.
Graduating seniors (2009-10):
Where do Biochemistry Majors go?
The Biochemistry Program fulfills all of the curricular requirements for medical school. But it’s also common for Biochemistry majors to go on to graduate school in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or related fields. Finally, several recent graduates have pursued careers in law, business, or even scientific journalism. A sampling of recent graduates is shown below.
|University of Pittsburgh Medical College, Ophthalmic Surgery
UC Santa Cruz Scientific Communication Program
US Dept of Energy Joint Genome Institute
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Boston University College of Dentistry
Harvard University Medical College, Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard University, Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University, Biochemistry