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About the Program

Biochemistry is for students who are interested in the interdisciplinary study of living organisms through their chemical processes. A combination of biology and chemistry courses will provide you with a solid foundation for scientific thinking and insight into the complexity of biological processes at the cellular and molecular level. If you are looking to go into a career in medicine or life sciences research, having an educational background in biochemistry will set you up for success.

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Alumni Highlight

William Carlos Noel II '23 is a M.D. candidate at Harvard Medical School. While at William & Mary, he was a self-designed social justice in medicine major with a biochemistry minor. He presented at the American Society of Biochemistry 2023 annual meeting. He also studied N2a neuronal cells as part of research with Professor Shantá Hinton on understanding neurological disorders.

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*Courses listed are examples. Course availability changes each semester.