Biochemistry forms the foundation for understanding all biological processes and understanding how complex chemical reactions occur in a variety of life forms will prepare you for advanced studies and careers in medicine, agriculture, biotechnology, and more.

Lawrentians have gone on to pursue careers in biological and chemical research, medicine, dentistry, oncology, genetics, bacteriology, medical and laboratory technicians, rehabilitation assistants, laboratory managers, business, quality control, and craft brewing.

They can also earn advanced degrees in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, bacteriology, genetics, and oncology.

Examples of recent employers

  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • Cambridge Major Pharmaceuticals
  • Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
  • Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (Ghana)

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Columbia
  • Harvard
  • UC Berkeley
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Boston College
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