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The Biochemistry program at Norwich is small but mighty. You will get the full attention of our exceptional faculty from day one, start using research-grade instrumentation in your first year, and have a chance to get involved in a research project by the time you are junior.

Biochemistry studies the molecules that make up life. Proteins and enzymes, RNA and DNA — it is a science that explains  cellular machinery’s mechanics. These insights are applied via gene therapy, biologics, bioprosthetics, bioinformatics and other avenues to improve lives.

Biochemistry majors at Norwich are perfectly positioned to launch careers in the biotech or health care industries or to prepare for medical school. Exploring how biology performs complex chemical reactions, biochemistry helps us understand life itself. It is a fast-growing, cutting-edge science with many practical applications today.

A Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry from Norwich will provide you with a solid background in chemistry, biology, physics, and math. You will learn to develop new ideas, problem-solve, conduct research, and analyze and evaluate data. Upon graduation, you can immediately launch your career in many industries, such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, health care or other allied fields.

If you are thinking about medical or dental school, the Biochemistry program at Norwich covers all the recommended classes. And you will still have free electives left in the curriculum to explore your other interests.

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  • Program Details

    Biochemistry includes the sciences of molecular biology, immunochemistry, neurochemistry, and bioinorganic, bioorganic and biophysical chemistry. Biochemistry is applied to medicine,
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  • Faculty Spotlight

    Ethan Guth, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry A recent rise in multi-drug resistant bacteria exposed a need for new antibiotics.
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    To view Biochemistry course offerings and a curriculum map for majors, see the Norwich University academic course catalog: View Catalog
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Meet Our Biochemistry Faculty

  • Ethan Guth

    Ethan Guth

    “Trying to understand how life works at the molecular level has fascinated me for 20+ years, and it continues to excite me today.” Read More
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