This format reflects the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of scientific research. It also means you’re prepared for professional schools—such as medical, dental and veterinary schools—and graduate programs.
With biochemistry labs and molecular biology components, you’ll engage in guided inquiry experiments, active learning, computational exercises, collaborative research, and team-based projects.
Working closely with faculty takes your learning to the next level.
Get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art instrumentation and techniques.
Develop your professional credentials by presenting your findings at conferences.
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In BIO 3770 Bioinformatics you’ll learn the techniques requiring the use of molecular biology databases, including DNA and protein sequence analysis, multiple sequence alignments, 3-D protein structure modeling and prediction, phylogenetic tree building, and RNA sequence analysis.
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A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.
In addition to shadowing and interning with numerous doctors, dentists, veterinarians, physical therapists, and other medical professionals, in hospitals, clinics and private practice, our students have gained experience at other notable companies as well.
The biology and chemistry departments sponsors several societies and honorary organizations: Beta Beta Beta, affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Medical Student Association/Pre-Professional Society, a chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA); The American Chemical Society;
Gamma Sigma Epsilon, national chemistry honor society.
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