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Department of Biochemistry

Virginia Tech researcher receives grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to study Lyme arthritis


We are dedicated to understanding the mechanisms
by which living organisms carry out their many functions in complete,
molecular detail

Graduate Program

Our Graduate students obtain world-class research training and develop analytical skills, including big data analytics, in our programs.




Our Faculty are funded by the NIH, NSF, NIFA and DOE to discern biochemical mechanisms of a variety of organisms.


Undergraduate Program

Our undergraduate program is one of the largest in the U.S., and is accredited by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).




Explore our Research programs advancing our understanding of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Drug Discovery, Microbiology, Stress Responses in Plants, Alzheimer’s, Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes.

Biochemistry Seminar Series


Check back soon for our Fall 2020 seminar schedule!


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