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Choosing Virginia Tech Biochemistry

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If you’re thinking of majoring in Biochemistry, you’ve come to the right place.  

Highlights of our Undergraduate Curriculum

Find out just how dedicated we are to your success as a student, researcher, scientist, and person by learning more about the unique aspects and offerings of our undergraduate curriculum. Watch the video below for a full summary or use the tabs to watch mini videos covering the topics you're most interested in learning about.

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First Year Experience - Fall Semester [VIDEO] 

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Introduction to Biochemical Research Skills [VIDEO] 

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Biochemical Techniques - Second Year Biochemistry Lab [VIDEO] 

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Undergraduate Research Part I [VIDEO] 

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Undergraduate Research Part II [VIDEO] 

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Lab Problems in Biochemistry Part I [VIDEO] 

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Lab Problems in Biochemistry Part II [VIDEO] 

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Lab Problems in Biochemistry Part III [VIDEO] 

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ASBMB Accreditation of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech [VIDEO] 

See what recent graduates of our program had to say

If you're wondering why our students chose our biochemistry program here at Virginia Tech over numerous programs around the nation, read their stories below.

We are a 2021 University Exemplary Department Honoree

Nominations were submitted based on the theme of "developing and sustaining academic community engagement activities for student well-being and a sense of belonging.” You can read more about this award below.

Have you made your final decision? Do you still have questions?

No matter where you are in the process of finding the best program and university for you, we're here to support you. If you're ready to join Hokie Nation, you can apply now. Still need convincing? Visit us in-person or virtually or connect with one of our biochemistry peer mentors to answer any questions you might have.