Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
About Biochemistry at K-State
The department of biochemistry and molecular biophysics offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and doctoral degrees in biochemistry.
A combined B.S./M.S. degree provides undergraduates an opportunity to obtain both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in biochemistry in five years.
The specialized track in medical biochemistry is aimed at creating successful programs of study for students in pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-dental or pre-nursing majors.
The molecular biophysics track develops a unique skillset for students desiring careers in basic research with additional quantitative and biophysical experience.
- Janae Mooty, academic advisor for biochemistry and molecular biophysics, physics and statistics received a 2023 William L. Stamey Award for Advising from the College of Arts and Sciences.
- K-State's Seek Research Magazine co-features Erika Geisbrecht in the article "Anatomy of a breakthrough" under subtitle 'Small speciman, big possibilities'
- Linah Alkotami, biochemistry doctoral candidate, earns Sarachek award for outstanding academic and research work
- K-State scientists receive collaborative grant to advance biofuel production and agricultural economy
Biochemistry graduate program
The master's and doctorate tracks offer programs of study that accommodates students with a wide range of backgrounds, including genetics, microbiology, physics, and medicine as well as the traditional chemistry, biochemistry and biology degrees.