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Vassar College's interdepartmental Program in Biochemistry provides in-depth studies in biochemistry and molecular biology built upon a solid foundation in chemistry and biology. Experimental approaches to problems are emphasized throughout the program.

Students who elect a concentration in biochemistry select from a variety of essential courses in such topics as biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, protein chemistry, and organic chemistry in addition to many other related fields. Faculty participating in the Biochemistry Program actively engage in cutting-edge research to complement their teaching.