Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Medicine

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cert, MS, PhD


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., Certificate, M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology offers programs leading to MS, PhD, and MD/PhD degrees, preparing students for successful careers as independent investigators in academia, government, biotechnology, and in teaching in academia, government, biotechnology, and teaching. The training is rigorous and provides access to state-of-the-art technology in diverse research areas. At the core of each degree program is an independent research project that is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Student research projects can be developed in various areas, including: Lipid signaling and metabolism, Lipidomics, Proteomics, and Genomics, Inflammation and Asthma, Tissue Repair and Remodeling, Cardiovascular and Atherosclerosis, Neuroscience, Cancer Research and Structural Biology


Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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