Design antibiotics. Investigate viruses. Improve our food.
UToledo’s biochemistry majors are problem solvers. They try to solve biological problems by studying chemical systems derived from living organisms.
Biochemistry combines biology and chemistry to study living organisms at the cellular and molecular levels. Biochemists try to solve biological problems.
It’s easy to see how biochemistry applies to medicine. A biochemist can investigate viruses and bacteria that cause human disease. They help develop treatments for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Biochemistry is central to many other fields as well, including:
The University of Toledo offers both a BS and a BA in biochemistry.
UToledo biochemistry graduates use their education, skills and creativity to solve problems and develop new products and ventures. Some biochemists run their own businesses or work as consultants. Others are employed by:
UToledo biochemistry graduates have continued their educations in professional and graduate degree programs throughout the country, including:
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