1) You’re intrigued by the study of the chemical composition, activity and constituents of living systems.
Biochemistry is the discipline that attempts to understand ourselves and our interactions with nature from the direction of the physical sciences. It is the study of the chemistry of life.
2) You seek academic excellence in two fascinating areas of life sciences.
Our microbiology and chemistry departments share in the teaching and administration of this program, with excellent faculty members who all have externally-funded research programs, including two Canada Research Chairs.