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Undergraduate Program in Biochemistry

Biochemistry Students

Since its inception in 2003, the Biochemistry Program has become an increasingly popular major, with more than 100 majors distributed over the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Agriculture & Life Science. As the number of undergraduates has grown, so have the number of students interested in pursuing degrees in the molecular life sciences.

Graduating seniors (2009-10):
Heather Bartlett
Jennifer Dykhuizen
Kyle Gowen
Kelly Harmon
Ethan Hathaway
Jackie Hubbard
Jacob Mink
Alex Nicasio
Caitlin Russell
Olivia Piel
Dan Walsh
Lindsey Weger
Franklin Wood

Where do Biochemistry Majors go?

The Biochemistry Program fulfills all of the curricular requirements for medical school. But it's also common for Biochemistry majors to go on to graduate school in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or related fields. Finally, several recent graduates have pursued careers in law, business, or even scientific journalism. A sampling of recent graduates is shown below.

Anya Gushchin ' 04: University of Pittsburgh Medical College, Ophthalmic Surgery
Alexa Ritchie ' 06: UC Santa Cruz Scientific Communication Program
Elise Piscitelli ' 06: US Dept of Energy Joint Genome Institute
Nate Ward ' 06: University of Vermont Medical College
Hans Gulstrand ' 07: Boston University College of Dentistry
Heather McLaughlin ' 08: Harvard University Medical College, Molecular Pharmacology
Gwen Buel ' 09: Harvard University, Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Monique Rogals ' 09: Cornell University, Biochemistry

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