BS Biochemistry

Why Major in Biochemistry?

The BS in Biochemistry at Eastern University provides students with a modern education at the interface of biology and chemistry. Students take upper-level courses both biology and chemistry, including courses on animal physiology, genetics, structural basis of human disease, advanced organic chemistry and instrumental analysis. The Chemistry Department at Eastern also provides Biochemistry students with the opportunity to use Eastern’s state-of-the-art on-campus laboratories and facilities and are trained by Eastern’s committed faculty on new FT-IR, GC-MS, HPLC, FPLC, AAS, diode-array UV-Vis, and DSC instrumentation.



Mike Harkisheimer
“While under the mentorship of Dr. Lawton, I was able to gain important skills in protein chemistry, which I was able to bring with me when I started working at the Wistar Institute after Eastern.”

Mike Harkisheimer '10

Research is Essential in the Natural Sciences at Eastern!