Biochemistry PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

The Department of Biochemistry is dedicated to excellence in biochemical research, with faculty members pursuing cutting-edge research in a variety of disciplines with a common theme of "how living cells work." Our research utilizes modern techniques, including analysis of molecular structure, bioinformatics, high throughput proteomics and genetics to answer basic questions about how biological molecules determine cellular functions. An integral component of the program is one-on-one training from faculty members to graduate students, such that they develop their full potential as scientists.

Program Contact

Beth O‘Brocta
955 Main St., Room 4102
Buffalo, NY 14203
Email: eobrocta@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-3069
Fax: 716-829-2725

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 4 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.