The mission of the 生物化学 program, in conjunction with the liberal arts environment at Washington & Jefferson College, is to develop students into both broadly 和 specifically educated individuals prepared to perform competitively in a scientific community that is increasingly seeking well-rounded professionals. Drawing upon the strengths of the contributing departments (primarily 生物学 和 化学), the 生物化学 program will provide a selection of courses, an advising structure, research opportunities, instrumentation, 和 committed faculty to support a rigorous interdisciplinary major in biochemistry.
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Beyond the Classroom
Students have a wide array of opportunities for research, internships, conferences, 和 networking beyond the classroom that give them an advantage to prepare for life after W&J.
Research 和 实习
- On-campus Independent Study (fall or spring)
- Summer research internships on-campus and at institutions including: the National Institutes of Health (NIH); University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Princeton University; Cleveland Clinic; University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of California Los Angeles; University of Cologne (Germany); Max F. Perutz Laboratories (Austria); Radboud University (The Netherlands); and the University of Cambridge (Engl和)
W&J 生物化学 alumni have pursued a wide range of careers in the biomedical sciences 和 medicine, including:
- Research scientist
- Laboratory technician
- Medical doctor
- Hospital administrator
- Pharmaceutical sales representative
- College/university professor