Why choose the biochemistry option in chemistry at UMass Lowell?
Students in our program develop a strong foundation in basic chemistry, as well as exposure to a wide range of technologies that are specific to the analysis of biological systems. This gives them a range of options when they graduate, from being prepared for graduate school in biochemistry or biophysics to working in the exciting biotechnology field.
Courses You'll Take
In addition to the core chemistry curriculum, you will take courses in biochemistry, including a laboratory focused on modern biochemistry techniques, as well as courses in biology to round out your understanding of biological systems.
World-Class Facilities & Equipment
- Atomic force microscope
- Differential scanning calorimeter
- Dynamic light scattering
- Fluorescence spectrometer
- Gamry potentiostat
- Jasco J-1500 circular dichroism spectrophotometer
- Jasco F-8500 fluorimeter with anisotropy capabilities
- Magnetic tweezers
- Multiangle laser light scattering
- Scanning tunneling microscope
- Surface plasmon resonance