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The Unseen World of Everything

We make sense of the structures, mechanisms and chemical processes shared by all living things. Interested in medical school or a biotech career? We’ll help you get there.

The Science of Life Starts Here

Every living thing has a chemical structure. We research, experiment and pass on the knowledge we find examining all levels of biological organization — including molecular, biochemical, biophysical, structural and organismal.

Our work changes lives. From researching protein interactions related to Alzheimer’s disease to developing vaccines for mosquito-borne viruses, our work impacts human health and well-being around the world.

We’ll help you develop the critical thinking and communication skills needed to succeed in medical or graduate school and in biotech, biomedical or academic careers.

Newly Accredited with ASBMB

As of Spring 2024, the undergraduate major in Biochemistry at NC State is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.