Alumni and Giving

We are family — let's keep growing together.

Our Alumni Make Us Great

Support Biochemistry

Help our department continue to Think and Do The Extraordinary.

We are proud of all that you have accomplished — and of the trails you continue to blaze. You are accomplished scientists, industry leaders, creative minds solving grand challenges.

And you can help shape the future of our department.

Ways to Give

No gift is ever too small — and there are lots of ways to support the department. We appreciate gifts of time and talent, and we’re always open to your ideas. The possibilities are endless. So, no matter how you choose to give, your support will make a difference.

Honoring a Legacy

The James A. Knopp Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award is being established in honor of Professor Emeritus James Knopp, who taught, advised, mentored and supported undergraduate education in Biochemistry for 49 years before his final retirement in 2018.

Contribute to the Fund

Grow Your Network

There are plenty of ways to stay involved in the department. Keep us posted on your latest achievements and career moves through the easy online form below. And be sure to check out the CALS Alumni & Friends Society for events and other opportunities to connect with fellow biochemistry grads.

Brad Odell in the lab.

Outstanding Graduate: William Brad O’Dell

The first in his family to earn a college degree (and a Ph.D.), Brad O'Dell is an accomplished scientist who has big goals for his future.

Read Brad's Story

Contact Us

For more information on ways to give to the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, contact:

Chris Wessel, Director of Academic and Departmental Fundraising
Phone: 919-515-7678