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Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life

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Conduct groundbreaking research that benefits science and society.

Jihyun Hwang from Venturelli Lab - Mary Shine Peterson Award 2023

Scholarships & Awards

Learn about our scholarships and awards for students and scientists at all levels of training.

42nd Steenbock Symposium

Seminars & Symposia

Engage with experts from around the world during our seminar series and symposia.

The UW–Madison Department of Biochemistry was founded in 1883. Since then, we've provided a world-class education and innovative and collaborative research environments to thousands of students, faculty, and staff. Our researchers study virtually every area of biochemistry — propelling this rapidly-moving discipline forward.


Undergraduates Enrolled
Spring 2023


Research Faculty

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Grant Funding



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