Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology focus is to provide strong educational programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, to conduct high quality research in biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology, and to effectively transmit scientific knowledge to the general public.

Biochemistry and molecular biology is the study of the molecular aspects of life. Incorporating elements of both chemistry and biology, biochemists use their knowledge of chemicals proteins and DNA to better understand how cells function in organisms. Accordingly, biochemistry and molecular biology can inform practically any area of study that concerns living things, including biology, pharmacology, biotechnology and microbiology.



Meet the faculty who contribute to our program's success.

All Degree Programs

BMB Degrees

View the several degree programs that the Biochemistry Department has to offer.

Scientific Research

Bichemistry Research Student

Our research is application based science in a vast amount of fields ranging from agriculture to human diseases.

Student Resources

CABNR Students

Information for prospective Biochemistry and Molecular Biology students.

Contact Us

Contact Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (330)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6031

Fax (775) 784-1419

Howard Medical Sciences, Room 145