Since 1986, Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder has offered a world-class interdisciplinary research, education, and training environment in a beautiful mountain setting. Currently, the Biochemistry Department has over 140 researchers, including 21 tenure-track faculty, 1 research faculty, 2 teaching professors, ~75 Ph.D. students, ~42 postdocs and scientists, ~29 technical staff, and 7 administrative staff. There are ~400 undergraduate Biochemistry majors, many who perform undergraduate research.
The Biochemistry Department is renowned for its research. The faculty include a Nobel Laureate, 5 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 3 Howard Hughes Investigators, and many other esteemed scientists who have established themselves as research leaders. In 2022, the Biochemistry Department had external awards of $39,797,430 and during from 2010-2016 the department published over 800 articles in scholarly journals. Overwhelmingly, these papers include graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and undergraduates as coauthors.