The Department Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder is internationally recognized for its research and education. As part of a commitment to continuing this tradition of excellence, the department provides a graduate program that integrates opportunities for cutting-edge research and study. Admission to the graduate program is competitive and successful completion of degree requirements, including preparation of thesis research, results in the award of a Ph.D. in Biochemistry.
Boulder is one of the happiest (National Geographic), healthiest (Gallup), and smartest (Forbes) cities in America. Just ~25 miles from Denver and at the foot of Colorado's picturesque Front Range mountains, the location cannot be beat. Boulder boasts one of the highest densities for high-tech startup companies (Kauffman Foundation), including a vibrant and growing hub for biotech. What makes Boulder so special? Come find out!
The Biochemistry Department is focused on training. As a member of our community, Ph.D. students have access to world-class core facilities and a large number of well-funded research labs. We are proud of our campus-wide collaborative research environment. Our graduates go on to succeed in a wide variety of careers and belong to a growing network of successful alumni.