Biochemistry Contacts

Kathryn E. Splan
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
OLRI 311


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Biochemistry at Macalester

Students in the Biochemistry Program at Macalester receive a broad-based and robust grounding in the molecular structures and chemical reactions of biology.

Biochemistry students work alongside faculty with expertise spanning biology and chemistry, using state-of-the art equipment.

After graduation, biochemistry students have gone on to graduate study, medical school, and a variety of positions in industry.


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Poster sessions bring together student and faculty researchers from various disciplines.

Periodic Table of The Sciences at Macaelster

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Biochemistry student Mike Snavely '12 (Minneapolis) is blogging during his study abroad.

While studying abroad in Botswana, Mike is focusing on the biology and public health of infectious diseases. He is also taking courses in the local language, organizing a charity soccer tournament on campus, conducting an independent research project, and volunteering with a local pediatric HIV clinic. More

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