Our undergraduate research program serves to acquaint students with the nature of chemical research and to provide rewards for creativity and good scholarship acceptance into this program is a privilege and an honor. The biochemistry ms degree provides specialized study on an advanced level the degree includes about one year of course work beyond the bs degree and a thesis based upon a significant research project. Home / undergraduate program / current students / chemistry and biochemistry honors program the thesis is to be submitted to the honors and awards committee in.
Research & summer opportunities summer biochemistry undergraduate research fellowships director of undergraduate studies. Biochemistry ba - degree description, requirements, and suggested degree plan a senior honors thesis students should consult the academic regulations and. The chemistry & biochemistry department offers the non-thesis option master's program online the program has been optimized to allow students to earn a master's degree in a short amount of time (as little as three semesters), while acquiring skills and knowledge in a wide range of topics. We offer capstone courses in advanced techniques of biochemistry, nanotechnology, proteomics, medicinal chemistry and research thesis options we recognize from personal experience and through feedback from our undergraduates that participating in undergraduate research is one of the most fulfilling and important components of undergraduate.
There are two ways to graduate with honors at the university of iowa earn honors in biochemistry to receive a biochemistry degree (ba or bs) with honors, a student must. Thesis msc the thesis-based master of science (msc) is a two-year, research and course-based degree it is expected that applicants will have a four-year undergraduate bsc (or equivalent) from an accredited university with a major or specialization in biochemistry, microbiology, cell biology, genetics, biology, chemistry, or related discipline. Chem 48500: research thesis in chemistry or biochemistry (0-0-1) a course in scientific writing to produce a thesis that describes work undertaken in the course of an undergraduate research project through written drafts of a thesis that are critiqued by the thesis director, skills in organizing and presenting scientific data, scientific.
Introduction to research techniques is a course designed to give credit to chemistry and biochemistry majorswho are conducting undergraduate research in the laboratory of faculty members of the school of molecular sciences or chemistry- or biochemistry-related undergraduate research with faculty members of other departments. Biochemistry and biophysics are rapidly advancing areas of science that underlie the current dramatic progress in medicine our undergraduate degree programs are well suited for students planning to attend medical school or graduate studies in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, or biophysics. Programs of study bachelor of science degrees are offered with a major in chemistry or a major in biochemistry additional details on the undergraduate programs can be found through the college of science and in the undergraduate bulletin of information. The master of science (ms) degree with a major in biochemistry is designed for students who have undergraduate degrees in biology, biochemistry, or chemistry and.
All biochemistry students will have several terms of cooperative work experience so that concepts learned in the classroom can be applied to real world problems students in this program will also work closely with faculty members on research projects as part of their undergraduate education and training. Biochemistry senior thesis 691/692 and senior honors thesis 681/682 a senior thesis provides biochemistry majors an opportunity to dive deeper into a research topic of interest it is the culmination of an undergraduate's research career at one of the best biochemistry departments in the country. Undergraduate courses offered by the department of biochemistry bioc 339 is a general biochemistry course, which provides a comprehensive treatment of biochemistry that is biased towards the study of higher animals and in particular, humans. Getting started different ways of conducting undergraduate research in the department of biology and biochemistry senior honors thesis a senior honors thesis (sht) is the most formal process of conducting undergraduate research.
The thesis will include references to original literature in biochemistry, molecular biology, and related fields the thesis should be at minimum 15 pages long (inclusive) and up to 25 pages long and include a significant survey of the field (2 pages minimum) based on original literature. Computational biochemistry combines intensive training in computer science with a strong background in biochemistry it gives students a strong background in core areas of biology and chemistry such as genetics, cell biology, organic chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Presentation of the thesis can be fulfilled by participation in the biology undergraduate research poster day or an arranged oral seminar if the oral seminar format is chosen the student will make scheduling arrangements with guidance from the thesis advisor. 1 undergraduate thesis presentation guidelines department of chemistry and biochemistry, ucsc to the undergraduate degree candidate: the submission of the senior thesis is the last step in the program leading to the award of.
The thesis, regardless of whether your novel contribution results from experimental or computational research in chemistry, or, as is more common in the humanities, analysis of existing works. Biochemistry (ms) - accelerated master's program research credits and the master's thesis students will generally apply to the graduate college during the. The chemistry senior thesis program is designed to stimulate analytical and critical thinking and as such offers motivated and focused undergraduate students the opportunity to develop research and communication skills in preparation for a graduate or professional career. Think project-based learning is a new concept in undergraduate education think again senior thesis: the major qualifying project biochemistry and molecular.