Are you curious what it's like to major in biochemistry at Iowa State?
The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB) is an academic home for ambitious students who want to engage in creative problem-solving to make the world more efficient, healthy, and resilient. Biochemistry majors build a broad foundation of knowledge--from Calculus to Chemistry, Cell Biology to Thermodynamics--that prepares them for a future in academia, industry, research, and beyond. Undergraduates gain hands-on experience in biochemistry labs starting their first year. Many students work in research labs and have the opportunity to present their work at the student-led Stupka Undergraduate Research Symposium, which also offers real-world experience in event planning and national networking opportunities. The Biochemistry Undergraduate Learning Community pairs students with Peer Mentors, the Biochemistry Club hosts social and outreach events, and the BBMB Undergraduate Mentoring Program facilitates meaningful interaction with faculty. Overall, studying biochemistry at Iowa States means you'll have access to a strong support network while you study and perhaps even further the frontiers of bioscience.