Biochemistry and Biophysics Major - DETAILS

Check here for regularly updated information on the  BCBP major.

Many thanks to Anthony Bishop who just completed his four year stint as the inaugural chairman of BCBP.  Congratulations to Patrick Williamson (plwilliamson@amherst.edu) who will be the chair for the 2014-2015 academic year and beyond. 

Biochemistry and Biophysics Major - 2014 UPDATE

We are thrilled to have graduated our third class of BCBP majors- 11 of them in 2014.  Congratulations go out to Shahzad Anwar, Brian Brady, Marco Catipovic, Karen Cheng, Raul Dominguez, Christopher French, David Kerr, Feynman Liang,  Defne Surujon,  Lisa Walker, and Jacob Witten.  Ten theses were produced in the group and Jacob Witten received the Biochemistry and Biophysics prize at the Senior Awards Ceremony. We also had our first Graduation Reception for Students and their Families (see below).  Thanks to Cynthio Choi and Dr. J for setting that up!

Launching the Biochemistry and Biophysics Major - 2010 UPDATE

Today, biochemistry and biophysics are at the forefront of science.  Just a decade ago, the first complete sequence of a human genome was announced.  This effort represented a  triumph of an interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, physicists, computer programmers, and engineers.  In the intervening years, dozens of additional individual com