Biochemistry

Vibrant educational and research community...

engaged in multi-disciplinary, basic research in the biomedical and plant sciences. Our mission is to provide an environment that fosters creative and critical thinking and nurtures a passion for the life sciences.

 

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Department of Biochemistry
bchm-alumni-friends@purdue.edu
175 South University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-494-1600​​
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100% Student Participation in undergraduate research
Professor Clint Chapple
Biochemistry professor elected to National Academy of Sciences for research accomplishments
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Biochemistry senior honored for campus leadership

Coming to Purdue, Clayton Hicks had much of his academic plans figured out. What he did not bank...

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Biochemistry professor elected to National Academy of Sciences for research accomplishments

Clint Chapple’s furnace was on the fritz. He was driving back to campus in a rainstorm...

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New and improved cherry flavor courtesy of the petunia flower

Some flavors and aromas are more elusive than others, and a team of Purdue University researchers...

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Six agriculture students named Academic All-Big Ten

Six student-athletes from Purdue University's College of Agriculture earned Academic All-Big...

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Freshman strives for social justice through her sorority

Amirah Haweit had a hand in social justice on campus before she even attended her first class at...

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Junior finds himself by leaving the country

Last spring, Cameron Matthews earned the best grades of his college career. Part of the reason,...

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