Biochemistry Graduate Program

Graduate Studies in Biochemistry

Biochemistry has been a core component of Purdue University and the College of Agriculture since 1934. Our graduate students experience a rigorous and creative research environment in which they can explore opportunities beyond their primary research area through multi-disciplinary work, teaching, and leadership.

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Handbook

Research Faculty

For information regarding the Graduate Program:

Elizabeth Tran, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Biochemistry Graduate Program
ejtran@purdue.edu

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Graduate Certificate (current Purdue undergraduates only)

  • Application deadline December 1
  • Admitting students for fall semester (August)
  • GPA 3.0 or equivalent required
  • TOEFL score in line with Graduate School requirements
  • Three letters of recommendation – one letter from research advisor
  • Application form (Graduate School website)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Diversity Essay (optional)
  • All admitted first-year students complete three lab rotations prior to final lab placement
  • 2021-2022 stipend for Ph.D. program $26,500

  • Bioenergy
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Genetics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Plant Metabolism
  • Proteomics / Mass Spectrometry
  • RNA Biology
  • Structural and Chemical Biology

For information regarding the Graduate Program:

Elizabeth Tran, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Biochemistry Graduate Program
ejtran@purdue.edu

For information regarding applications or admissions:

Traci Jordan
Graduate Program Coordinator
tljordan@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-496-7232

Mark Hall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor – Graduate Admissions Chair
mchall@purdue.edu
765-494-0714

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