research and Education at the forefront of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offers a wide range of courses and research training programs for medical, dental, graduate and undergraduate students. We invite you to explore our website and to visit our departmental offices and labs.

Matthew S. Gentry, Ph.D.

New Department Chair

Matthew S. Gentry, Ph.D., a prominent brain metabolism scientist who has made seminal discoveries in the realm of brain glycogen and glucose metabolism, was recently named to serve as the next chair of the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at the UF College of Medicine.

Matthew S. Gentry

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Our Education

Masters Program

Designed to provide students the necessary skills to obtain positions within the private and government research sectors as well as provide the background necessary for entry into competitive Ph.D. or other professional school (MD, DVM, DDS, etc) programs.

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Ph.D. Program

Designed both to provide students with fundamental graduate-level training and to provide flexibility in tailoring a course of studies to fit with a student’s research interests. Students joining the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) are given maximum flexibility to pursue a wide-range of research and curriculum opportunities.

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Distance Education

Distance learning courses are offered to UF students in online degree programs, MS and BS, or non-degree seeking students and are delivered online. These courses can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit and require a non-degree application. Our courses follow a traditional UF semester calendar. Students receive a transcript awarding undergraduate or graduate credit.

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Calendar of Events

Department Calendar

Upcoming Events

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