This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2023-2024 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

Sarah Speigel, Ph.D.
Professor and chair

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is home to a community of dedicated scientists, students and postdoctoral fellows who conduct innovative research on biochemical and molecular mechanisms governing cellular processes. The department offers a strong collegial atmosphere where faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows and administrators work together to promote and share in the discovery of fundamental principles governing life processes.