Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate degrees offered
- M.S.; Ph.D.
A specialization is a well-defined area of study that will appear on your transcript with your degree and major. Specializations are optional in most UNL programs.Specializations
- Biophysical Chemistry
- Metabolic Biochemistry
- Molecular Genetics
- Molecular Medicine
- Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Structural Biology
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: steps to admission.
Required by Biochemistry in GAMES
After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:
- Entrance exam(s): GRE (Biochemistry subject test recommended)
- Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
- Three recommendation letters
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- List of published papers, if applicable
- Statement of purpose
When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, UNL's institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.
Application Deadlines for Biochemistry
|Fall: December 1 Spring: September 1|
Instructional programs are focused in laboratories and classrooms within the George W. Beadle Center for Genetics and Biomaterials Research. The Beadle Center houses most of the department-affiliated faculty members in state-of-the-art research laboratories and many of the Center for Biotechnology and Redox Biology Center core facilities. These facilities include mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, plant transformation, and microscopy facilities. Also available are an outstanding full-service plant growth and greenhouse complex, and equipment for fluorescence-activated cell analysis, surface plasmon resonance, analytical ultracentrifugation and next-generation high-throughput DNA sequencing.
Faculty and research
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