Biochemistry: University of Cambridge

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MPhil, PhD
Biochemistry: University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Hopkins Building, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QW, Cambridge, United Kingdom
App Deadline 
MPhil and PhD: early Feb for BBSRC and MRC quota PhD studentships and ORS
+44 (0)1223 766025


Internationally renowned for the quality of both its research and teaching, the Department of Biochemistry offers outstanding opportunities for postgraduate training. Graduate education lies at the confluence of their two major missions and so is central to the Department's activities. Their graduate students make a vital contribution to their internationally competitive research programmes.

Key research areas

Their superb facilities underpin research in a range of different biological areas from metabolomics, molecular enzymology and structural biology, through cell signalling and control of transcription and translation, to molecular microbiology, plant molecular biology and cardiovascular biology.

Research collaborations

  • They are part of the Graduate School of Life Sciences and maintain close links with the Departments of Chemistry, Plant Sciences, the Systems Biology Centre and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research.
  • They play an increasing role in national activities and engage in many research collaborations.

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