Studying Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Kenyon

This interdisciplinary program offers majors in biochemistry, which explores the structure and function of biologically important compounds, and molecular biology, which focuses on how molecules convert information into chemical reactions. Kenyon’s innovative blend of biology and chemistry is rooted in research and hands-on experimentation, allowing students to engage in high-level, cutting-edge work that is usually not experienced until graduate school.

  • Shaping Scientists

    Kenyon ranks eighth in the country (and ahead of every Ivy) for the proportion of STEM grads to earn a doctorate in a STEM field.

  • 75students a year pursue College-funded research projects in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

  • Futures in Medicine

    More than 90 percent of Kenyon applicants with solid grades and test scores are accepted to medical school. Learn more about premed advising.

  • $1Mgrant from the the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    The grant is one of several that Kenyon scientists have earned to foster a more inclusive and diverse scientific community.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
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Gambier, Ohio 43022