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University of Washington

Department of Biochemistry

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Biochemistry is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
22
Accepted
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or cell and molecular biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 10
Male (26)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Blood coagulation, structure and function of enzymes, fertilization events, interaction of plants with bacteria, protein structure
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Dr. Alan M. Weiner
Phone: 206-543-2100

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