Biochemistry and Molecular Biology / Forensic Science

Our students' academic background covers many diverse aspects of biochemistry, as well  as structural and molecular biology. They have also developed many lab based skills while being trained in many of UBC’s cutting-edge research facilities.

Sample skill sets

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Solution/sample preparation
  • Titration, extraction methods
  • Organic synthesis
  • Isolation/purification of organic and inorganic compounds
  • pH meter, IR, UV/VIS spectrophotometers
  • Method development-validation
  • Protein purification
  • ELISA, PCR, cloning, gel electrophoresis
  • Western blots, Southern transfers and DNA hybridization
  • Protein assays, enzyme digests