PhD Biochemistry

Superior University’s PhD Biochemistry program is a research-intensive program that emphasises the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills and the ability to communicate scientific research effectively. Our students work closely with faculty members working at the forefront of biochemistry research and are training the next generation of biochemists. This program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in the core principles of biochemistry that is  critical to fostering creativity and innovation in the field of biochemistry.

Eligibility criteria

A candidate must complete a postgraduate degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or any other biology related field.

Semester 1

Course Credit Hours
Problem Based Learning in Molecular Biology 2(1-1)
DNA and Protein Sequencing (Lab Techniques) 1(0-1)
Project Management1(1-0)
Biomolecules to Market 2(2-0)
Gene Cloning and Expression2(0-1)
Chromatographic Techniques 1(0-1)

Semester 2

Course Credit Hours
Fundamentals of Biostatistics3(3-0)
Noble Laureate of Biochemistry,Molecular Biology and Biomedical Sciences1(1-0)
Immunological Techniques 2(1-1)
The Responsible conduct of Research 2(2-0)
Spectroscopic Techniques 1(0-1)

Elective Courses

CourseCredit Hours
Communicating Science 1(0-1)
Isolation, Purification and Characterization of Proteins3(2-1)
Analytical Techniques 1(0-1)
Working with Enzymes 1(0-1)
Computing in Biology 1(0-1)
Problem Based Learning in Protein Structure and Function 2(1-1)