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Biochemistry BS program earns new accreditation from ASBMB

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
February 24, 2014

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University has recently received accreditation of the biochemistry Bachelor of Science program by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

Texas State is the first school in Texas to have a program so accredited by the ASBMB's recently-launched process. Students graduating from Texas State's biochemistry BS program will be eligible for ASBMB certification of their degree.

The ASBMB is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with more than 12,000 members. Founded in 1906, the society is based in Rockville, Md. The society's purpose is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology through publication of scientific and educational journals, organization of scientific meetings, advocacy for funding of basic research and education, support of science education at all levels and promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce.

For more information, contact Rachell Booth in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at (512) 245-2327 or via email at rb34@txstate.edu.