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2017 will mark the 60th Anniversary of the Biochemistry program!


50th Anniversary of Biochemistry Celebration (April 2007)

As the oldest interdisciplinary major at Smith College, biochemistry celebrated its 50th anniversary with a day-long series of events on Monday, April 23, 2007, including an alumnae panel, tea and keynote research seminar. The alumnae included: Erin O'Shea, Ph.D. '88, professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University; Sevgi Boke Rodan, Ph.D. '64, former director, Department of Bone Biology and Osteoporosis Merck Research Laboratories; Laura Worth, M.D./Ph.D. '83 associate professor of Pediatrics and Cancer Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Amy Laws, Ph.D. '98 BD sciences; and Tahmeena Chowdhury '04, Ph.D. graduate student, MIT.

Biochemistry Pictures From Back in the Day

See if you recognize these professors from times past...