Student with Nigel Yarlet in the Haskins Laboratories looking under the hood

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Cutting Edge of Innovation

Our Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology provides you hands-on laboratory experience in state-of-the-art facilities and connects you to cutting-edge research opportunities with national and international collaborators, preparing you for a dynamic career. Our immersive program features the opportunity to do your thesis research at our renowned Haskins Laboratory, or with several partner facilities, including Weill Cornell Medical School and the University of Technology Sydney in Australia.

Unique Opportunities

With newly renovated laboratories, including a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing lab, Pace offers you an innovative environment and professional equipment to immerse in real-world applications of biochemistry and molecular biology.

Nigel Yarlet and a student looking at microscopic research on a desktop

Haskins Laboratories (inactive link)

Located on the New York City campus, the Haskins Laboratory is a scientific research center producing ground-breaking and internationally recognized research on parasitic disease. The Laboratory offers you one-of-a-kind, valuable educational opportunities to conduct critical research alongside faculty and laboratory staff, as you are immersed in real-life studies that impact human health around the world.

While studying biochemistry and molecular biology, you may be interested in joining the Pace Chemistry Club, which is affiliated with the American Chemical Society (ACS), which consists of over 160,000 members at all degree levels. Many faculty members are also members of prestigious organizations, such as the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Royal Society of Chemistry, connecting you to valuable resources for research and career planning.


Distinguished Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry/Physical Sciences NY