Our mission is…
to foster a culture of scientific inquiry, critical thinking and debate;
to create, through participatory management, a working environment in which everyone can develop to his or her full potential;
to educate students in fundamental knowledge and the application of the scientific method;
to extend the fundamental knowledge of biochemistry by leading and innovative research, to the advantage of the community and industry;
to follow a multidisciplinary research strategy by harnessing the diversity of expertise within the department;
to use our central position within the faculty and university to bring about change through innovative and novel approaches to outcomes-based education.