About us

As director of the UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre, Christoph Borchers heads research that can be applied to everything from developing more insect-resistant forests to identifying environmental problems, such as oil leaks, before they cause massive damage.

Our programs

There has never been a more exciting time in the molecular life sciences. A program in biochemistry or microbiology will provide you with skills and opportunities that will get you started. 

Undergraduate programs in Biochemistry or Microbiology will transform you into a molecular life scientist. By choosing appropriate electives, students can specialize in almost any field.

Graduate programs emphasize learning how to do modern molecular research by working with a faculty supervisor on an independent research projects leading to an MSc or a PhD.

Our people

  • Faculty - professors in the department
  • Adjunct faculty - external experts with close affiliation with the department
  • Staff - general office, laboratory instructors, co-op, biotechnical support and central services
  • Emeritus faculty - retired faculty members still active with the department

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