Biochemistry at Florida International University is featured by interdisciplinary research and effective training and education. The program provides the opportunities that allow students to access diversified research in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, chemical biology, medicine, developmental biology, genetics, chemistry, cancer research, microbiology and immunology and many others which are conducted by more than 30 faculty. The program provides a strong education and training in fundamental biochemistry and molecular biology, biotechniques and others. Trainings in developing critical-thinking skills are heavily emphasized by the program. All full-time graduate students are financially supported with stipend and health insurance.