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Biochemistry

We welcome enquiries from Visiting Students interested in studying Biochemistry at St Edmund Hall. The course is normally taken from the first or second year of the Oxford undergraduate study programme.

Tutorials could be offered in the following topics: 

  • Bioenergetics
  • Enzymes
  • Metals in biology
  • Aspects of spectroscopy in biochemistry 
  • Properties of proteins
  • First year level biophysical chemistry
  • Any other first year topics listed on the Department of Biochemistry website

Your tutors

  • Professor Stuart Ferguson MA DPhil has over 300 papers and publications to his name, including the undergraduate textbook Bioenergetics (with D.G. Nicholls). In a career stretching more than twenty years, Stuart is a recognised authority on all aspects of biogenetics, and he is currently heading a research team investigating the structure, function and biogenesis of proteins catalysing respiratory and transport processes in the nitrogen cycle. He has been the recipient of the Keilin medal from the UK Biochemical Society, and has previously held the post of lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
  • Kirsty Hewitson MChem DPhil Oxf
Undergraduate Elizabeth studying in her college room
Undergraduate Elizabeth studying in her college room