Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry, College of Natural Sciences. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. Biochemistry is at the heart of the life sciences. Here we study the small molecules that make or mar life! Our team of world-class academics and technical staff ensure through their research and teaching that our students are appropriately equipped to become internationally competitive graduates. Since home is where the heart is, and we are the heart of the life sciences, you are welcomed home.