The Faculty of Basic Sciences offers academic programs in Biochemistry and related domains. The academic programs under the Faculty of Basic Sciences are designed to meet the requirements of the latest research developments and envisage to become a state-of-the-art department providing high-quality education and cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in science. The faculty of Basic Sciences has a well-equipped laboratory for basic biochemistry and molecular biology experiments. Students develop skills in practical laboratory techniques, data interpretation, critical analysis, computational skills relevant to scientific writing. At NIU, students gain extensive practical skills in a research-oriented environment so that they work at the forefront of developments in this exciting field. The faculty of Basic Sciences is unique from other institutions of higher learning as it is committed to impart knowledge in pure sciences, which not only forms the foundation for further academic pursuits in science and technology but also acts as the foundation for students to pursue a career in research and higher-level teaching.