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Bryan Hopkins Biophysical Chemistry lab

Dr. Hopkins is always saying,

“Working as part of a lab team is the best way to have a superior BYU experience!”

The Hopkins’ Biophysical Chemistry lab team works hard and we have a great comradery doing it. You might ask “what is biophysical chemistry?” Well, biology = study of organisms, chemistry is the study of the elements, and physics is the study of the physical properties and processes. We study where these branches of science interact, specifically soil-plant-water relations. Our research is applied science and management to find solutions for growing the plants necessary to sustain the nearly eight billion people on earth while conserving resources and minimizing pollution. Much of our work is aimed at reducing nutrient pollution and water consumption.