We are pleased to provide access to two free online books and free online courses by:
Dr. Kevin Ahern and Dr. Indira Rajagopal

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Biochemistry Free For All 1.3

Kevin, Indira and Taralyn Tan's lastest (FREE) electronic book is aimed at helping students at all levels of biochemistry to learn in a fun and engaging format. The iBooks version can run on an iPad or a Mac running iBooks. The PDF version can be used on any computer. Please note that the file is VERY large and will take considerable time to download.

Download iPad version HERE / PDF version HERE

Teaching Powerpoint files - by topic sheet

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Biochemistry Free & Easy

Kevin and Indira's electronic book is aimed at helping students learn the basics of biochemistry in a fun and engaging format. The book incorporates original songs, recordings, verses and links to over 100 video lectures.

  • The full-featured iPad version can be viewed only on an iPad with iBooks.
  • The PDF version can be viewed on any computer.

Download iPad version HERE / Kindle version HERE / PDF version HERE / Amazon download HERE

The iPad version is now available in most countries.


FREE online courses through Apple's iTunes U based on these books are available below. Anyone can enroll by clicking on the URLs below from an iPhone or an iPad.

Elementary Biochemistry – HERE



For more information about "Kevin and Indira’s New Guide to Getting Into Medical School", please email Kevin Ahern at ahernk1@gmail.com

Help support the efforts behind these books and development of new ones by making a donation to support Oregon State University's Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics; no donation is too small!
Please designate "the Dept of Biochemistry & Biophysics" and note it is in appreciation of our book.

Thank you!

Link to Kevin's Workshops on 1) interviewing; 2) undergraduate research; and 3) strategies for professional schools HERE