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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Welcome, Prospective PhD Students!
Welcome, Prospective PhD Students!
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Scientific Colloquium

Jan 27

BMB Holiday party

Dec 16

PhD Application Deadline

Dec 15

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The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology conducts research to discover and characterize the fundamental biological processes relevant to health and disease.

Faculty and students work together to increase knowledge of the biochemical and molecular bases of normal and abnormal cellular processes and to train highly qualified scientists who—through research, teaching and service—continue to provide new insights into the biomedical issues that have a profound impact on public health.



Department Overview

Students and faculty in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology talk about the unique opportunity to pursue their passions in basic science and gain concrete public health skills. 

Seminar Series in BMB                         

Seminar Series

Dennis Thiele, PhD
"The role of copper at the Cryptococcus neoformans – host axis"

December 5, 2016



Department Highlight


Why some yeast infections are so deadly?

– Culotta Lab

Discovery Innovation
Message from the Chair
Pierre Coulombe

Greetings and welcome to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I'd like to share a brief description of who we are, and a sense of how it feels to be part of this wonderful community.

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Meet Our Students
Current Students

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology takes great pride in the fantastic students it attracts. Meet our current students. Learn the research they’re pursuing.

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