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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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

Daniel Kearns, PhD
"Surface motility and the regulation of flagellar number in Bacillus subtilis"

March 5, 2018




Department Highlight


For survival, virus removes protein-conjugated ADP-ribose. – Leung Lab

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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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