Departmental Research Areas
|Biochemistry and Enzymology||Bioinformatics and Genomics||Biophysics||Cell and Developmental Biology|
|Energy Research||Gene Regulation||Microbiology and Infectious Disease||Neurobiology|
|Plant Sciences||RNA Biology||Structural Biology|
Featured Research and Faculty Awards
Dr. Susan Hafenstein part of research team studying how Virus' may jump species through 'rock-and-roll' motion with receptors
Dr. Manuel Llinás collaborates with team of international researchers to develop a new tool in the fight against malaria
Dr. Paul Cremer, alongside researchers from Penn State and Astra Zeneca, takes part in investigating how certain drug solutions separate, which can reduce their stability and shelf life
Dr. Tim Miyashiro leads research team investigating genetic redundancy and how it aids competition among bacteria in symbiosis with squid
New research from the Girirajan Laboratory
New research from the Reese Laboratory
Dr. Scott Lindner leads research team in search of new weapon in the fight agains Malaria.
The Szpara Lab has collaborated with The University of Turku to research comparison of HSV-1 strains circulating in Finland demonstrates the uncoupling of whole-genome relatedness and phenotypic outcomes of viral infection.
The Boal group, and the Balskus lab (Harvard University) have solved the first structure of an iron-dependent N-N bond-forming enzyme, SznF.
The Zhang Lab, has developed a new method, using fluorescence, to detect potentially disease-causing forms of proteins as they unravel due to stress or mutations.
Joint inference and alignment of genome structures enables characterization of compartment-independent reorganization across cell types
Departmental Training Grants
Eukaryotic Gene Regulation Postdoctoral Training Program
This NIH-sponsored Training Program prepares young scientists to excel in both experimental and computational approaches to address fundamental questions in gene regulation.
Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge (B2D2K)
This NIH-sponsored Training Program comprises a diverse cohort of next-generation scientists engaged in integrative analyses of biomedical data to advance science and improve health.
The Department supports a consortium of academic teams that cuts across various research areas. The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department engages in an unsurpassed variety of research within the life sciences maintaining its deep and longstanding commitment to integrative, interdisciplinary team-building, and culture of deep collaboration, producing extraordinary outcomes. Discover the Centers and Facilities the Faculty in the Department utilize each and every day to further their research.