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Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)

Probing the behaviors of molecules, cells, and biological systems. 

Image of Ashley Gelin working at the lab bench
Undergraduate Programs

Learning about genomics, cloning, stem cells, cancer biology, microarrays, emerging diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.

BMB majors lead to exciting and rewarding careers!

3 Graduate Students all working at the lab bench

Make discoveries and generate new knowledge through independent, original dissertation research in BMMB laboratories.  


BMB Graduate Program

Department News Spotlight

The program allows undergraduates with an opportunity to conduct research related to cardiovascular disease

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Summer Translational Cardiovascular Science Institute now accepting applications

Cheryl Keller, research professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, leads the GRI.

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Genomics Research Incubator expands assay and training options for scientists

Murakami and his colleague will study a critical step in the regulation of gene expression in cyanobacteria.

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Murakami selected as Innovation Fund investigator by Pew Charitable Trusts