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The Department of Biochemistry is a renowned center for research and teaching in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. With a dynamic community of faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate trainees, the department offers a vibrant and unique environment for biomedical research. Research >>


The legacy of the department began with Harland Wood's discovery of carbon dioxide fixation. Subsequent investigators and alumni, such as Noble Laureate Paul Berg, have built upon this legacy. Today our faculty carry on the tradition of research excellence with nationally and internationally recognized contributions to biomedical sciences. Faculty >>

Research Environment

The Department of Biochemistry offers comprehensive education in both graduate and undergraduate programs. Strong emphasis is placed on individual training at all levels. Our graduates routinely go on to positions in both academia and the biotechnology industry worldwide.