Identifying molecules and pathways critical for drug-resistance in cancer
Structure of the lytic transglycosylase of C. jejuni
Dr. J. Alan Diehl, Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Message from the Chair

Our department has a rich history of excellence in research, education and training.

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Education

Explore the broad field of biochemistry with our BS and BA undergraduate programs. Or advance your career with our PhD and MS programs, as well as dual-degree programs that combine an MS in Biochemistry with JD, MBA, or MD degrees.

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Who We Are

Our faculty members are leaders in a wide range of biomedical research areas.

News
  • New courses for Spring 2023

    New Biochemistry courses are available for Spring 2023:  BIOC 310 (Microbial Physiology and Therapeutic Opportunities), BIOC 315 (Biological Membranes and Their…
  • Learn about our Biochemistry BA and BS programs

    Are you interested in majoring in Biochemistry?  Please attend our information session (Monday October 3, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in room W428, Wood Building in the School…
  • Two new faculty members join the Department of Biochemistry

    We welcome Drs Nathan Howell and Boaz Tirosh as new faculty members in the Department of Biochemistry!  Dr. Howell is an Assistant Professor with research…