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The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department offers a Ph.D. graduate program to educate future generations of critical thinkers and leaders in their fields.  Training is customized under the outstanding mentorship of our successful faculty who enable students and postdoctoral fellows to identify and tackle critical biomedical research problems in a challenging, rigorous and rewarding academic milieu. 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are disciplines at the nexus of modern biomedical research.  The Department has a long and distinguished history, with deep roots in researching cancer, metabolism biophysics, neuroscience, proteomics, and structural biology. Biochemical-oriented basic and clinical research is key to gaining new knowledge for the prevention and treatment of disease and expanding the boundaries in medicine and science.  The multidisciplinary nature of biochemistry and molecular biology, coupled with collegial staff, makes this Department an exciting place to explore.