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Faculty Research

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology investigators include 25 faculty members who utilize state-of-the-art technology to study the biochemistry and molecular biology of cell and protein structure and function. The department has major strengths in the following areas: cancer biology, protein structural biology, signal transduction, and cell cycle/DNA repair.

Cancer Biology

Calcium Signaling in Heart and Muscle

DNA Repair and Processing


Structure/Function of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

Structural and Computational Biology

Surface Epithelial Biology

Technology Development - Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Vascular and Inflammatory Disease

Virology and Immunology

Cell Differentiation and Signal Transduction

Stem Cell Biology

BioMedical Ethics

  • Adil Shamoo