Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Breakthrough Research

Bringing a molecular perspective to problems in biology and medicine

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology strives to bring a molecular perspective to problems in biology and medicine. With a mission to advance our knowledge in Biophysics, Cell and Developmental Biology, Computational Biology, Chemical BiologyDevelopmental BiologyDNA/RNA and EpigeneticsHuman Disease and TherapeuticsNeurobiologyMembrane Biology and Structural Biology, we strive to translate discoveries in basic science to clinical applications in our hospital. 

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BMP Buzz: What's hot!

Read the latest news covering our research and discoveries 

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Upcoming Events+Seminars

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    BMP Seminar

    Marc Ostermeier, PhD - John's Hopkins University

    Hosted By: Daniel Bolon, Ph.D.
    Location: LRB 816
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    BMP Seminar

    Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D. - Stanford University

    Hosted By: Paul Thompson, Ph.D.
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    BMP Seminar

    David J. Irvine, Ph.D. - MIT

    12:00 PM - 1:00 pm

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Supportive Ecosystem

Moving forward through continuous support and collaboration

Our department currently has more than 30 labs with over 200 postdoctoral fellows, research associates, graduate students and staff. Our faculty is constantly collaborating with other departments and research centers to advance our scientific knowledge. Companion programs in Chemical BiologyRNA Therapeutics, Stem Cell Biology and Gene Therapy portend new opportunities in translational research for our faculty and students.

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Partnership Opportunities

Learn more how we can partner together

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology is always interested in possible partnerships with both indivituals and organizations. Some possible partnerships include collaborations with academia and/or industry, knowledge exchangeconsultingreagent exchangesponsored research, and spinout activities. We encourage you to contact us and learn more how we can partner together to advance our scientific knowledge and translte it to new therapeutic strategies.

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We believe that great scientific discoveries happen when people collaborate.

Let's have the next big breakthrough together!


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