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Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology

Breakthrough Research

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Bringing a molecular perspective to problems in biology and medicine

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology strives to bring a molecular perspective to problems in biology and medicine. With a mission to advance our knowledge in BiophysicsCell and Developmental BiologyComputational 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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BMB Diversity

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BMB Department Commitment to Diversity

The BMB Department is actively committed to creating a community that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. We strive to create a welcoming environment that supports, respects, and celebrates scientists and staff of all backgrounds to advance our educational, scientific and community impact missions. Deliberate policies and actions to foster and celebrate diversity and inclusion in our department are ongoing, valued and crucial to our organization’s success.

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Upcoming Events+Seminars

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Bringing a molecular perspective to problems in biology and medicine


  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023
    BMB Seminars

    Dr. Mohsan Saeed Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Supportive Ecosystem

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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

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Learn more how we can partner together

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology is always interested in possible partnerships with both individuals and organizations. Some possible partnerships include collaborations with academia and/or industryknowledge 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 translate 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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