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Monthly Department Features

Here in the BMB department, we value the unique contributions of each member of our department. Each month, we interview a different member of the department to learn about their unique life story and scientific journey. Check out the features below to learn more about the incredible people with whom we are so lucky to work!

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    Kathy Drolet

    Meet Kathy Drolet, our wonderful department administrator!

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    Leonard Barasa

    Meet Leonard Barasa of the Thompson Lab at the UMass Chan BMB department. He is a brilliant chemist interested in developing new drugs to cure disease.

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  • Karen Welch

    Karen Welch

    Meet Karen Welch, the Executive Assistant to the Chair in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology Department (BMB) at UMass Chan Medical School!

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  • Christopher Jahns

    Christopher Jahns

    Meet PhD student Christopher Jahns in the Flores-Kim lab in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology Department (BMB) at UMass Chan Medical School!

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  • Ollie Rando

    Dr. Oliver Rando, MD, PhD

    Meet Dr. Oliver Rando, a professor in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School. Check out this feature to learn more about his story!

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    Dr. Arooma Maryam

    Meet Arooma Maryam, a postdoc in the Schiffer Lab in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School. Check out this feature to learn more about their story!

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    Tony Carruthers

    Meet Tony Carruthers, a Professor Emeritus in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School. Check out this feature to learn more about their story!

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    Hila Schaal

    Meet Hila Schaal, a research associate in the Miller Lab in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School. Check out this feature to learn more about her story!

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  • Webb Camille

    Webb Camille

    Meet Webb Camille, an MD/PhD student in Zuoshang Xu's Lab in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School. Check out this feature to learn more about his story!

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  • Thyme Lab

    Thyme Lab

    Meet the Thyme Lab members who are moving here from Birmingham, AL! Check out this feature to learn more about their stories and welcome them to the Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology (BMB) Department at UMass Chan Medical School.

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