Research Programs in the Department of Biochemistry

The programs featured here are Proteins: Structure, Function and Genetics; Lipids Involved in Signal Transduction and Lipid: Protein Interactions; Cancer and the Molecular Basis of Disease.

The Department features research and training in four key technologies that form the core of modern biochemistry:

  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Proteomics/Metabolomics

    The research of the Department is focused in four inter-related areas that address fundamentally important biological questions:

  • Signal transduction in cancer, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease
  • DNA repair and defense against cellular damage
  • Redox biology
  • Metabolic diseases


Last Updated: 03-18-2014
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