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Faculty Research

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology investigators includes twenty-five 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 strength in the following areas. Major strengths include cancer biology, protein structural biology, signal transduction, and cell cycle/DNA repair. 

Cancer Biology

Calcium signaling in Heart and Muscle

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