Biological Chemistry

The Department of Biological Chemistry in the University of Michigan Medical School educates and trains undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and medical students of varying backgrounds in modern biochemistry. Our research areas include a diversity of topics in biochemical signaling, macromolecular structure and mechanism, protein processing and folding, and regulation of gene expression. Increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our ranks at all levels is core to our Department's mission. We want to provide everyone in our community with every opportunity to thrive, as the most innovative and impactful discoveries come from all of us, with our unique perspectives, tackling challenges together. Explore our graduate programs and some of the cutting-edge work being performed in the laboratories of our faculty.