The Department of Biological Chemistry in the University of Michigan Medical School educates and trains undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and medical students in modern biochemistry. Our research areas include biochemical signaling, macromolecular structure and mechanism, protein processing and folding, and regulation of gene expression. Explore our graduate programs and some of the cutting-edge work being performed in the laboratories of our faculty.
Department Response to COVID-19
Laboratory research activities at the University of Michigan are gradually resuming, after being ramped down in late March to restrict the spread of COVID-19. Our administrative staff members continue to work remotely but can be contacted by email.