Biological Chemistry

Department of Biological Chemistry

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 signalingmacromolecular 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.


July 30, 2019

Congratulations to Jennifer Bohn, Ph.D.

On July 30th, Jennifer Bohn, Ph.D., from Janet Smith's Lab, successfully defended her thesis, "APOBEC3H Antiviral Mechanisms Driven by Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions: Structure and Function”.

July 17, 2019

Congratulations to Michael Wolfe, Ph.D.

On July 15th, Michael Wolfe, Ph.D., from the Freddolino Lab, successfully defended his thesis, "Regulation of Gene Expression Through Nucleic Acid Binding Proteins: New Paradigms, Perspectives, and Tools".