Department of Biological Chemistry
The Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan Medical School educates and trains undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and medical students in modern biochemistry. Our research areas include structural enzymology, protein processing and folding, regulation of gene expression and biochemical signaling. Explore our graduate programs and labs, and some of the cutting-edge work being performed by our faculty.
Announcing The Biotech Career Exploration Program
Biotech Career Exploration is a structured program to educate, train, and provide career exposure to many aspects of biotechnology outside of the traditional academic tenure-track faculty position.
Throughout the program, trainees will engage in a series of workshops, seminars, and panel discussions to explore career options and prepare for an experiential learning opportunity with an on-campus unit, small business startup, large corporation, non-profit organization, governmental agency, law firm, or any additional non-academic entity.
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Department of Biological Chemistry Alumni,
Cathy L. Drennan, Ph.D. Awarded
Bicentennial Alumni Award
Structural biologist and chemist Cathy Drennan, Ph.D. is acclaimed for her pioneering scientific contributions, including determining the structure of an enzyme involved in DNA synthesis, and for her teaching innovations. For her many significant contributions to science and pedagogy, the University of Michigan presents to Cathy L. Drennan its Bicentennial Alumni Award.
Welcome Incoming PIBS/Biochem Ph.D. Students!
Welcome Incoming Biochem M.S. Students!
Applications for Fall 2019 Masters In Biochemistry
The Rackham Graduate School online application site will open in early September for the Fall 2019 admissions season. Explore our website now to learn more about our one-year Masters programs.