Department of Biochemistry Research

Biochemistry, Cell Biology, and Genomics

The Department of Biochemistry, established in 1935,  has a long-standing and impressive history within Boston University School of Medicine located in the heart of Boston’s South End. Our research laboratories have diverse interests and apply a wide range of techniques to address questions of relevance to disease. We are engaged in research traditionally described as Biochemistry as well as Cell Biology, Genomics, and Molecular Biology. Our research encompasses detailed molecular mechanisms through disease pathways.
Specific research areas in the department include: