Department of Biochemistry Research

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. The current department ranks among the top of the 106 US medical school biochemistry departments in total NIH grant funds awarded.

Our research laboratories have diverse interests and apply a wide range of techniques to address questions of relevance to disease. Specific research areas in the department include: