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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Forging the future of biochemistry

Committed to exploring new frontiers in basic and translational research, the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics is an integral part of the vibrant biomedical research community at UAB.

Our Programs

Preparing the next generation of scientists

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows carry out hypothesis-driven research using advanced research techniques to prepare our graduates for a career in not just biomedical research, but also in other diverse fields that require critical thinking.

Our People

Home to leading experts and distinguished scholars

Our faculty, staff, and trainees play an exceptionally critical role in shaping the future of academic medicine through their expertise in education and basic and translational research.

Latest Biochemistry News and Updates

  • Honoring Heersink’s Spring 2024 Endowed Chairs and Professorships
    Apr 24, 2024
  • Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship names winners of 2023 Innovation Awards
    Oct 31, 2023
  • Extracellular cytochrome nanowires appear to be ubiquitous in microbes
    Jul 06, 2023
  • Faculty recognized at Endowed Chairs and Professorships Reception
    May 01, 2023

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