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Welcome to the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry!

For over 90 years, the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry in the School of Medicine and Public Health has excelled in research, teaching and service. Located in the vibrant and contemporary Hector F. DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Complex on Henry Mall, our research programs are at the forefront of biochemical research, integrating fundamental molecular mechanisms with human disease. Our key strengths in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genomics and Development make us a nexus for collaborative studies between basic scientists and clinicians. The environment is highly interdisciplinary, not only within our department but across the entire UW-Madison campus. Please browse the following pages to find out more about our latest news, the ongoing research of our talented faculty, information about our exceptional graduate students and PhD program (Integrated Program in Biochemistry), alumni support opportunities, and contact information for any questions you might have. We invite you to stop by to tour our outstanding facilities and meet our faculty, staff and students.

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Monday Mar 25: Biochemistry Colloquium

Terry Hwa, UC San Diego
“Global coordination of transcription and translation in E. Coli”
3:30 PM, 1211 Biochemical Sciences

Tue Apr 9: RNA MaxiGroup

Stavroula Mili, Intramural Research Program, NIH
“Regulation of Cell Migration and GTPase Function Through Local RNA Translation”
6:30 PM, Room 1360 Genetics Biotechnology Building

Mon Apr 22: Paul Bertics Memorial Seminar

Vishva Dixit, Genentech
“Why so many people always die? The non-canonical inflammasome pathway”
3:30 PM, Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Building.

BMC In the News...

Coon Recipient of HUPO Award

Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry Josh Coon has been awarded a HUPO by the Human Proteome Organization in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in the field of proteomics. Press release here. 06 Sept, 2018

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