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The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) is an integral part of the School of Medicine and the Graduate School at KU Medical Center. Lectures and laboratory experiences are offered for students pursuing M.S., Ph.D., and M.D./Ph.D. degrees. Postdoctoral research scientists and visiting faculty members also contribute to the departmental activities.

Department News

  • Dr. Alexey Ladokhin was recognized with a KUMC 2022 Faculty Investigator Research Award. These awards are given to outstanding investigators who have demonstrated significant research accomplishments and a high potential for sustained productive research in the future.
  • Dr. Christy Hagan received The University of Kansas Cancer Center Director’s 2022 Young Scientist Award. 

  • Lauryn Werner, Hagan lab/BMB M.D.-Ph.D. student, received a 1st place KUCC Student Poster Travel Award.

  • Harmony Saunders, Hagan/Slawson lab CBio M.D.-Ph.D. student, received a KUCC award as a PIVOT Speaker.
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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