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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

October 2023

  • Dr. Christy Hagan received a Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society

September 2023

  • Dr. Bret Freudenthal NIGMS R35 “Structural and Mechanistic Studies of DNA Repair”
  • Dr. Jeroen Roelofs NIGMS R35 “Proteasome homeostasis and substrate prioritization”
  • Dr. Christy Hagan
    • With Harmony Saunders, supplement from Susan Komen Foundation for “Progesterone Promotes an Immune Privileged Microenvironment in Breast Cancer”
    • Supplement from NIH through the Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence for “Research on Women’s Health in the IDeA States”
  • Drs. Swint-Kruse/Fontes – NIH supplement to R01 “Using dynamic network models to quantitatively predict changes in binding affinity/specificity that arise from long-range amino acid substitutions” to purchase a new isothermal titration calorimeter
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