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Biomedical Sciences Department

Role of the Biomedical Sciences Department

Biomedical Sciences Department

The department of Biomedical Sciences provides education and opportunity for research in the sciences basic to medicine. Faculty teach Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology and Physiology to students of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Allied Health and Nursing and the College of Arts and Science. Training in research and advanced clinical anatomy is given in the graduate programs.


Seraphine Kamayirese
Seraphine Kamayirese, PhD student has obtained a travel award from the American Peptide Society to participate in the 28th American Peptide Symposium, June 2023.
Jun Xia
Jun Xia, PhD received a 2-year $120,000 grant from LB595 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Development Grant program titled “Mechanism of Lung Cancer Risk Gene FUBP1-induced DNA Damage.” Congratulations, Dr. Xia!

Weekly Journal Clubs

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Wednesday 12:00 pm
Director: Laura Hansen PhD

Structure-Biological Function of Polypeptides and Proteins
Wednesday, 9:30am
Director: Sandor Lovas PhD

The Hearing Center Journal Club
Monday, 12:00pm
Directors: Litao Tao PhD
Marisa Zallocchi PhD

Contact Us

Biomedical Sciences – MS & PhD Programs

Garrett Soukup
PhD Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Senior Program Coordinator

Sabina Coffiel

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