The Department of Biochemistry includes 38 full-time faculty members, 12 postdoctoral fellows, and 70 graduate students, all of whom participate in a variety of active research and training programs. The research in the department is included within the broad spectrum of biomedical research programs. Overall, these efforts address fundamental mechanisms of life processes, with emphasis on the underlying bases of human disease. The department is housed in a modern, well-equipped facility within the Boston University Medical Center. Members of the Department of Biochemistry are actively involved in collaborative efforts both within the department and with other researchers throughout the various basic and clinical science departments at the Medical Center. The major focus of the biochemistry research in the department is on the fields of molecular and cellular biology.
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