Baylor College of Medicine

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Chemical, Physical, & Structural Biology


One Baylor Plaza, MS: BCM215

MC 385

Houston, TX 77030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a graduate of our program, you will be equipped with cutting-edge technology skills and depth of knowledge required to investigate emerging fundamental and disease-associated questions in biology. While a student in the Chemical, Physical & Structural Biology Graduate Program, you will have access to multidisciplinary training opportunities including biophysical and biochemical analysis of proteins, biochemistry, pharmacology, chemical synthesis, combinatorial chemistry, structural biology, and protein design and engineering. 

Research areas include the following:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics
  • Cryo-EM and Cryo-Electron Tomography
  • Developmental Biology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Drug Resistance Mechanisms
  • Electrophysiology
  • Enzymology
  • Gene Regulation, Chromatin and Epigenetics
  • Gene Therapy
  • Genetic Engineering
  • High Throughput Screening
  • Membrane Proteins
  • Metabolism and Metabolomics
  • Neuroscience
  • NMR
  • Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Proteomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Single-Molecule and Super-Resolution Fluorescence
  • Spectroscopy and Biophysical Methods
  • Structural Biology
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Virology
  • X-Ray Crystallography


Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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