Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics is a basic science department in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The department is dedicated to cutting edge research and education, broadly applicable to understanding the structure and function of genes on a molecular level and the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. Our faculty members’ research represents a broad range of topics in our field.
Learn more about our department via the links below.
- Chair’s Message
Meet our Chair, Ali Shilatifard, PhD; get his perspective on our newly established department
- News and Announcements
Learn about the work done within the department and our field through recent news and announcements
Get information on our upcoming events
Find faculty positions and information on other job opportunities available through our department
Help the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics achieve our goals
- Contact Us
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