The Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

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Our Department

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics is dedicated to providing cutting-edge research and education that improves our understanding of the structure and function of genes on a molecular level and of the chemical processes within and related to living organisms and ideas pathogenesis.

Research Resources


Browse our archive of recent publications to catch up on the latest discoveries from within our laboratories.

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Basic Science Labs

Learn more about the work done in our basic science labs and the investigators leading their efforts.

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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Simpson Querrey, 7th Floor
303 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Starzl Academy

Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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Basic Science Administration

Our department is supported by the Basic Science Administration group. The team provides assistance related to research and financial administration, professional affairs, facilities and communications.

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