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Innovations and Discoveries in Biological Chemistry

The Department of Biological Chemistry continues to be in the forefront of cutting-edge research. Our seventeen primary faculty members and colleagues are making great strides to generate and disseminate new knowledge and original concepts in biochemistry and molecular biology through creative research and scholarship.

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Our outstanding faculty, staff, students and postdoctoral fellows continue to succeed in their scientific endeavors highlighted in numerous publications, talks and awards. Check out Biological Chemistry’s latest news and events!

Life at Johns Hopkins University

 The Department of Biological Chemistry fosters a "home-away-from-home" family environment. Supporting our students and postdoctoral fellows from all programs and labs are a top priority. Whether it is a scientific meeting or a picnic, the department faculty, students, and fellows enjoy spending time together.

Profiles in Biological Chemistry

Erin Goley, Ph.D.

​ In an important step towards a molecular understanding of bacterial cytokinesis, the Goley Lab recently reconstituted membrane-targeted assembly of the tubulin-like cell division protein, FtsZ, inside of vesicles. This collaborative work with the lab of Takanari Inoue was featured on the cover of Molecular Microbiology.​
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 Department members & the Hopkins Community are privileged to have access to many stimulating forums with world renowned speakers.

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