Welcome to the Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) Graduate Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

We are one of the oldest multidisciplinary graduate programs in the country. Our mission is to train independent research scientists for productive careers by providing a broad foundation in basic science and promoting the study of problems of biomedical importance from a mechanistic perspective. Learn More from our director


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Recent News

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Updates and news from our department.

Upcoming Events

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Seminars and events. Know what’s coming

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Recent Accomplishments

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Our students accomplish great things

2024 Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

/ Jasmin Jeffery

2024 American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

/ Skyler Lemmon

2023 NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31)

/ Cristian Saez Gonzalez

2023 NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

/ Taylor Church

2023 Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award

/ Leighton Duncan

Recent Publications

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Our latest research and discoveries.

Mahone CR, Payne IP, Lyu Z, McCausland JW, Barrows JM, Xiao J, Yang X, Goley ED, 2023, Integration of cell wall synthesis and chromosome segregation during cell division in Caulobacter, J Cell Biol., 223(2):e202211026. doi: 10.1083/jcb.202211026. PMCID: PMC10683668  PubMed

Reynoso M, Chang AY, Wu Y, Murray R, Suresh S, Dugas Y, Wang J, Arroyo-Currás N., 2023, 3D-printed, aptamer-based microneedle sensor arrays using magnetic placement on live rats for pharmacokinetic measurements in interstitial fluid, Biosens Bioelectron., 244:115802. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2023.115802, PMID: 37939414  PubMed

Montaño Romero A, Bonin C, Twomey EC., 20234 C-SPAM: an open-source time-resolved specimen vitrification device with light-activated molecules, IUCrJ., 11(Pt 1):16-22. doi: 10.1107/S2052252523010308. PMID: 38096039  PubMed