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
Updates and news from our department.
Congratulations to Chelsy Eddings for receiving the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s 2021 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study: https://www.hhmi.org/news/mentoring-and-inclusion-are-top-priority-for-50-new-gilliam-fellows-and-their-advisers...... Read More
Congratulations to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Winners Chad Hicks and Benjamin Zaepfel! Please click here for more information....... Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Holland for receiving the President’s Frontier Award. For more information, please click here....... Read More
Our students accomplish great things
2021 HHMI Gilliam Fellowship/ Chelsy Eddings
2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship/ Andrew Eneim / Vienna Huso / Nicholas Keith / Jennifer Viveiros
2021 Hans Joaquim Prochaska Research Award / Chirag Vasavda
2021 Nupur Dinesh Thekdi Research Award / Callie Shubin
2021 Mette Strand Research Award/ Thao Phan
Our latest research and discoveries.
Tran MN, Maynard KR, Spangler A, Huuki LA, Montgomery KD, Sadashivaiah V, Tippani M, Barry BK, Hancock DB, Hicks SC, Kleinman JE, Hyde TM, Collado-Torres L, Jaffe AE, Martinowich K., 2021, Single-nucleus transcriptome analysis reveals cell-type-specific molecular signatures across reward circuitry in the human brain, Neuron., S0896-6273(21)00655-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.09.001. PMID: 34582785. PubMed
Vevea JD, Kusick GF, Courtney KC, Chen E, Watanabe S, Chapman ER., 2021, Synaptotagmin 7 is targeted to the axonal plasma membrane through γ-secretase processing to promote synaptic vesicle docking in mouse hippocampal neurons, Elife, 10:e67261. doi: 10.7554/eLife.67261. PMCID: PMC8452306. 2021 PubMed
Lee JH, Mosher EP, Lee YS, Bumpus NN, Berger JM., 2021, Control of topoisomerase II activity and chemotherapeutic inhibition by TCA cycle metabolites, Cell Chem Biol., S2451-9456(21)00403-7. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2021.08.014. PMID: 34529934 PubMed