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.
Feb 01

This year we had the opportunity to do our annual retreat in person.  We had an amazing group of students... Read More

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

2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

/ Charles Kirby / Jasmine Grey / Sarah Voss / Virangika Wimalasena

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

Recent Publications

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Our latest research and discoveries.

Board NL, Moskovljevic M, Wu F, Siliciano RF, Siliciano JD., 2021, Engaging innate immunity in HIV-1 cure strategies, Nat Rev Immunol., doi: 10.1038/s41577-021-00649-1. PMID: 34824401  PubMed

Lyu P, Hoang T, Santiago CP, Thomas ED, Timms AE, Appel H, Gimmen M, Le N, Jiang L, Kim DW, Chen S, Espinoza DF, Telger AE, Weir K, Clark BS, Cherry TJ, Qian J, Blackshaw S., 2021,Gene regulatory networks controlling temporal patterning, neurogenesis, and cell-fate specification in mammalian retina, Cell Rep., 37(7):109994. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109994. PMID: 34788628  PubMed

Wong X, Hoskins VE, Melendez-Perez AJ, Harr JC, Gordon M, Reddy KL., 2021, Lamin C is required to establish genome organization after mitosis, Genome Biol., 22(1):305. doi: 10.1186/s13059-021-02516-7. PMCID: PMC8591896  PubMed