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.

Cassani M, Seydoux G., 2023, P-body-like condensates in the germline, Semin Cell Dev Biol., S1084-9521(23)00137-4. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2023.06.010.  PMCID: PMC10761593  PubMed

Kufera JT, Armstrong C, Wu F, Singhal A, Zhang H, Lai J, Wilkins HN, Simonetti FR, Siliciano JD, Siliciano RF., 2024, CD4+ T cells with latent HIV-1 have reduced proliferative responses to T cell receptor stimulation, J Exp Med., 221(3):e20231511. doi: 10.1084/jem.20231511. PMCID: PMC10818065  PubMed

Rudnizky S, Murray PJ, Wolfe CH, Ha T., 2024, Single-Macromolecule Studies of Eukaryotic Genomic Maintenance, Annu Rev Phys Chem., doi: 10.1146/annurev-physchem-090722-010601. PMID: 38382570  PubMed