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 Michael Hopkins and Miguel Pacheco for receiving the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s 2020 Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study: ...... Read More
BCMB’s own Brittany Avin McKelvey was awarded the Johns Hopkins 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award for outstanding work in...... Read More
Congratulations to BCMB faculty members Zhaozhu Qiu, PhD and Shigeki Watanabe, PhD on receiving the 2019 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience....... Read More
Our students accomplish great things
2020 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Award/ Ljubica Mihaljevic
2020 NIH Blueprint D-SPAN Award (F99/K00)/ Cory White
2020 Paul Talalay Research Award / Karole D’Orazio
Our latest research and discoveries.
Sarver DC, Stewart AN, Rodriguez S, Little HC, Aja S, Wong GW., 2020, “Loss of CTRP4 alters adiposity and food intake behaviors in obese mice.” Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Oct 5. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00448.2020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33017221. PubMed
Phan TP, Maryniak AL, Boatwright CA, Lee J, Atkins A, Tijhuis A, Spierings DC, Bazzi H, Foijer F, Jordan PW, Stracker TH, Holland AJ., 2020, “Centrosome defects cause microcephaly by activating the 53BP1-USP28-TP53 mitotic surveillance pathway.” EMBO J. 2020 Nov 23:e106118. doi: 10.15252/embj.2020106118. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33226141. PubMed
Lee I, Razaghi R, Gilpatrick T, Molnar M, Gershman A, Sadowski N, Sedlazeck FJ, Hansen KD, Simpson JT, Timp W., 2020, “Simultaneous profiling of chromatin accessibility and methylation on human cell lines with nanopore sequencing.” Nat Methods. 2020 Dec;17(12):1191-1199. doi: 10.1038/s41592-020-01000-7. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33230324; PMCID: PMC7704922. PubMed