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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Updates and news from our department.
Congratulations to Erin Goley, Zhaozhu Qiu, Shigeki Watanabe and Bin Wu on being the first recipients of the Randall J.... Read More
Our students accomplish great things
2023 NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship/ Taylor Church
2023 Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award/ Leighton Duncan
2023 HHMI Gilliam Fellowship/ Bonita Powell
2023 NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship/ Lana Christensen
2023 Young Investigators Day Awardees: The Mette Strand Research Award/ Nathan Board
Our latest research and discoveries.
Burigotto M, Vigorito V, Gliech C, Mattivi A, Ghetti S, Bisio A, Lolli G, Holland AJ, Fava LL., 2023, PLK1 promotes the mitotic surveillance pathway by controlling cytosolic 53BP1 availability, EMBO Rep., e57234. doi: 10.15252/embr.202357234. PMID: 37888778 PubMed
Lee J, Wu M, Inman JT, Singh G, Park SH, Lee JH, Fulbright RM, Hong Y, Jeong J, Berger JM, Wang MD, 2023, Chromatinization modulates topoisomerase II processivity, Nat Commun., 14(1):6844. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42600-z. PMCID: PMC10611788 PubMed
Zhao F, Hicks CW, Wolberger C., 2023, Mechanism of histone H2B monoubiquitination by Bre1, Nat Struct Mol Biol., doi: 10.1038/s41594-023-01137-x. PMID: 37872231 PubMed