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

2023 Young Investigators Day Awardees: The Mette Strand Research Award

/ Nathan Board

2023 Young Investigators Day Awardees: The David Yue Research Award

/ Claudia Carcamo

Young Investigators Day Awardees: The Michael A. Shanoff Research Award

/ Rachael Sparklin

2023 Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Inductee

/ Michael Hopkins

2023 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

/ Rachael Sparklin

Recent Publications

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Our latest research and discoveries.

Gaido OER, Nkashama LJ, Schole KL, Wang Q, Umapathi P, Mesubi OO, Konstantinidis K, Luczak ED, Anderson ME., 2022, CaMKII as a Therapeutic Target in Cardiovascular Disease, Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol., doi: 10.1146/annurev-pharmtox-051421-111814. PMID: 35973713  PubMed

Vasavda C, Tang O, Kwatra SG, Ho BK, Grossberg AL., 2023, Asymmetric patterns of patient access to in-person and teledermatologic health care during the COVID-19 pandemic, J Am Acad Dermatol., 2023 Jan;88(1):167-169. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.12.025. Epub 2021 Dec 18. PMCID: PMC9726204.  PubMed

Nguyen LTS, Robinson DN., 2022, The lectin Discoidin I acts in the cytoplasm to help assemble the contractile machinery, J Cell Biol., 221(11):e202202063. doi: 10.1083/jcb.202202063. PMID: 36165849  PubMed