The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics is one of five Basic Science Departments in the College of Medicine at UIC.
"During the last several decades there have been a series of dramatic advances in the way basic biomedical research is carried out. We are now able to produce large quantities of single proteins and determine their structures at atomic resolution, we can mutate these proteins and modify their properties... [ READ MORE + ]
Our Department contains talented faculty whose research focus include signal transduction, cell cycle regulation, membrane biology, regulation of gene function and development, protein and nucleic acid structure and function, and cancer biology. Meet the faculty in each of these research areas: