About the Department of Biochemistry
The Department of Biochemistry is one of five basic science departments in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. There are 19 full-time active faculty members who conduct research in biochemistry, in molecular, cellular, developmental, computational and structural biology, and in model system genetics. Faculty members are responsible for an undergraduate major program, the biochemistry graduate program, and for biochemistry instruction for physician assistant, pharmacy, dental and medical students. They also participate in several interdisciplinary graduate and post-doctoral training programs and research centers.