Welcome

The research interests of our faculty span a broad spectrum of biochemistry ranging from cell and developmental biology to structural biology. The unifying theme defining us is an interest in biological processes at the molecular level. The department is home to state of the art facilities and instruments for X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, fluorescence microscopy, to name just a few. A collaborative and collegial atmosphere makes the Biochemistry Department an ideal place to do science and train for a wide variety of biomedical science careers.

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Graduate Program

The Department of Biochemistry offers diverse research opportunities leading to the Ph.D. for students interested in doing biomedical research at a molecular level.

Seminars

Posting of the seminar programs available through the Department of Biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Postdoctoral Fellows

A listing of Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Research Scientists

Research Scientists in the Dept. of Biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Facilities

Research facilities is a listing of all shared equipment for college wide use that is owned by the Dept. of Biochemistry.

Armand J. Quick

Armand J Quick Award

Armand J. Quick award at the Medical College of Wisconsin

News

News of the people in the Department of Biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Contact Information

Medical College of Wisconsin
Dept. of Biochemistry
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-8435
Fax: 414-955-6510
biochemdept@mcw.edu

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Biochemistry News

Dr. Baker Receives $1.8 Million NASA Grant to Study Space Radiation Risks for Heart Disease

Dec. 8 - A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article details research by John Baker, PhD on the long-term risks of heart disease faced by astronauts due to radiation exposure. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Turaga Discusses Case of Patient with Rare 19-Pound Abdominal Tumor

Dec. 8 - USA Today quotes Dr. Kiran Turaga regarding the treatment of a patient with a 19-pound abdominal tumor. Dr. Turaga reports that the patient had a rare form of lipo Sarcoma. USA Today and The Northwestern

NASA funds research into heart disease risks from space radiation

Dec. 5 - NASA has awarded John Baker, PhD, professor of cardiothoracic surgery and biochemistry at MCW, a five-year, $1.8 million grant to research the impact of cosmic radiation on astronauts’ cardiovascular health. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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