department of Biochemistry
The Department of Biochemistry at Temple University School of Medicine has a strong program of biomedical research and a distinguished record of education. All research faculty members participate in the new interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Research within the Department of Biochemistry has greatly expanded and substantial resources of funds and infrastructure have been applied to the department to develop our research capabilities. As described under the individual faculty web pages, most faculty members have active research programs and many have substantial federally funded research support. In addition, the Department to Biochemistry has a number of adjunct faculty members including those within the Department of Chemistry and Department of Biology in Temple University School of Science and Technology, or within our affiliated institutions, Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Geisinger Clinic.
Research within the Department of Biochemistry centers on a number of different themes including:
Moreover, we are an integral component within the School of Medicine’s mission to build strong translational research programs to enhance the transformation of basic science discoveries into better patient care. We provide a translational platform of fundamental molecular and cellular research, undertaking well-funded translational and collaborative research programs particularly in the areas of:
For additional information on the department please feel free to contact Katie Pope firstname.lastname@example.org (215-707-3979), our departmental Administrative Assistant.
Department of Biochemistry
Temple University School of Medicine
Room 621 Kresge Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19140
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