Located within the University of Texas Medical Branch, our department is home to a broad spectrum of research activities and expertise. Our most singular quality is a culture of interdisciplinary research and collaboration. We believe that teaching and research are interdependent activities, and so give high priority to the education of our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco MD, PhD has agreed to join us as chair of our Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB). Dr. Garcia-Blanco will start his tenure with us later this year. As chair of BMB, Dr. Garcia-Blanco will lead efforts to further excellence in research, education, mentoring,and scholarship that have broad fundamental, translational and clinical impact.More
Ranked among the top 20 biochemistry departments in external research funding nationwide. Learn More
Our Faculty and students participate in the various graduate programs in UTMB's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and our curriculum strongly addresses furthering knowledge of the molecular nature of biomedical phenomena and translating that knowledge for patient benefit. Learn More