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Collaborative and Interdisciplinary

By its very nature, research in biochemistry and molecular biology crosses boundaries. Our faculty and students collaborate together and across disciplines and institutions.

Neva Meyer at microscope

Faculty Research

Our faculty are housed in the Chemistry and Biology departments, but their research lies at the intersection of the two. They also collaborate with colleagues in the departments of Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science.

Ph.D. student working with younger student in lab

Doctoral Research

Our doctoral students work closely with faculty and mentor younger students. They present their work at national and international conferences and publish in esteemed scientific journals.

Student showing virus model

Undergraduate and Fifth-Year Research

Students who engage in research can take their work to the next level through our honors program.

Sackler Center Building

Research Facilities

Students have access to scientific equipment in the state-of-the-art Lasry Center for Bioscience, Jeppson Laboratory, and the Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center, which connects with the Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science Building.

Research Stories

Ibrahim Ozgenc’s cancer research is precise

Clark student explores genetic structures in tumors to help develop trea...

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Fellowships let students pursue creative research

Topics range from DNA modifications to the evolution of folk music

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Clark protein research gets boost from NIH

Research aims to better understand biochemical roots of diseases

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Contact Information

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Office Location
  • Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7116