Faculty and students work together to increase knowledge of the biochemical and molecular bases of normal and abnormal cellular processes and to train highly qualified scientists who—through research, teaching and service—continue to provide new insights into the biomedical issues that have a profound impact on public health. 

Read more about our National Cancer Institute funded training grant here.

from The CHAIR

Dear colleagues:

Thank you for browsing  our website dedicated to PhD training in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins University. Our training program has a very long history of providing a first rate training experience for PhD graduate students. Given 35 preceptors affiliated with the Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, this program offers an optimal balance between a close-knit family feel and a broad range of exciting opportunities for PhD thesis research. As you peruse the research interests of individual faculty members you will identify recurring themes of great significance such as stress response biology, cancer biology,  genome integrity, protein homeostasis and regulation though post-translational modifications, and reproductive and germ stem cell biology. Students enrolled in this program are exposed to a rigorous course curriculum as well as a plethora of structured and informal activities that prepare them to become the leading researchers of tomorrow. This program is funded in part from a T32 training grant from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health,  now in its 40th year of existence. All inquiries about our program are welcomed! On behalf of the entire training faculty and myself, we wish you the very best in your journey to become a leader and difference maker in biomedical research.

Warm regards,

Michael J. Matunis