The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology offers a high quality learning environment for both undergraduate and graduate students within a high powered research program. We offer exciting research opportunities for our undergraduate majors and highly personalized training to Ph.D. graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. The BMB faculty has a tradition of excellence in teaching, while their research accomplishments have been recognized nationally and internationally in the areas of biochemistry, and molecular, cellular, and structural biology, and is supported by the highest levels of external funding per faculty in the College of Natural Sciences.
CSU researchers shed light on the mechanisms of cellular transport that prevent severe brain disease
New findings from the Markus Lab identify an important step in the process by which the molecular motor dynein is turned “on” so that it can transport various cellular cargoes to their destinations in cells.
A Colorado State University student has played a key role in securing new regulations to protect water quality in mobile home parks – after learning that elevated levels of lead were found in the water at the mobile home park where they live.
Proteins that regulate mitosis can play essential roles in determining whether cancer cells proliferate or die.
James Bamburg was elected Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology, but his legacy doesn’t end with just his research.