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.


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CSU biochemists, cancer biologists find key vulnerability in rare brain tumors

Proteins that regulate mitosis can play essential roles in determining whether cancer cells proliferate or die.

Emeritus professor elected Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology

James Bamburg was elected Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology, but his legacy doesn’t end with just his research.

Wolves to Rams offers one of a kind support to transfer students

Wolves to Rams is a program that focuses on supporting underrepresented transfer students from Front Range Community College to Colorado State University in STEM fields – the only one of its kind at the university.

Biochemists use enzymes to change how brain cells communicate with each other

A new study demonstrates the possibility of changing the identity of synapses between neurons through enzymatic means, with larger implications for studying diseases of the brain.





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