Edward A. Doisy Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 3 2nd Edward A. Doisy Lecture
    Gary Gibbons, M.D., of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will speak. The lecture honors the founder of the Department of Biochemistry, Edward Doisy, Ph.D.
  • 3 Sly Syndrome Clinical Trial
    Ultragenyx will begin testing a recombinant enzyme replacement therapy for Sly syndrome,
    a lysosomal storage disease discovered by Dr. William Sly in 1973. Read the full story here.
  • 4 Doisy Graduate Research Scholarship
    The Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking outstanding applicants for the Doisy Graduate Research Scholarship. Additional information is available here.
  • 5 William S. Sly Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences
    The William S. Sly Fellowship will provide full support for meritorious M.D./Ph.D. students who decide to join the Biochemistry program for their Ph.D. training. Interested students can call 977-9202 for more information.
  • 6 Edward A. Doisy Research Center
    Scientific research performed in the Edward A. Doisy Research Center focuses on five areas: cancer, liver disease, heart and lung disease, aging, and vaccine development.
  • 7 Edward A. Doisy Research Center
    Completed in 2007, the Edward A. Doisy Research Center cost $82 million to complete, is ten stories tall, and totals over 206,000 sq. ft. of research space.
  • 8 Edward A. Doisy Research Center
    Fun Fact: The fleur-de-lis lantern at the top of building weighs 19.5 tons. However, that is actually only one-fifth the mass of a blue whale.
Job Postings
The Department has several positions available. Please see the Position Details below for more information.

Graduate Students
Research Opportunities
The Department offers research opportunities in structural biology, biophysical research and molecular mechanisms of systems relevant to health and disease.
We are part of the multidisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. Students have the opportunity to explore research in multiple disciplines during the first year of training.

Applications are due February 1.

Summer Undergraduate Research
Doisy Undergraduate Scholar Summer Research Program
The application deadline for the 2014 Doisy Undergraduate Biochemistry Scholar Summer Research Program was January 27, 2014. Applications are under review and applicants will be contacted by e-mail once the review is complete.

The Program is meant to promote the research opportunities available in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Saint Louis University among undergraduate students interested in pursuing Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. training in areas relevant to Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology.



Doisy Scholarship
Doisy Graduate Research Scholarship
The Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accepting applications for the Edward A. Doisy Graduate Research Scholarship to support an outstanding Ph.D. graduate student in the Program of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Upcoming Events

Apr

17

Biochemistry Journal Club: Understanding oncogene induced DNA replication stress



Saravana Thangavel, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Reference:
Neelsen KJ, et al. J Cell Biol 200:699-708, 2013.

Apr

21

NIH Progress Report Presentation



Yuna Ayala, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Apr

21

Biochemistry Seminar: Prions: 31 flavors of infectious protein



Heather True-Krob, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology & Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Apr

23

Special Biochemistry Seminar: Reshaping amyloid beta aggregation using endogenous proteins



Kanchan Garai, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University School of Medicine

11:00 a.m.
DRC 468

Apr

24

Biochemistry Journal Club:



Nicola Pozzi, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468


Apr

24

2nd Edward Doisy Lecture and Frontiers in Molecular Medicine Seminar: Charting our future together: Setting an agenda for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute



Gary Gibbons, M.D.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

4:00 p.m.
Education Union Auditorium

Apr

28

Cardiovascular Center Seminar: APC is not TRAPped. Novel mechanisms for biased activation of protease activated receptors



Laurent Mosnier, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular & Experimental Medicine
The Scripps Research Institute

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468