Edward A. Doisy Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 4 Doisy Undergraduate Summer Research Program
    Applications will now be accepted through January 28, 2015 for summer research opportunities for undergraduates in the department. Read the full story here.
  • 5 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.
  • 6 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 9 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 2015 Doisy Undergraduate Biochemistry Scholar Summer Research Program is January 28, 2015.

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

Jan

29

Biochemistry Journal Club: Protein chaperones and the evolution of resistance to hormone therapy in breast cancer



Joel Eissenberg, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Reference:
Whitesell L, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111:18297-18302, 2014.

Feb

2

Biochemistry Seminar: Gene control by bacterial mRNA leaders



Eduardo Groisman, Ph.D.
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale School of Medicine

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Feb

4

RPC Town Hall Meeting



Challenges and opportunities for the School of Medicine research community will be discussed.

LRC Auditorium A

Pizza and beverages will be provided by Ravensberg, Inc.

Feb

13

BMB Lab Research Update



Huang Lab

3:00-5:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Light refreshments will be served.

Feb

16

Biochemistry Seminar: Visualizing homologous recombination at the single-molecule level



Eric C. Greene, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Feb

23

Cardiovascular Center Seminar: Cellular level contractile function in human myocardium



Kenneth Campbell, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology Biospecimens Core
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

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