Edward A. Doisy Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 4 Biochemistry Honors Retiring Faculty and Staff
    Four members of our department retired in June. Altogther, they have over 100 years of service to SLU.
  • 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 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

Sept

8

Biochemistry Seminar: The potency-insolubility conundrum in pharmaceuticals



Patrick Connelly, Ph.D.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Sept

11

Biochemistry Journal Club:



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

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Sept

15

Biochemistry Seminar: DNA double-strand break responses, cancer and cancer therapy



Junran Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Case Western Reserve University

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Sept

18

Biochemistry Journal Club:



Abdul Waheed, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Sept

22

Cardiovascular Center Seminar: Bioactive sphigolipids as players in cardiac lipotoxicity



L. Ashley Cowart, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical University of South Carolina

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468