Edward A. Doisy Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 4 Doisy Undergraduate Summer Research Program
    Applications will be accepted through January 26, 2015 for research opportunities during the summer of 2015. 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 26, 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.

Single Molecules Workshop
MaD for Single Molecules Workshop
The Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and PicoQuant GmbH will again co-sponsor an imaging workshop highlighting macromolecular dynamics for single molecules and the MicroTime 200.

The Workshop will feature invited speakers, short presentations by students and postdocs, and an optional lab tour and instrument demonstration. Registration is free and open until December 3, 2014.

Upcoming Events

Dec

18

Defense of Dissertation: Adenosine and inorganic polyphosphate are key modulators of inflammation



Seyed Mahdi Hassanian Mehr, M.Sc.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

11:00 a.m.
DRC 9th Floor

Dec

18

Biochemistry Journal Club: AMPK modulates tissue and organismal aging in a non-cell-autonomous manner



Medina Krantic
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468

Reference:
Ulgherait M, et al. Cell Rep 8(6):1767-1780, 2014.

Dec

19

Department of Biochemistry Christmas Party



Please join us for the Biochemistry Christmas Party!

Food and drinks provided! Children and spouses are welcome!

3:00-6:00 apm.
DRC 9th Floor

Jan

8

Frontiers in Molecular Medicine Seminar: 'Listening' and 'talking' to neurons: Clinical implications of glial dysregulation of pain, opioid actions, and drugs of abuse



Linda R. Watkins, Ph.D.
Center for Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder

4:00 p.m.
Education Union Auditorium

Jan

15

Biochemistry Journal Club:



Mark Duerr
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

12:00 p.m.
DRC 468


Jan

26

Cardiovascular Center Seminar: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) in hypoxiainduced pulmonary arterial hypertension and its sequelae



Edmund Miller, Ph.D.
Center for Heart & Lung Research
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY

3:00 p.m.
DRC 468