Our faculty have diverse expertise and are committed to teaching and mentoring in a collaborative environment that provides you practical training in state-of-the art facilities.
Work with highly accomplished scientists committed to helping you learn how to identify key questions and apply existing and new experimental tools to find their solutions.
Partner with faculty who have broad research interests.
Develop your full potential with the support of faculty mentors who provide one-on-one training and guidance.
Participate in research that encourages interdisciplinary projects drawing upon the expertise of scientists from across the university and affiliated research institutions.
Apply classroom knowledge to research projects that offer practical preparation for your career.
Master cutting-edge experimental techniques in laboratory facilities using the latest technologies in biochemistry.
Play a key role in the university’s long-term strategic plan by contributing to the faculty-led Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics research group.
Chair: Mark R. O'Brian, Ph.D.
Number of faculty: 22
Number of graduate students: 27
Departmental Focus Groups
Robert W. Maul, PhD ’07 Postdoctoral fellow National Institute on Aging Baltimore, MD
Christopher Stoj, PhD ’06 Associate Professor Niagara University
Kori Ortt-Gawrys, PhD ’09 Quality Manager Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory