• As a basic science department of the OU College of Medicine, the role of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is to advance understanding of biological processes at the molecular level.
  • We provide a learning experience in biochemical and molecular sciences and comprehensive research training for Graduate College students enrolled in MS and PhD programs.
  • We also provide the biochemistry aspects of preclinical education for professional students in the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy. 

Mission Statement

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is dedicated to Research, Education and Collaboration to enhance understanding of molecular and biochemical mechanisms crucial to health and disease and to apply these findings to develop diagnostics and treatments.