Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Welcome to Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical College of Georgia

We are committed to excellence in research and teaching, with the common goal of discovery and dissemination of knowledge that can be applied to the treatment and prevention of disease.

The department is known for its multidisciplinary collaborations, with both basic and clinical investigators using cutting-edge technologies to investigate normal and disease states at the molecular level. Students are important contributors to laboratory research, where they are trained to be competitive for educational and research positions in diverse academic and industrial environments. Our faculties are supported by major funding agencies, and the insight gained by their work has been disseminated in reputable peer-reviewed journals.


liu news2018New grant to help research compound to treat colorectal cancer

Dr. Kebin Liu and Dr. Chunwan Lu of BMB featured


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A small, daily dose of Viagra may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Dr. Darren Browning and Dr. Bianca Islam of BMB featured  


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Gene/cell connection provides new insight into how our gut microbiome stays healthy

Dr. Honglin Li of BMB featured


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May 3
Jan van Riggelen, PhD
Augusta University

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Health Sciences Campus, Cancer Research Center CN-1166