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Biological Chemistry Faculty

Please visit our Faculty Index for participating faculty accepting PhD students from the Biological Chemistry Program!

Faculty from the Departments of Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Pharmaceutics, Oncological Sciences,  and Pharmacology and Toxicology are availble for rotations and thesis research. BCP students have a variety of choices to carry out cutting-edge research mentored by world-class scientists.


Biological Chemistry Affiliate Faculty

A number of University of Utah faculty are affiliated with the Biological Chemistry Program and have active research labs but who are not currently taking PhD students. These faculty are included in the Affiliate list below.



Research Interest

Burrows, Cynthia Chemistry Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Formosa, Tim Biochemistry Chromatin in DNA Replication
Goldenberg, David School of Biological Sciences Protein Biophysics
Keefe, Kristen Pharmacology and Toxicology Neuroscience, Neurological and neurophychiatric disorders basal ganglia, Neurobiology
Lindsley, Janet Biochemistry Teaching Metabolism and Nutrition
Schlegel, Amnon Biochemistry and Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Metabolism, type 2 diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, fat, cholesterol, glucose
Last Updated: 7/14/23