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Biochemistry @ Iowa

Charles Brenner, PhD


Welcome to the home page of one of the fastest growing departments of biochemistry in the U.S., where our faculty have developed superb educational and research programs. Learn more about our department

Charles Brenner, PhD
Chair and DEO, Department of Biochemistry


A wide array of educational opportunities are available in the department's undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral programs.


Learn more about the eight primary areas of investigation within the department.

Meet Our Team

Learn more about the department's faculty members, students and staff.


Annual *and first ever Virtual!* Biochemistry Retreat

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Dear Biochemistry faculty, staff and students:   We are looking forward to virtually seeing you Saturday, August 22nd for the 11th Annual Scientific Biochemistry Retreat! The retreat will be hosted online. Details coming soon!  More information to follow

2020 Distinguished Mentor Award Celebration and Lecture

Friday, September 25, 2020, 9:00am to 11:00am

This event is postponed to Fall 2021...