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.


Biochemistry Workshop: Sarah Wernimont and Adam Rauckhorst

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Mitochondrial macronutrient flux and regulation of syncytiotrophoblast differentiation" Sarah Wernimont Postdoctoral & Medical Fellow Dr. Eric Taylor Lab "Hypoxic stress reveals intrinsic non-canonical metabolomic network structures" Adam Rauckhorst Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Eric Taylor Lab

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jeffrey Savas

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Impaired turnover of the synaptic vesicle machinery in amyloid beta proteotoxicity" Dr. Jeffrey Savas Assistant Professor Department of Neurology  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine