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.


Thesis Defense Seminar: Melissa Gildenberg

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"The structure and function of fork remodeling helicase Rad5" Melissa Gildenberg Biochemistry Graduate Student  Mentor: Dr. Todd Washington 

Biochemistry Winter Event

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Biochemistry Winter Event Unitarian Universalist Society  2355 Oakdale Rd, Coralville, IA 52241