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/MSTP PhD Defense Seminar: Sean Tompkins

Friday, December 14, 2018, 1:00pm

"Mitochondrial Pyruvate Transport Regulates a Glutamine Switch Controlling Hepatocellular Tumorigenesis"Sean Tompkins Graduate Student MSTP Biochemistry Taylor Lab

Biochemistry Workshop: Dr. Daniel Weeks

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 12:30pm

Dr. Daniel Weeks Professor Biochemistry, Pediatrics