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.


15th Annual Gene F. Lata Undergraduate Honors Symposium

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Every spring, the Department of Biochemistry holds the Lata Symposium.  This symposium celebrates the research accomplishments of Biochemistry undergraduates and provides graduating seniors an opportunity to present their research results to the Department and interested members of the public.

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am in the Heath Conference Room (4-403A BSB) for Spring 2019.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Miles Pufall.  To join the mailing list, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.