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: Ryan Sheldon and Kelli Sylvers

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Hepatic mitrochondrial citrate carrier disruption reroutes glucose from lipogenesis into glutamine" Ryan Sheldon Post Doc Taylor Lab Department of Biochemistry University of Iowa "Lipase regulation by ANGPTL3" Kelli Sylvers Grad Student Davies Lab Department of Biochemistry  University of Iowa

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Melanie Samuel

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Genetic modulators of neuronal resilience"Dr. Melanie Samuels Assistant Professor Department of Neuroscience Huffington Center on Aging Baylor College of Medicine Host: Dr. Sheila Baker