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 PhD Defense Seminar: Lalita Oonthonpan

Monday, December 10, 2018, 1:00pm

"Two Human Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier Mutations Reveal Distinct Mechanisms of Molecular Pathogenesis"Lalita Oonthonpan Graduate Student Biochemistry Taylor Lab

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