Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

About the Department

The USC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine maintains a broad-based approach to various aspects of biochemical and molecular biological research. The department is known for its strong research, excellence in teaching and leadership in the scientific and academic community.

About the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine


“One of my major contributions to science has been the development of new technological approaches. At several times in my career, it has become clear that a new approach was needed to answer a research question.”
Peggy Farnham, PhD
W.M. Keck Chair in Biochemistry
Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
Chair’s Corner

Department News

Amy Lee, PhD

The Secret to Combating Pancreatic Cancer May Lie in Suppression of a Common Protein

New research emphasizes the potential of a promising pancreatic cancer target New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the USC shows new promise in the fight against one of the most lethal forms of cancer. Studies in mice with a mutation present in 90 percent of pancreatic cancer patients… Read More »

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Keck School Events

Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop

Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, LG 503/504
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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