Biochemistry & Biophysics

This program emphasizes the study of structural and functional aspects of specific biomolecules, including proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and sugars.  Faculty in this program offer training in a wide variety of modern biochemical and biophysical techniques to answer fundamental questions of biology and questions related to cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, bacterial pathogenesis, viral infection, and other disease states.

Select a faculty member below to learn more about their research in this area:

Brian Ackley
  • Professor
  • Co-Director, Undergraduate Biology Program
  • Director, NIH Graduate Training at the Chemistry-Biology Interface
  • Campus Coordinator, Kansas IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence