The Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a center for research in the life sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. This dynamic research community has associated faculty in the Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, Virology and Microbiology, Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, and Pharmacology. We are in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, allowing us to be a vital part of regional collaborations such as National Center for Macromolecular Imaging, Functional Genomics of Dictyostelium as well as the newly established Cell-Based Assay Screening Service Facility, and The W.M. Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience Training.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
View information on how the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology supports our faculty, staff and trainees.
View information and application process for our educational programs in biomedical science research.
Research Areas & Postdoctoral Opportunities
Visit our research page for a listing of our research areas, faculty labs, cores and centers.
View listings of our Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology faculty with links to their bios.
Read the latest research news and faculty awards from the department.
Seminars and Lectures
Seminar Series: View the exciting speakers we have scheduled. Our seminar series includes a happy hour reception following each speaker.
McLean Lectures: Verna and Marrs McLean shared a philosophy of civic and humanitarian responsibility and a keen commitment to education.
Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS:BCM125
Houston, TX 77030