Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology

The Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to:

  • Establishing a leading research program in drug discovery, design, and delivery
  • Creating innovative approaches to facilitate drug design and discovery
  • Training scientists in basic research in drug design and discovery
  • Translating basic science research into therapeutic applications
  • Training scientists and physicians to translate results from basic research to clinical applications

Research Interests

Our research interests cover a broad spectrum of topics including chemical biology, drug delivery, drug discovery, computational biology, molecular genetics and genomics, protein design, protein structure, function and evolution and psychopharmacology. Please take a moment to learn more about our diverse faculty and research