USA Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is a dynamic research intensive basic science department of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Our teaching mission includes instruction in medical biochemistry for undergraduate medical students and lectures on biochemistry to graduate students in the multidisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Graduate Program. Postdoctoral fellows participate in departmental and College of Medicine training experiences. Faculty members also participate in undergraduate research programs in the summer.

Areas of research interest include:

Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology

Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology 

  • Mitosis and cell cycle control
  • Metastasis/migration

 

Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases 

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes 

 

Lung Diseases

Lung Diseases 

  • Acute lung injury
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary hypertension


Contact Us

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
5851 USA Dr. N., MSB Room 2320
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6402
Fax: (251) 460-6850

Shelia King
Grants Administration Specialist I
Phone: (251) 460-6851
Fax: (251) 460-6850
Email: sheliaking@southalabama.edu