Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) at the University of Tennessee. We are home to almost 400 undergraduate majors at the University of Tennessee. Our research teams of faculty, undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are working on hot topics that range from molecular structure to organismal levels. Browse our web site to learn more about our research, and be sure to check our latest news and upcoming events. See also the Message from the Head.
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» BCMB TOP NEWS: The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation on Dec. 4. The following BCMB faculty have received the following awards:
John Koontz, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received the Lorayne W. Lester Award, established to recognize faculty and staff who have demonstrated outstanding service to the college and its various constituencies.
Interdepartmental Collaboration in Scholarship and Research Award (highlights successful teamwork among faculty across disciplines and specialties):
Jim C. Hall, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology
Rebecca A. Prosser, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology
Dr. Barry Bruce's role in the ARL Director’s Strategic Initiative award is featured in the 2011 ARL Annual Review on page 19