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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Department of Biological Sciences
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Department of Biological Sciences
1W14 Jonsson-Rowland Science Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 Eighth Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590

Phone: (518) 276-6446
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Biochemistry focuses on the interconversion of compounds in the many complex reactions of life, on the mechanisms whereby enzymes catalyze and regulate these reactions, and the function and structure of the molecular components of living organisms.

At Rensselaer

Biochemistry researchers are tackling exciting questions using interdisciplinary approaches and advancing the frontiers of research in both the basic life sciences as well as in applied field such as medicine and biotechnology.

Faculty Researchers


Blanca Barquera

Christopher Bystroff

Susan Gilbert

George Makhatadze

Patrick Maxwell

Chunyu Wang

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

James Kempf

K.V. Lakshmi

Robert Linhardt

Linda McGown

Mark Platt

Mark Wentland

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Steven Cramer

Jonathan Dordick

Ravi Kane

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Department of Biological Sciences