About Us

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Welcome to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Professor Ian van Driel

The Department offers an exciting environment for the study of molecular life sciences. We use our strengths in research as a foundation for the delivery of high quality courses to our undergraduate and graduate students in biomedicine, science and medicine.

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Our Affiliation with Bio21 Institute

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. The Department administration, teaching staff, and student laboratories are located in the Medical Building on the main Parkville campus of the University. Since the opening of the Bio21 Institute in 2005, researchers within our Department have been located in the new facility on Flemington Road. Researchers at Bio21 are from a number of different Departments and Schools at the University of Melbourne and include biochemists, chemists, geneticists, zoologists, computational biologists, pharmacologists, engineers and dental scientists.

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