Research Areas

The Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences is composed of world-renowned scientists that have multidisciplinary expertise in areas that span fundamental biochemistry and cutting edge biomedical science. Contemporary biomedical science traverses discovery, preclinical and clinical research. As such, our active research fields include MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND DRUG DISCOVERY, METABOLISM & CELL BIOLOGY and STEM CELLS & CANCER BIOLOGY.

Our scientists use high-throughput biological and modern drug discovery methods that are at the forefront of biomedical research in the world.
 
Our labs are located throughout the McMaster campus and affiliated hospitals and are associated with collaborative research institutes.