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Biomolecular Research

Biomolecular researcherThe Biomolecular Cluster of the Health Sciences Research Institute brings together research programs that tackle health-related problems at the molecular level.

Since the mechanisms of disease originate from molecular interactions, members of the Biomolecular Cluster utilize a wide array of sophisticated techniques to elucidate the structures, dynamics, and interactions of biological molecules.

This cluster facilitates the research programs of its members by:

  • Fostering interdisciplinary partnerships to increase extramural (grant) funding for research and training
  • Housing shared instrumentation
  • Subsidizing costs for maintaining the instrumentation
  • Hosting journal clubs, retreats, and training workshops for complex instrumentation.

This research cluster is comprised of faculty members from the School of Natural Sciences and the School of Engineering.