Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
MSC 08 4670
Fitz Hall, Room 249
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-3333
Fax: (505) 272-6587


View the current schedule for seminars and Journal Club.

Join Our Faculty

Tenure-track Assistant Professor: The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Individuals engaged in cancer research, especially in the areas of cancer metabolism and/or hormone-dependent malignancies, are encouraged to apply at UNM Jobs.

Celebrate With Us!

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. As a founding department of New Mexico's first medical school, the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is also observing our 50th anniversary - and we invite you to help us celebrate.

Save the Date


New Faculty

Meilian Liu, PhD

Meilian Liu has joined the department as assistant professor. Dr. Liu studies the browning of adipose tissue, adipokine assembly and secretion, and adipokine-mediated communication between adipose tissue and other organs using in vivo, ex vivo, cell culture and in vitro approaches. She came to UNM from UT Health Sciences Center in San Antonio.

Remembering Robert Loftfield


Please join us in remembering the founding chair of our department, Robert B. Loftfield, PhD.