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BMB Faculty Research and Laboratory Information

Faculty members in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology conduct basic and translational research on the biochemical and molecular bases of disease, with particular emphasis on diseases affecting New Mexico’s population.

Faculty research focuses on three areas: metabolism and metabolic disease, cancer biology and cancer therapeutics and biochemistry education research. Faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and staff from the department collaborate with institutional and state programs, including UNM’s Signature Programs, The Mind Research Network, New Mexico INBRE Program, UNM Cancer Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Center and the Center for Molecular Discovery.

The scope of these research programs extends from in vitro and in cell studies to animal models, translational studies and community-based intervention, all while advancing the state’s health and education with programs at Zuni Pueblo and San Juan College.

Click on each lab below for more information.

Photo: Natalie L. Adolphi Laboratory

Natalie L. Adolphi Laboratory

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility, Room 225
Phone:  (505) 272-5064
Photo: Breast Cancer Lab

Breast Cancer Lab

Location:  Fitz Hall, Room 267
Phone:  (505) 272-4198
Photo: Chien-An (Andy) Hu Laboratory

Chien-An (Andy) Hu Laboratory

Location:  Fitz Hall, Room 264
Phone:  (505) 272-8816
Photo: Meilian Liu Laboratory

Meilian Liu Laboratory

Location:  Fitz Hall, Room 257
Phone:  (505) 272-4036
Photo: McCormick Lab

McCormick Lab

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility, Room G20
Phone:  (505) 272-7564
Photo: Robert A. Orlando Laboratory

Robert A. Orlando Laboratory

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility, Room 224
Phone:  (505) 272-5593
Photo: V-ATPase Physiology and Pathophysiology Lab

V-ATPase Physiology and Pathophysiology Lab

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility, Room G25
Phone:  (505) 272-1633
Photo: Vallabh O. "Raj" Shah Laboratory

Vallabh O. "Raj" Shah Laboratory

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility, Room 220
Phone:  (505) 272-9615
Photo: Xiang Xue Laboratory

Xiang Xue Laboratory

Location:  Biomedical Research Facility