School of Biosciences and Medicine

Department of Biochemical Sciences

Researchers within the Department of Biochemical Sciences study biological processes in animals and man at the behavioural, physiological, biochemical and molecular levels.

Research covers four sections; sleep, chronobiology, cardiovascular sciences, and immunology. Research within these sections uses state-of-the-art techniques and facilities to investigate problems related to human health and wellbeing.

The Department contributes to the teaching of undergraduate degree programmes in Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, and Biological Sciences, and to postgraduate taught programmes.

Please visit our School of Biosciences and Medicine research pages for more information on the research activity within Department of Biochemical Sciences.

Sections in the Department of Biochemical Sciences

Head of Department

Name Role
Professor John McVey Head, Department of Biochemical Sciences, Professor of Cardiovascular Biology