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Open Rank Faculty Position available at the Biomolecular Sciences Institute


The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position to support continued growth of its biophysics and biochemistry programs.

BSI researchers search DNA for ways to battle bacteria resistant to antibiotics


The National Institutes of Health awarded BSI researchers nearly $2 million to study how targeting bacterial DNA can be used to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Mentoring by BSI faculty launched Ph.D. graduates into diverse career paths


Ph.D. students mentored by BSI faculty have been extraordinarily successful in their career pursuits and have entered very diverse career paths both within and beyond academia.

Upcoming Events

Probing Protein Conformational Dynamics from Single Molecules to Single Living Cells

11/17/2017 01:30 PM

Dr. Peter Lu from Bowling Green State University will host a seminar on single molecule biophysics.

Dr. Susan Wallace from the University of Vermont will host a lecture.

12/01/2017 11:00 AM

Dr. Susan Wallace from the University of Vermont will host a lecture on "Hide and seek: How do DNA glycosylases locate oxidatively damaged DNA bases amidst a sea of undamaged bases."

Altor BioScience: Translating Research into Novel Cancer Immunotherapies

12/04/2017 01:00 PM

Dr. Hing C. Wong will host a lecture. Dr. Wong is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Miramar-based Altor BioScience, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases.

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