The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology participates in the following Faculty of Veterinary Medicine research programmes:

  • Regenerative Medicine, Stem cells and Cancer
  • Infection & Immunity
  • Fertility & Reproduction

The department also participates in the following university focus area:

The research topics include:

  • Membrane dynamics in host pathogen interactions
  • Membrane dynamics of lipid droplets in normal and diseased liver
  • Membrane dynamics during fertilization
  • Regulatory mechanisms of MHC class II restricted antigen presentation
  • Intercellular communication via extracellular vesicles
  • The molecular mechanism of oocyte maturation