Department of Biochemistry - biochemical research for basic science in Berlin
The Department of Biochemistry is part of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Group and is located on the Campus Mitte of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin since August 2012. It represents the field in teaching and research. Students of human medicine, dentistry, biology and other disciplines are trained at the institute. The research staff is involved in the various Collaborative Research Centers of the German Research Foundation, national and international collaborative projects and the Cluster of Excellence "Neurocure".
Our Department has an exciting, almost 100 year long history that is associated among many other findings, to the discovery of ATP and the Rapoport shunt. Read more on 'About the Institute'.