Welcome to the the McHugh Laboratory! Our goal is to produce novel insights to improve human health, and to train students in biochemistry techniques and the scientific method to enable them to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in society. The group was established in 2018 at the University of California San Diego. We are in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and share UCSD's strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. We welcome all who wish to contribute to the scientific field without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. Please click the links above to learn more about our team.