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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology have become central to the biological revolution that is transforming the life of all humans. Our goal is to prepare students for active participation in this exciting area of human endeavor, by investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying biological processes, with emphasis by focusing on the relationship between macromolecular structure and function. Our research programs range from investigations of the detailed interactions of biological molecules and to broad studies of evolutionary processes. The department has undergone a major expansion in the area of in structural biology, with new faculty who have nationally ranked programs in x-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance. Read more.

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Fatigue: Recognizing Sufficient Sleep and Sleep Hygiene
September 27 2016 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Robert Welch, M.D., M.S.A., F.A.C.O.G., vice chair of Clinical Operations, WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Conducting Effective Performance Reviews
September 27 2016 at 12:00 PM
Performance reviews are a powerful tool that can be tied directly to a department’s overall productivity and success.  Help your managers effectively use your performance review process and tools.   Learning Objectives: Identify performance outcomes – ‘what a good job looks like’ Accurately document performance issues and success Provide effective feedback to employees Complete performance appraisal forms and hold conversations with employees Learn how to work with employees year round to achieve desired results
The Role of Vascular Remodeling During Leishmania Infection
September 27 2016 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
This faculty candidate seminar features Tiffany Weinkopff, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Presented by the WSU Department of Immunology and Microbiology.
Blood Transfusion: Is 1 Unit Really Enough?
September 28 2016 at 7:00 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Matthew Jeranek, M.D. Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
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