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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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Obstetric Emergencies for the Non-Obstetric Anesthesiologist
September 17 2014 at 7:00 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Lydia Grondin, M.D., assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
Acute Rhinosinusitis and Complications
September 17 2014 at 7:30 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Dr. Johnson. Presented by the WSU Department of Otolaryngology.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Conference: The Power of One
September 17 2014 at 11:30 AM
John Dingell VAMC
Featuring retired Sgt. Douglas Szczepanski, speaking on behalf of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes and formerly of the Michigan Army National Guard. He served in Iraq and was the victim of a suicide bomber attack. He courageously fought for his life and now shares his story. Presented by the WSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.  
Manganese-enhanced MRI (MEMRI): A Discovery Tool for Unmasking Incipient Diabetic Retinal Disease
September 17 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D., professor of the WSU Department of Anatomy/Cell Biology and of Ophthalmology. Presented by the WSU Department of Anatomy/Cell Biology.
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