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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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Celebrating Diversity - History of African-Americans at Wayne State School of Medicine
February 1 2015
Medical Library, Vera P. Shiffman
Exhibit on the "History of African-Americans at the Wayne State University School of Medicine".
Spectrum of Kidney Disease in HIV
February 2 2015 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Zeenat Yousuf Bhat, M.D., WSU assistant professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine. Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.  
Redefining Health Care: ACA, SGR, VBR, What Does it All Mean?
February 3 2015 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Barbara Levy, M.D., vice president for Health Policy, Advocacy Division, the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Redefining Health Care: ACA, SGR, VBR, What does it all Mean?
February 3 2015 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Barbara Levy, M.D. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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