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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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Red Cross Blood Drive
September 2 2014 at 11:00 AM
Scott Hall
The Red Cross will conduct at blood drive Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Scott Hall. Donate at your convenience by making an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org (use the sponsor code WSUMED). Walk-ins are also welcome.
AMP-activated Protein Kinase in the Aged Heart
September 2 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Ji Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology for the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at State University of New York. Presented by the WSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology                                                     
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
September 3 2014 at 7:30 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Dr. Folbe. Presented by the WSU Department of Otolaryngology.
CSF Rhinorrhea
September 3 2014 at 8:30 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Dr. Cohen. Presented by the WSU Department of Otolaryngology.
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