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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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Update on Scleroderma Management 2016
May 2 2016 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Maureen Mayes, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Internal Medicine and the Elizabeth Bidgood Chair of Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics for the University of Texas - Houston Medical School. Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
Cardiology Echo Board Review- Physics
May 2 2016 at 1:00 PM
DMC Heart Hospital
Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
Town Hall
May 3 2016 at 9:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Arline Geronimus, Sc.D., professor of Health Behavior and Health Education for the School of Public Health and research professor for the Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research at University of Michigan. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Pulmonary Sleep Medicine Core Lectures and Case Conference
May 3 2016 at 11:00 AM
Harper University Hospital
Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
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