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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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Management of the Sexually Assaulted Patient
January 6 2015 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Kimberly Hurst, chief executive officer of the Wayne County Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner's Program. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Hospital Acquired Toxicology
January 8 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sinai-Grace Hospital
This session of the Toxicology Quarterly Rounds will focus on hospital acquired toxicology, including evaluation and treatment of the agitated patient, the newer anticoagulant reversal agents and sedative-hypnotic withdrawal.
Operative Vaginal Delivery
January 13 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sinai-Grace Hospital
Featuring Edward Yeomans, M.D., professor and Robert H. Messer, M.D., endowed chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Fetal Acid-Base Balance
January 13 2015 at 9:00 AM
Sinai-Grace Hospital
Featuring Edward Yeomans, M.D., professor and Robert H. Messer, M.D., endowed chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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