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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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Advances in Invasive/Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Monitoring
July 23 2014 at 6:30 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Jason Booth, M.D. Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
Feedback Along the Educational Continuum
July 23 2014 at 1:00 PM
Dingell VA Medical Center
Featuring Lisa MacLean, M.D., WSU assistant dean of Student Affairs and Career Development. Presented by the WSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.
Local Anesthetic Toxicity: Past, Present and Future
July 30 2014 at 6:30 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Chima Nzerem, D.O. Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
Panel Discussion: Introduction to the Clinical Competency Committee
July 30 2014 at 1:00 PM
Dingell VA Medical Center
Featuring Heidi Kromei, PH.D., academic director fo rthe Detriot Medical Center Graduate Medical Education; Paul Dougherty, M.D., program director of the orthopaedic surgery residency program for the Detroit Medical Center/Providence Hospital; and Vicky Diaz, M.S.N., Ph.D., associate program director of the WSU Department of Neurosurgery. Presented by the WSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.
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