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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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Modeling Comorbid Post-Traumatic Stress Disoder and Substance Abuse Disorders in Rats
March 6 2015 at 1:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Shane Perrine, Ph.D., assistant professor of WSU Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. Presented by the WSU Department of Pharmacology.
Endoscopic Ultrasound and GI Cancers
March 9 2015 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring M. Raza Anees, M.D., chief of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division for the John D. Dingell Veterans Administration Medical Center. Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
The Identfication and Management of Women at High Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer
March 10 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sinai-Grace Hospital
Featuring Kevin Hughes, M.D., surgical director of Breast Screening and co-director of the Avon Comprehensive Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Memory-Based Medicine vs. Clinical Decision Support, How Do You Want Your Loved Ones Cared For?
March 10 2015 at 9:00 AM
Sinai-Grace Hospital
Featuring Kevin Hughes, M.D., surgical director of Breast Screening and co-director of the Avon Comprehensive Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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