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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 Severe Asthma
October 3 2016 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring James Rowley, M.D., WSU pProfessor of Internal Medicine, chief of Medicine for Harper University-Hutzel Women’s Hospital, chair of the Detroit Medical Center Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
How the ACOG Consensus Statement 'Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery' Promotes Doulas
October 4 2016 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Penny Simkin, registered physical therapist and childbirth educator for Great Starts Birth and Family Education, a program of Parent Trust for Washington Children. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
How ACOG Consensus Statement 'Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery' Promotes Doulas
October 4 2016 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Penny Simkin, P.T., registered physical therapist, childbirth educator and member of the Board of Consultants of Great Starts Birth and Family Education, a program of Parent Trust for Washington Children. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Creative Problem Solving
October 4 2016 at 11:00 AM
Margherio
The average 5 year old is creative 90% of the time, while the average 17 year old is creative only 10% of the time.  This drops to a mere 2% by the time we are 25 years old.  This course looks at why our creativity has been stifled, how to tap back into it and provides simple tools which will help turn new ideas into meaningful action. Learning Objectives: Cultivate a creative attitude Identify blocks that prevent creativity Overcome risk aversion Learn to look at problems from a different perspective Utilize visual tools to translate our ideas into tangible actions and useful solutions
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