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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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Shipping Biological Substances and Dry Ice
December 1 2014 at 12:30 PM
Scott Hall
This training is for labs who ship any materials on dry ice, and certain biological materials, including human samples. Untrained personnel are not permitted to ship these materials, so this shipping must be done through the OEH&S if you don't have a trained person in your lab. Please call OEH&S for more details at 577-1200. Register by email: ab5937@wayne.edu
Long-acting Reversible Contraception: An Evidence-Based Approach to Preventing Unintended Preganancies
December 2 2014 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Lee Shulman, M.D., the Anna Ross Lapham Professor and chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicinie of Northwestern University. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Screening for Cancer Genetic Predisposition Syndromes: Screening More is not Necessarily Screening Better
December 2 2014 at 9:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Lee Shulman, M.D., the Anna Ross Lapham Professor and chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicinie of Northwestern University. Presented by the WSU Department of Obestetrics and Gynecology.
Medical Specialty Lunch- Cardiology
December 2 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
The Office of Student Affairs and the Office of Alumni Affairs is pleased to present a Medical Specialty Lunch featuring Cardiology on Tuesday, December 2 from 12-1 pm in Scott Hall 1358. Would you like to know where a specialty in Cardiology can take you?  How it will impact your personal and professional life?  What you can do to prepare for a career in this specialty?  Then join us for a discussion with alumni in the field!  Lunch will be provided for the first 20 students to arrive.  
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