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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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The Difficult Airway Course
October 27 2014 at 5:00 PM
Scott Hall
Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
The ABCs of Emotional Intelligence and Feedback 101: Getting Master Results
October 28 2014 at 8:00 AM
Hutzel Hospital
Featuring Patrice Weiss, M.D. Presented by the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  
Medical Specialty Lunch- Psychiatry
October 28 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 Psychiatry on Tuesday, October 28 from 12-1 pm in Scott Hall 1358. Would you like to know where a specialty in Psychiatry 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.
Understanding atherosclerosis from an autoimmune perspective
October 28 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featauring Harley Tse, Ph.D., WSU professor of Immunology and Microbiology and of the WSU Cardiovascular Research Institute. Presented by the WSU Department of Immunology and Microbiology.  
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