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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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International Emergency Medicine Conference
February 11 2016 at 8:00 AM
Scott Hall
Featuring Terrence Mulligan, D.O., M.P.H., associate professor, director, International Emergency Medicine Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine; Janet Lin, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor and director, Health Systems Development, Center for Global Health, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago; Cecil Holliman, M.D., M.P.H., president, International Federation for Emergency Medicine, professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health Sciences, M. S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University; Stacey Chamberlain, associate professor and director of Service, Center for Global Health, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago. Presented by Wayne State University School of Medicine and Detroit Medical Center Detroit Receiving Hospital.
Pulmonary Lung Nodule Board
February 11 2016 at 11:00 AM
Dingell VA Medical Center
Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
The use of transgenic mouse models to understand testis development and fetal-maternal signaling
February 11 2016 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Pancharatnam  Jeyasuria, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & GynecologyWayne State University
Cardiology CCU Cases - Dr. Zaher Hakim
February 11 2016 at 12:00 PM
DMC Heart Hospital
Featuring Dr. Zaher Hakim. Presented by the WSU Department of Internal Medicine.
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