Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Wright State’s Weiwen Long and his research team are on the hunt for mysteries of gene that affects cancer
Weiwen Long in his lab

Wright State researcher Weiwen Long received a $1.7 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to research a gene that plays an important role in the formation and spread of lung cancer and other cancers. Continue reading

In memoriam: Heather Hostetler

In memoriam: Heather Hostetler

Heather Hostetler had served as associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University since 2009. Continue reading

Wright State’s Julian Gomez-Cambronero lands visiting professorship at Harvard

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Professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero will serve as a visiting professor at Harvard as part of a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant. Continue reading

Wright State names Madhavi Kadakia professor and chair of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Madhavi P. Kadakia has been appointed chair of Wright State’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Continue reading

Gene queen

Wright State’s Madhavi Kadakia using her genomics skills to battle cancer
Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State biochemistry and molecular biology professor Madhavi Kadakia uses a high-tech sequencer and her expertise in genetics to diagnose and treat cancer. Continue reading

Dieter E. Nevels appointed executive director and CFO of Boonshoft School of Medicine

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Dieter Nevels has been appointed executive director and chief financial officer of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Julian Gomez-Cambronero recognized with prestigious award in Spain, planned successful research conference in New York

Julian G. Cambronero, Ph.D. speaking in his birth town of Manzanares, Spain after receiving the “Hijo Predilecto de la Ciudad” award.

The professor of biochemistry and molecular biology organized an international academic conference and received a prestigious award in his hometown in Spain. Continue reading

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Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomes the class of 2018 at special convocation ceremony on Saturday, July 26

110 future physicians and their families and friends will gather as students don their white coats and celebrate the start of their medical education
New students leaving the White Coat Ceremony in July 2013.

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine will welcome 110 students during a special ceremony on Saturday, July 26. Continue reading

Bob Weisman – A Remembrance

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Robert (Bob) Weisman passed away on July 2, 2014, at the age of 77, leaving a great void in the Wright State family. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine names Michael Leffak, interim chair of Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Michael Leffak, Ph.D., (left) with researchers in his lab.

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has named Michael Leffak, Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Continue reading