Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Journal joy

Research by Wright State senior Marquise Crosby accepted for publication in prestigious science journal

Marquise Crosby, a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, works as a lab assistant at Wright-Patterson in the Soft Matter Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate. Continue reading

Microbe management

Wright State students Christina Davis and Andrea Poole help team win gold in international synthetic biology competition

As interns at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology students developed a research project for a pill to prevent or minimize bacterial illness among deployed military personnel. Continue reading

Wright State researchers are attacking breast cancer

Julian Gomez-Cambronero works with members of his laboratory to find the molecular mechanisms that lead to breast cancer cell growth and invasiveness. Continue reading

Wright State professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero to be recognized in his native Spain for scientific work

Wright State scientist Julian Gomez-Cambronero will receive the prestigious Communications Award conferred by Cadena SER. Continue reading

Workings of protein hold keys to new cancer treatments

Kwang-Jin Cho, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is working to find better anti-cancer drugs in his lab. Continue reading

Wright State University awarded prestigious Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative from the Office of Naval Research

The Wright State project is focused on discovering epigenetic biomarkers that identify individuals who could benefit from high-intensity training. Continue reading

Search party

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

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

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