Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wright State to host 19th Annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium

Tanya Paull, professor in molecular genetics and microbiology at Texas at Austin, and Sergei Mirkin, professor and biology chair at Tufts, will deliver keynote addresses. 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

Douglas W. Leaman named dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo. Continue reading

Experiencing potential of precision medicine

Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student Bill Elder and Madhavi Kadakia, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discuss the promise of precision medicine, or personalizing a patient’s treatment based on his or her genetic makeup. … 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

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

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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Bob Weisman – A Remembrance

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

Video—Blue beetle could be key to fountain of youth

Dean Rider

It’s not a magical water source or a fantasy fountain, but Wright State University researchers may be close to finding a fountain of youth. Wright State researchers are on a mission to find the fountain of youth and it’s all … Continue reading

Beetle mania: Wright State researcher investigates insect’s secret to long life

Dean Rider

Wright State researcher Dean Rider is trying to learn blue beetle’s secret to a long life. Continue reading