Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers study how changes in diet affect intestine

The research study “Dietary Fatty Acids Sustain the Growth of the Human Gut Microbiota” was published online in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Continue reading

Madhavi Kadakia selected to be fellow in academic medicine program for women

Madhavi Kadakia, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, will serve as a fellow in the ELAM Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine. Continue reading

More than skin deep

Wright State alum Katherine Heminger excels as a scientist with Procter and Gamble

Katherine Heminger returned to the university to teach a seminar and meet with Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program students. Continue reading

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 wins $1 million grant to expand undergraduate research in College of Science and Mathematics

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

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