Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)


Realize your scientific aspirations in an academic program that trains future biochemists and molecular biologists to think at the highest scientific level and contribute to breakthroughs that will battle disease and save lives. Wright State’s biochemistry and molecular biology major offers you a terrific start toward achieving those goals.

You will benefit from active learning, student-centered teaching strategies. Your development will be encouraged through the generation of learning portfolios, one-on-one faculty engagement, and hands-on research opportunities.

Faculty members and student peers will help increase your academic knowledge, enhance your social and teamwork skills, and give you valuable research- and nonresearch-related growth experiences. If you plan to pursue pre-med or other pre-health studies, this program offers you a strong foundation.

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Success Stories

Christina Davis, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, works as a research assistant at the Air Force Research Laboratory.
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.

Department News

Hard work pays off

Wright State University students win cash for research contest
The Festival of Research, hosted by Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics, provided undergraduate and graduate students a chance to showcase their research.

Wright State researchers launch novel breast cancer research

Weiwen Long, associate professor and associate chair of biochemistry and molecular biology, is working to uncover how a protein reduces the effectiveness of hormone therapies in some breast cancer patients.

Wright State’s undergraduate biochemistry and molecular biology program receives full national accreditation

Accreditation by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology means that Wright State’s bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology meets rigorous national standards.

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