Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)


Sep 22, 2016
The Wright State project is focused on discovering epigenetic biomarkers that identify individuals who could benefit from high-intensity training.
Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
Apr 12, 2016

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will host the Partab T. Varandani Memorial Lecture, "Neuroendocrine Regulation of Nutrient Metabolism by FGF21," on Thursday, April 14, at 2 p.m., in the Gandhi Auditorium of White Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The speaker will be David Mangelsdorf, Ph.D., a leader in the field of nuclear receptors, a family of transcription factors that have universal roles governing transcriptional programs during development,...

Aug 13, 2015
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.
Aug 10, 2015
Heather Hostetler had served as associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University since 2009.
Jul 16, 2015
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. …
Jun 23, 2015
Professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero will serve as a visiting professor at Harvard as part of a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant.
Jan 30, 2015

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Dr. Yong-jie Xu, faculty in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, a 5 year grant worth $1.295 Million to study Signaling Mechanism of the DNA Replication Checkpoint.

Jan 13, 2015
Wright State biochemistry and molecular biology professor Madhavi Kadakia uses a high-tech sequencer and her expertise in genetics to diagnose and treat cancer.
Jan 12, 2015

Dr. Kadakia received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology from the University of Mumbai, and her Ph.D. in infectious diseases and microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh. After completing postdoctoral fellowships at the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, she came to Wright State in 1999. Dr. Kadakia is a professor in the Biochemistry and...


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