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School of Molecular Biosciences

Molecular Biosciences can be viewed as a dynamic continuum in which approaches derived from chemistry, physics and biology are utilized to address the fundamental mechanisms of living things. The School of Molecular Biosciences offers exciting opportunities for students to explore a wide range of future career paths in the life sciences. More->

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SMB News and Announcements

  • Dr. Pat Hunt elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences, joining Dr. Smerdon in this elite group. Congratulations!

    Jul 27, 2015

    SMB's Dr. Pat Hunt has been elected into the Washington State Academy of Sciences for 2015. Click here for the WSU News story: Four elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences.



  • Research Spotlight: A recent publication from the lab of Dr. Mike Konkel entitled "Intestinal Microbiota Modulate Campylobacter jejuni Colonization of Mice,"

    Jul 08, 2015
    Research Spotlight: A recent publication from the lab of Dr. Mike Konkel entitled "Intestinal Microbiota Modulate Campylobacter jejuni Colonization of Mice," published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology was included in Editor Spotlights
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  • Congratulations to Dr. Steven Roberts as his Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Breakthrough Award was recommended for funding!

    Jun 23, 2015
    The Department of Defense (DoD) office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) has informed Steve Roberts that the Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Breakthrough Award - Funding Level 1 application he submitted is recommended for funding. The application was entitled “Synthetic Lethality between APOBEC-Induced DNA Damage and Base Excision Repair Inhibition as a Treatment Strategy for Breast Cancer”
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  • Congratulations Raven Symone Conyers

    May 21, 2015

    Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Raven Symone Conyers who was one of 15 national students who secured travel funding from the Genetics Society of America (GSA) to attend the 20th annual international C. elegans meeting at UCLA in June 2015. Raven works in the lab of Dr. Jenny Watts studying fat metabolism and aging.

    http://www.genetics-gsa.org/media/releases/GSA_PR_2015_Undergraduate_Travel_Awards.html


  • Grant Funding News!

    Apr 17, 2015
    Good news on the funding front, as four significant new research grants have been awarded to SMB faculty in the last few weeks. Drs. Susan Wang and Eric Shelden will be receiving funding from the NSF. Dr. Pat Hunt will receive a new RO1 grant from the NIH and Dr. Jon Oatley’s NIH renewal RO1 application has also been funded. To learn more about these research projects, visit www.smb.wsu.edu/research.

Upcoming Events & Seminars

  • Sep 03, 2015

    SMB Seminar Series
    Dr. Ahna Skop
    presents
    The mystery and beauty of asymmetric cell division
    12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

    BLS 402


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