Wright State University 2005-2006Undergraduate Catalog
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Admissions and
  Advising

Degrees and Areas of
  Study

Student Organizations
Biochemistry and
  Molecular Biology

Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Earth and Environmental
  Sciences

Integrated Science
Mathematics and
  Statistics

Physics
Neuroscience, Cell
  Biology and Physiology

Psychology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Professors Alter, Berberich, Leffak, Organisciak (chair), Prochaska, Reo, Weisman (emeritus)
Associate Professors Fritz (emeritus), Paietta
Assistant Professors Dennis, Kadakia, Paliy

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offers courses in metabolism, the molecular aspects of gene expression and cellular processes, and nutrition. Although the department does not have a formal baccalaureate degree program, these courses can serve as a concentration for those interested in building a background in biochemistry before pursuing a career in medicine or related biomedical sciences.

Honors Program

Under the biological sciences honors program, it is possible for students to complete an undergraduate honors thesis with a faculty member from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Students interested in this area of study need background courses in biology, other life sciences, and chemistry.
 
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