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Wayne State University School of Medicine

The Biomedical Science Programs through the Wayne State University School of Medicine provide outstanding graduate education, student interaction and research opportunities across all of our programs. With focus on career development and research training, our academic programs help graduate students increase their chances for future success in their chosen areas of study.


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Anatomy and Cell Biology

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Jacqueline Gauthier

I feel secure in the future of my profession. Genetics is very cutting edge and is going to change the face of medicine as we know it.

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Using human genetics to improve treatment of inflammatory diseases
October 30 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Featuring Joseph Maranville, Ph.D., senior scientist, Department of Genetics and Pharmacogenomics, Merck Research Laboratory. Presented by the WSU Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics.
“Shocking ‘Tails' from Around the World: Electric Fish in the Genomics Era.”
October 30 2014 at 12:00 PM
Scott Hall
Jason Gallant, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of ZoologyMichigan State University
Activators of G-protein Signaling Define an Unexpected Platform for Signal Processing with Broad Functional Impact
October 31 2014 at 1:00 PM
Scott Hallo
Featuring Stephen Lanier, Ph.D., Wayne State University vice president for Research and professor of pharmacology. Presented by the WSU Department of Pharmacology. Wayne State University School of Medicine    
Laboratory Safety Training
November 3 2014 at 1:00 PM
C. S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
This training addresses issues related to chemical safety, chemical waste disposal, and emergency procedures in the laboratory. It is required once for all employees who work in a lab with hazardous chemicals. This class combines the former OSHA Laboratory Standard and the Hazardous Waste & Emergency Procedures classes. Topics covered: Contents of the OSHA Lab Standard (29 CFR 1910.1450) WSU Chemical Hygiene Plan Physical and health hazards of chemicals Safety equipment in the laboratory Safe handling and storage of chemicals Safety Data Sheets, Hazard Classification & Labeling Personal protective equipment Explanation of EPA, MDEQ, and DOT regulations Explanation of the WSU Emergency Contingency Plan Laboratory employee's responsibilities as a hazardous waste generator Definitions of hazardous waste Procedures for collection, labeling, storage and removal of waste Responding to injuries, spills, fires, and other emergencies in the laboratory Click here to view the Laboatory Safety Powerpoint Presentation (note: viewing these slides does not count as training!)
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