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Case Western Reserve University

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
and MICROBIOLOGY

 

Welcome to our

department

We are a basic science department focusing on the biology of microorganisms and their interactions with their hosts. We are united in applying rigorous molecular biological applications to all our studies.

       
 

RECENT EVENTS

Department faculty receives grant to find answers to a provocative question.

Dr Brady-Kalnay is part of a team to receive a National Cancer Institute grant of nearly $2 million dollars to find ways to detect cancer earlier, using technology already in place in hospitals.


Department faculty named fellow by American Academy of Microbiology

Piet de Boer, Ph.D., has just been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.  The honor recognizes de Boer's excellence, originality, and creativity in the microbiological sciences.

Rietsch lab receives grant to study type III secreted effectors caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

The type III effectors are critical to the development of corneal disease.


Department researchers develop technique to see path of migrating cancer cells.

Technique may lead to new treatments to stop previously untreatable forms of brain cancer.


 
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