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Ourian studied molecular biology in undergrad, attended medical school at Wayne State University in Michigan, then started a residency at UCLA in anesthesiology, but dropped out before finishing.
The truth of this was shown as far back as 2013, in an experiment conducted by John Bohannon, a journalist with a doctorate in molecular biology.
A few weeks ago, 22-year-old singer-songwriter-producer Jeremy Zucker was graduating from Colorado College with a degree in molecular biology.
After graduating from Woodlawn High School, Vignarajah went to Yale University and earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and a master’s degree in political science.
Running mate: Sharon Blake, 67, former president Baltimore Teachers Union Education: bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, master’s degree in political science, law degree, all from Yale University.
The central Illinois native was finishing his doctoral degree there in molecular biology.
That landmark discovery, made possible by the x-ray crystallography work of Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, put Francis Crick and James Watson at the forefront of the burgeoning field of molecular biology.
The tools of molecular biology, including nucleic acid sequencing, developed through the latter half of the 20th century, finally helped open the vault on the origins of the 1918 pandemic.
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medical Definition of molecular biology
- Molecular biology experiments proved that small pieces of DNA did sometimes move within or between chromosomes, thereby triggering changes in gene expression.
- —John Rennie, Scientific American, March 1993
- The test is based on several recent advances in molecular biology, including the new insight that cells slip into the uncontrolled growth known as cancer through defects in specific enzymes that monitor and control division.
- —Lawrence K. Altman, The New York Times, 11 Oct. 1994
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