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Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

The mission of the Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences is to provide students with highly effective and quality educational experiences that address contemporary challenges directly impacting public health, healthcare, environmental and workplace issues.

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Janet M. Brown


Events Calendar

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Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar: New Opportunities for the Regional and Systemic Delivery of Drugs to and through the Lungs
January 28 2015 at 4:00 PM
Applebaum Building
Presented by Dr. Sandro R. P. da Rocha, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Wayne State University
Knowledge on Tap: Prof. Marvin Zalman explores wrongful conviction in America and discusses podcast ‘Serial’
January 28 2015 at 5:30 PM
Seva Restaurant
The topic of wrongful imprisonment has gained national notoriety with the podcast Serial, a spinoff of the radio program This American Life. On Jan. 28, Wayne State University criminal justice Professor Marvin Zalman will explore the show, wrongful convictions in the U.S. and what’s being done to help the innocent who are incarcerated. Join us at 5:30 p.m. at Midtown’s Seva Restaurant for WSU’s popular speaker series, Knowledge on Tap. The presentation begins at 6 p.m. Seva is located at 66 E. Forest Ave.Zalman came to Wayne State in 1980 as chair of the then new Department of Criminal Justice. Prior to that, he taught at the Criminal Justice Department at Michigan State University and in the law faculty at Ahmadu Bello University in northern Nigeria. For the last decade he studied many facets of wrongful conviction and has published many research articles and scholarly papers.Knowledge on Tap consists of live — and lively — discussions with some of Detroit’s greatest minds. The events, held bimonthly at various Midtown restaurants and bars, feature an informal presentation by a distinguished Wayne State faculty member on a topic of their choice, followed by dynamic conversation.All Knowledge on Tap events are free, open to the public — all ages welcome — and require no educational background.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar: "Estrogen Signaling and Reprogramming in Human Prostate Stem and Progenitor Cells”
February 18 2015 at 4:00 PM
Applebaum Building
Presented by Dr. Gail Prins, PhD., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Urology, University of Illinois at Chicago;
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