Name: Bassam M. Fraij

EDUCATION: Doctorate Degree, Oklahoma State University

Major: Biochemistry


Department of Biology, Chemistry and EHS,
Benedict College, MSC 111
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone (803) 705-4449


Biochemistry (Chem 447 syllabus), Cell & Molecular Biology (Bio 448 syllabus), Microbiology (Bio 349 syllabus), Plant Physiology (Bio 444 syllabus)


Hands-on Laboratory Research Projects in biochemistry, biotechnology, and molecular biology. Research involves a focus on the role of protein post-modifications. The effect of induction or inhibition of cell death (apoptosis) by enzyme protein cross-linking.  Protein cross-linking function in regulation of growth in human breast cancer cells.  A collaborative learning environment that will enhance student preparation for postgraduate training and careers in industry.

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