Meet the Chemistry Faculty
Professor of Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999"My laboratory uses kinetic and mechanistic approaches to determine the products formed and the rate constants of reactions of the hydroxyl radical and the chlorine atom with various anthropogenic substances."
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1997"My research students and I are working specifically on the synthesis of asymmetric organic molecules that contain phosphorus, an element that plays an active role in many biochemical transformations."
Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1990"My laboratory is interested in studying the structure of proteins-more specifically, how the structure of a protein is related to its function, its stability, and how it folds into its final 3-D shape."
Clara A. Abbott Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1988"My students and I have done a wide variety of experiments over the years, starting with electrochemistry and chromatography, but now moving more toward spectroscopy."
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California, 2007"My research laboratory focuses on the design of environmentally benign catalysts to address important challenges in synthetic organic chemistry and materials science."
Cooperating faculty from other programs
Professor of Biochemistry
Ph.D., George Washington University, 1992"My research program is devoted to investigating factors that control the size and character of the immune response."
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Knox College students in the Alternatives to Consumerism class traveled in groups for a community action project that involved giving away LED light bulbs in exchange for traditional, incandescent bulbs.
Knox's new Creating Opportunities and Access in Science and Technology (COAST) initiative will offer academic and financial support to students planning on careers in biology, chemistry, and biochemistry.
Capping off Earth Month, members of the Knox College and Galesburg community gather for a Day of Service and an Earth Day Festival featuring, music, art, and information focused on the environment.
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