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Biochemistry at Westminster College

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Major Highlights

The Departments of Biology and Chemistry offer an interdisciplinary major program of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry. The major program is structured into two tracks, biological emphasis and chemical emphasis, to allow the student to pursue a more advanced study of biochemistry to fulfill their particular interests and professional goals. Both tracks require introductory biology and chemistry courses which emphasize fundamental concepts and give students a clear insight into the underlying biological and chemical principles. The Biodiversity, Biological Processes and General Chemistry courses fulfill the general degree requirements for a course in laboratory science as well as serving as foundation courses for biochemistry students.


Biological Emphasis:
Name: Dr. Jeff Mayne
Position: Associate Professor of Biology & Environmental Science
Office: Room 223, Coulter Science Center
Email: Jeff.Mayne@westminster-mo.edu
Phone: (573) 592-5272

Name:  Dr. Gabe McNett
Position: Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Office: Coulter Science Center 216
Phone: (573) 592-5395
Email: Gabe.McNett@westminster-mo.edu

Chemical Emphasis:
Name: Bernie Hansert
Position: Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: Room 325, Coulter Science Center
Email: Bernie.hansert@westminster-mo.edu
Phone: (573) 592-5216

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Mike Amspoker, Professor of Biology
Dr. Glen Frerichs, Professor of Chemistry
Associate Professor: B. Hansert, I. Unger, D.Holliday, J. Mayne, G. McNett
Assistant Professors: , J. Kenney-Hunt, C. Halsey
Visiting Assistant Professors: S. Vanderpool, R. Zumwalt
Visiting Instructor: R. Frederick, A George, E. Lockwood, C. Rega

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