Jeff Osborne
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
260-982-5075
jposborne@manchester.edu
Manchester University

TEACHING
2014-2015  General Chemistry I and Lab, Biochemistry I and Lab, Medical Practicum, General Chemistry II and Lab, Biochemistry II.
Previous  Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab, Chemical Science, Environmental Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I and Lab, Physical Chemistry II and Lab, Biochemistry II Lab, Instrumental Analysis, Special Problems, Internship.

RESEARCH
Lab  Novel biodegradation of pharmaceuticals and pollutants.
Computer-based  EAWAG Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database pathways with Biochemistry II students:   permethrin, cypermethrin, ibuprofen, cocaine, starch oligomer, 1,5-anhydro-D-fructose (fungal), iminodisuccinate, nitrate (anaerobic).
Pedagogy  Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning activities for biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and general chemistry.
Health-related  Manchester University Medical Practicum.

BIO/CHEMICAL
Information   CommonChemistry contains information about common chemicals from Chemical Abstracts Service, KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genomes and Genes displays metabolic pathways, The Medical Biochemistry Page is an online biochemistry textbook from IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute, Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry is an online biochemistry textbook available through MU network connection, University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database collects microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways, pharmaceutical at MU.
References   Chemical at MU, biochemical at MU, PubMed, SciFinder, Proquest Health & Medical Complete, Science Direct College Edition Health & Life Science.
Journals   Nature, Science Magazine, PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Biochemistry, Trends in Biochemical Sciences, Environmental Science and Technology, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Biodegradation, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, Biotechniques Journal, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, Journal of Chemistry Education.
Software   ChemSketch, Swiss-PDBViewer, Notepad++.

ADVISING
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Off-campus summer research >
ACS internship, co-op, and research >
Pathways Summer Service >
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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY
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CONTACT
Dr. Jeffrey P. Osborne
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
313 Science Center
Manchester University
604 E. College Avenue
North Manchester, IN 46962
260-982-5075  Fax 260-901-8240
jposborne@manchester.edu



Jeff Osborne     27 April 2015     http://users.manchester.edu/Facstaff/JPOsborne/index.htm