Manchester University

Jeff Osborne
Professor of Chemistry
College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences
Program Director of Biology-Chemistry
Program Director of the Medical Practicum
Coordinator of Pre-Pharmacy
Office 260-982-5075  Fax 260-901-8240
313 Science Center
Manchester University
604 E. College Avenue
North Manchester, IN 46962


2017-2018    General Chemistry I Lab,    Biochemistry I   and    Lab,    Medical Practicum,   General Chemistry II Lab,    Environmental Chemistry,    Biochemistry II.
Previous   Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab,   Chemical Science,   General Chemistry I,   General Chemistry II,    Organic Chemistry I and Lab,   Physical Chemistry II and Lab,   Biochemistry II Lab,   Instrumental Analysis,    Special Problems,   Internship,   Health Science Practicum.

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.

ADVISING  ->Separate advising web page
MU Courses   
-Majors    Biology-Chemistry,    Chemistry,    Medical Technology (Medical Laboratory Scientist),    All Related Majors.   
-4 year plans    Biology-Chemistry,    Chemistry,    2 Year Pre-Pharmacy  (Early Assurance Program),    Biology-Chemistry from 2 Year Pre-Pharmacy,    Biology-Chemistry (3 Year Fast Forward) ,    Biology-Chemistry (3 year Fast Forward) from 2 Year Pre-Pharmacy,    Medical Technology,    Biology-Chemistry B.S. & Pharmacogenomics M.S. 3+1.   
-General planning sheets    Four-years,    Weekly schedule,   and    Manchester Core,    What Chemistry should I take in the Spring?,    Biology-Chemistry and Pre-Pharmacy First-Year Advising.
-2018-2019 class lists    Summer,    Fall,    January,    January Travel,   and    Spring.
-Useful    Academic calendar,    Catalog,    AP credit scores,    Registrar,    The Pre-Med Years Podcast.

-Research    MU 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Internships in Pharmaceutical Sciences;    Off-campus summer research;    ACS internship, co-op, and research.   
-Internships    Shepherd Summer Internship here and here (PEAC-110 Intro. to Peace Studies required before summer),    Pathways Summer Service,    85 Hope free clinic in Wabash,    Matthew 25 free clinic in Ft. Wayne.   
-International    Study abroad,    BCA for Science Majors,    Fulbright Scholars,    Medical Practicum.
-Training    Certified Nursing Assisant (CNA),    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),    Medical Scribe,    Phlebotomist,    Medical Assistant,    Community Health Worker,    Health Navigator.

Professional School
-Pharmacist    Doctor of Pharmacy   
-Physician    Fast Track program with Marion University College of Osteopathic Medicine,    Latin American Medical School (free!),    Osteopathic Medical College Information Book,    Khan Academy prep for MCAT,    MCAT exam prep testimonials,    What's on the MCAT Exam?,    MCAT study plan,    MCAT Course-Mapping Tool,    MCAT Content in Sociology and Psychology Textbooks,    The Pre-Med Years Podcast,    Kevin and Indira's Guide to Getting into Med School,    The MCAT Podcast.   
-Physician Assistant    Before PA School,    Pre-PA info,    Trust Me-I'm a PA Pre-PA blog (see its Archive).   
-Pharmacogenomics    Masters in Pharmacogenomics,    Biology-Chemistry B.S. & Pharmacogenomics M.S. 3+1.   
-Related    Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Care Programs,    Post Baccalaureate Centralized Application Service,    National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment.   

Graduate School
GRE Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Practice Exam,    Planning for Chemistry Grad School,    Grad School Reality Check.   

Biology-Chemistry Career Services,    Biology-Chemistry careers,    Biology-Chemistry career handout,    Chemistry Career Services,    Pre-Pharmacy Career Services,    Environmental Studies Career Services,    Purpose or Ikigai.

Recommendation Letters
Advice,    How to ask.

Communicating with Public
Guide for scientists responding to criticism in public policy debates,    How to convince someone when facts fail,    Advice for scientists on how to deal with legal challenges,    A Scientist's Guide to Talking with the Media,    Union of Concerned Scientists,    Real Climate,,    The Spirit of Inquiry,    Christer Watson's columns,    March for Science 2017,    Reddit ACS AMA's.

-At MU    Chemical,    Biochemical,    Pharmaceutical,    Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry (over MU network),    SciFinder,    Proquest Health & Medical Complete ( Off-Campus),    Science Direct College Edition Health & Life Science ( Off-Campus).
-Other Books    Biochemistry (5th ed.) by Berg et al.,    Foundations of Biochemistry (4th ed.) by Loertscher et al,    The Medical Biochemistry Page,    Biochemistry Free and Easy.   
-Other Information    PubMed,    CommonChemistry,    KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genomes and Genes,    EAWAG Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database,    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute,    Molecular Movies,    RCSB PDB Molecule of the Month,    Molecular Machinery Poster,    Metabolic Pathways Poster,    Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chart,    Metabolic MiniMaps.

Nature,    Science,    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.

ChemSketch,     Mendeley,    Swiss-PDBViewer,    Notepad++,    FoldIt,    AutoDesk MolecularViewer,    Folding@home.

Science Seminars,    ACS Student Organization,    Pre-Professionals of Science Student Organization,    Pre-Pharmacy Club,    MU Pharmacy Newsletter,    Medical Practicum,    Registrar.

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"Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition." - Mission Statement

Manchester University

Jeff Osborne    24 September 2017