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

TEACHING
2013-2014  General Chemistry I and Lab, Biochemistry I and Lab, Medical Practicum, Intensive Studies in Spanish, Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry II, General Chemistry II Lab.
Previous  Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab, Chemical Science, 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  University of Minnesota 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.
Software   ChemSketch, Swiss-PDBViewer, Notepad++.

ADVISING
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Off-campus summer research >
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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     28 January 2014     http://users.manchester.edu/Facstaff/JPOsborne/index.htm