Manchester University

Jeff Osborne
Molecular MachineryProfessor of Chemistry
College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences
Director of Biology-Chemistry, Medical Practicum,
& Population Health Programs
Office 260-982-5075  Fax 260-901-8240
313 Science Center, Manchester University
604 E. College Avenue, North Manchester, IN 46962

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Recent    First Year Seminar: Energy & Society,    Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry Lab,    General Chemistry I,    General Chemistry I Lab,    General Chemistry II,    General Chemistry II Lab,    Environmental Chemistry,    Biochemistry I   and    Lab,    Biochemistry II,    Medical Practicum,    Global Disease,    Seminar in Global Health,    Health Science Practicum,    Internship.

Older    Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab,    Chemical Science,    Organic Chemistry I and Lab,    Physical Chemistry II and Lab,    Biochemistry II Lab,    Instrumental Analysis,    Special Problems,    Intensive Studies in Spanish.

Lab    Novel biodegradation of pharmaceuticals and pollutants.

Computer-based   enviPath and EAWAG Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database pathways:     1,5-anhydro-D-fructose (fungal),    cocaine,    cypermethrin,    ibuprofen,    iminodisuccinate,    nitrate (anaerobic),    permethrin,    starch oligomer.   

Pedagogy   Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning activities for biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and general chemistry.

Health-related   Manchester University Medical Practicum.

Scientific References
-At MU    Full text article search 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),    Interlibrary Loan Article Request.
-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,    PubChem,    CommonChemistry,    enviPath,    EAWAG Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database,    KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genomes and Genes,    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute,    Molecular Movies,    RCSB PDB Molecule of the Month,    Molecular Machinery (Poster, Interactive),    Metabolic Pathways Poster,    Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chart,    Metabolic MiniMaps,    Global Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2.
-Journals    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.

MU Pharmacogenomics graduate programs,    PharmGKB Pharmacogenomics Knowledgebase,    G2C2 Genetics/Genomics Competency Center,    dbSNP Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Database,    CPIC Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium,    Pharmacogenomics Resources at the National Cancer Institute,    Pharmacogenomics Certification through the RxGenomix Training Program.   

Health in Society
Community Health Worker training at MU,    Global Health NOW at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,    Public Health Newswire by the APHA,    Chochrane evidence for health decision making,    Human Development Index data from United Nations,    In the Pipeline blog on drug discovery and the pharma industry.   

Energy in Society
The Energy Transition Show podcast,    The Energy Gang podcast,    The Interchange podcast,    Vaclav Smil's publications,    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute,    Solar Renewable Energy Certificates,    Superpower is an excellent book about the struggle to integrate the U.S. grid,    Powering the 21st Century by Wind provides a thorough overview.   

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,    Coaching for Leaders.

Software and Apps
ChemSketch,     Mendeley,    FirstGlance in Jmol,    Nanome,    SciFinder,    PyMOL,    Swiss-PDBViewer,    AutoDesk MolecularViewer,    Notepad++,    FoldIt,    Folding@home,    OsmAnd.

Science Seminars,    ACS Student Organization,    Pre-Professionals of Science Student Organization,    Pre-Pharmacy Club,    MU Pharmacy News,    Biology-Chemistry Major,    Medical Practicum,    Population Health Major,    ChetAdvisor,    Registrar.

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Manchester University

Jeff Osborne    19 September 2020