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Faculty & Staff

Sandra M. Banks
Lecturer, Chemistry
NSB 118, 510.430.3133, smbanks@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Chemical education, organic chemistry-spectroscopy and organic chemistry reaction mechanisms

John S. Brabson
Professor of Chemistry
Program Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Program Head of Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical
NSB 128, 510.430.2203, johnb@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Antifungal compounds and their modes of action, sphingolipid metabolism in Pichia ciferrii

Kristina Faul
Professor of Geochemistry and Environmental Geology
Rhoda Goldman Professorship in Environmental Science
NSB 119, 510.430.2202, kfaul@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Oceanography, climate change, the chemistry of past oceans, paleoceanography

David Keeports
Professor of Chemistry and Physics
Department Head, Fall
NSB 125, 510.430.2162, dave@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Molecular spectroscopy, physics and chemistry education, software development

Beth Kochly
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Scheffler Chair
NSB 129, 510.430.2085, bkochly@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Mechanistic studies and reactive intermediates in organic chemistry, organic reactions in ionic liquids

Elisabeth Wade
Kilgore-Snyder Professorship
Professor of Chemistry
Department Head
Program Head of Environmental Science, Fall
NSB 117, 510.430.3132, ewade@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Chemical kinetics, atmospheric pollutants, atmospheric and combustion chemistry

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Visiting Scholars

Emily Chu
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
emchu@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Physical chemistry, chemical kinetics, atmospheric chemistry, science policy, science education, online education

Ronald Chiarello
Visiting Assistant Professor
NSB 118, 510.430.2137, rchiarello@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:00-1:00, Mondays-Fridays 10:00-12:30
Professional Interests: DNA/RNA synthesis and application development, novel labeling techniques for biomolecules, process development in biotechnology

Lauren Comfort
Lecturer, Chemistry
NSB 117, 510.430.3313, lcomfort@mills.edu
Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00-11:00 and 2:00-3:00, Tuesdays 12:00-1:00
Professional Interests: Atmospheric chemistry, science education, science and patent law

Lynn Delker
Visiting Assistant Professor
NSB 118, 510.430.3133, ldelker@mills.edu
Office Hours: Mondays 12:00-12:50 in NSB 105, Mondays, Tuesdays 1:00-2:00, Wednesdays 9:00-9:50, Fridays 1:00-2:00 or by appointment in NSB 118
Professional Interests: Physics and science education

Heike Held
Visiting Assistant Professor
NSB 118, 510.430.2137, hheld@mills.edu
Office Hours: Thursdays 12:15-12:45
Professional Interests: Bioorganic chemistry, use of synthetic organic chemistry to study biological processes

Greg Nelson
Visiting Assistant Professor
NSB 118, 510.430.2317, gnelson@mills.edu
Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:00-2:00 and by appointment in NSB 206
Professional Interests: Transition metal complexes, polymer properties, molecular modeling, chemical structure determination, LEDs and OLEDs

Kevin Shambrook
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
kshambrook@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Physics of conducting polymers, improving physics education, electronics

Bill Trego
Lecturer
NSB 118, 510.430.2317, btrego@mills.edu
Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays 9:00-1:00 in NSB 118
Professional Interests: Natural product synthesis, improving organic chemistry education

Staff

Antonio Arredondo
Laboratory Coordinator
NSB 205, 510.430.2374, ralston@mills.edu


Faculty Administrative Assistant
NSB 111, 510.430.2317

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Last Updated: 7/18/16