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Current and past research and scholarship

An Alternative to Lewis-Acid Catalysis Ongoing Chad Tatko
Biocatalytic Desulfurization of Diesel Fuel Ongoing Chad Tatko
Bioisosteres and Methodology Ongoing Michael Barbachyn
Equilibrium Restricted Factor Analysis of Spectroscopic Data Ongoing Douglas Vander Griend Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Formative Assessment Inside and Outside the Classroom Ongoing Herbert Fynewever
How do we think about sustainability as scientists and Christians? Ongoing Douglas Vander Griend
Identification of novel bacterial topoisomerase inhibitors Ongoing Michael Barbachyn DoD; Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Modeling Molecules Using Computational Chemistry Ongoing Roger DeKock
Molecular Basis of GRACILE Syndrome, Bjornstad Syndrome, and Complex III Deficiency Feb 2017–present Rachael Baker, Amy Wilstermann
Nanobiosensors Ongoing David Benson Office of Naval Research
Nanomolecular Building Projects Ongoing Douglas Vander Griend Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Peptides Mimicking Nature: The Crucial Role of Aromatics Ongoing Chad Tatko
Photochemical Study of the Elimination of Hydrogen Fluoride Ongoing Mark Muyskens
Post-translational modifications of G protein functions Ongoing Rachael Baker
Proteins and the Nuclei of Mammalian Cells Ongoing Eric Arnoys
Rare Disease Research & Support Feb 2017–present Amy Wilstermann, Rachael Baker
Regulation of Glucose Uptake Ongoing Larry Louters
Single Molecule Studies of Biological Systems by Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Ongoing Kumar Sinniah
Sun-Responsive Windows Past Douglas Vander Griend NSF; ACS Petroleum Research Fund and Pleotint L.L.C
Synthetic methodologies for preparing N-alkyl pyridones Ongoing Carolyn Anderson National Science Foundation; Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Team Science in a Christian Context Ongoing Rachael Baker, Amy Wilstermann
The Scope and Mechanism of Racemic Carbonate Reactions Ongoing Ronald Blankespoor
What Kind of Instructor Are You? Summer 2018–Ongoing Elizabeth Schutt, Maame Adwoa Brantuo with Herbert Fynewever