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Chemistry

Faculty

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Faculty

  • Crosby, Glenn A.
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Visiting Professor of Chemistry & Physics

Education

  • University of Washington, Seattle, Ph.D.

Full-time resident faculty, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Brian Ikkanda

Dr. Brian Ikkanda, Ph.D. graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Chemistry and minor in Education and The University of Texas at Austin with a Ph.D. in Chemistry within the Organic Chemistry Division. Through his doctoral research, he investigated the development of non-natural DNA bases that could be held together by flat molecules with complementary electrostatics. Dr. Ikkanda’s passions are seeing students grow in their excitement over chemistry as well as discussing with students about the connections between science and faith.

Education

  • Ph.D. - The University of Texas at Austin (2016)
  • B.S. - University of California, Berkeley (2009)

Chemistry Department Chair

Dr. Lindsay Kane-Barnese

Dr. Lindsay Kane-Barnese (Ph.D.) graduated from Concordia University Irvine with B.A. in Biology and a B.A. in Chemistry. She obtained her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kane-Barnese’s doctoral work and current research interests involve a protein involved in some cases of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She teaches a variety of classes, ranging from introductory to advanced biology and chemistry courses. Dr. Kane-Barnese also advises students in research pertaining to ALS or other biochemistry or molecular biology related research. She enjoys working with students to learn complex biological and chemical topics in their classes and research and helping them explore the intersection of faith and science in their chosen field.

Education

Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles, 2010

Professor of Chemistry/Chemical Physics

Education

  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Ph.D. 1979

Part-time Resident Faculty, Physics

Adjunct

Adjunct Professor

Biography

I am a life-long LCMS Lutheran with a passion for research science. Many people wrongly believe that science and religion are in conflict, but the fact is that the Author of Creation and the Author of the Bible is the same Holy God and cannot actually conflict. I have years of experience in private and academic research and additionally work as the Director of Research for Global Science Directive, a nonprofit corporation working on projects at the intersection of the private and academic worlds.

Research

Microbiology, Stem Cell Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Astrometry, and more. Please visit globalsciencedirective.org for details.


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