Valerie Burke

Valerie Burke

Overview

Department: 
School of Science » Chemistry
SMC Email Address: 
Contact Information: 

Office
Brousseau Hall - 334

Contact:
Phone: (925) 631-4918
Fax: (925) 376-4027
Email: vab1@stmarys-ca.edu
Mail: P.O. Box 4527

Education

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, May 2001
  • B.S. Chemistry, Canisius College, May 1994

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Assistant Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (July 2005 - Present)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor - Pacific Lutheran University (August 2003 - June 2005)
  • Laboratory Instructor - Macalester College (August 1999 - May 2000)
  • Teaching Assistant - University of Minnesota (September 1994 - May 1999)

Research Experience:

  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellow - Brown University (August 2002 - July 2003)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher - Brown University (February 2001 - July 2002)

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • Chem 104 Organic Chemistry I
  • Chem 104L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Chem 106 Organic Chemistry II
  • Chem 106L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
  • Chem 11 General Chemistry II Laboratory
  • Chem 9 General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Sem 130 Greek Thought

Service

College Service:

  • Senate Parliamentarian
    (August 2007 - Present)

Interests

Scholarly Interests: 

Interests

  • Organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, biochemistry