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Elizabeth E Trimmer

Associate Professor


Professor Trimmer is interested in the structure and mechanism of enzymes. Her research has focused on enzymes that perform oxidation/reduction reactions using the coenzyme flavin. Trimmer Summer 2013 Research Description

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-4398


(641) 269-4984


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On-Campus Address: 

2007 Science
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

NIH Postdoctoral fellow 1997-2000, University of Michigan.
Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, 1997, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
B.A., 1988, Carleton College.

Courses Taught: 

  • BCM 262 Introduction to Biological Chemistry
  • CHM 129 General Chemistry
  • CHM 221 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 222 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM 330 Bioorganic Chemistry 
  • Tutorial: "Papermaking: A Chemistry Approach"
  • SCI/ART 237 Chemistry of Artists' Materials

Primary Academic Interest: 

Structure and Mechanism of Enzymes

Curriculum Vitae/Resume: