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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. She is investigating how the protein environment influences the chemical reactivity of the 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 Enzyme Mechanisms Tutorial: "Papermaking: A Chemistry Approach" SCI/ART 295 Special Topic: Chemistry of Artists' Materials

Primary Academic Interest: 

Structure and Mechanism of Enzymes

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