Greetings and welcome to my website! I am biochemistry professor in the Chemistry Department at Grand Valley State University. I study the structure and function of bacterial enzymes utilizing X-ray crystallography and steady-state kinetics. Here you will find information about me and the research my students and I conduct. Use the navigation links on the left to find your way around this site.
*BS in Chemistry (Biochemistry emphasis), Grand Valley State University, research advisor: Dr. David Leonard
*Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, research advisor: Dr. Hazel Holden
*NIH Postdoctoral fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, research advisor: Dr. Richard Armstrong
Me high atop Angel's Landing in Zion National Park. Behind me is a nearly sheer drop of 1000 feet.