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Lisa Prevette

Assistant Professor
Degree
B.A. Transylvania University (Lexington, KY)
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati
Postdoctoral Fellowship - University of Michigan
Office
OWS 455
Phone
(651) 962-5672
Fax
651-962-5209
Mail
OSS 402

Professional Interests

The Prevette research group is in the area of biophysical chemistry, studying the interactions between biomaterials and biomolecules. In particular, we are interested in interactions that occur at the cell surface, leading to cellular internalization of drugs and genes for gene therapy. We are also studying the effect of structure on the formation of DNA complexes. Students in the group learn about binding mechanisms, thermodynamics and kinetics, and the structure of biomolecules and their complexes through a variety of experimental techniques.

 

If you are interested in joining the research group, contact Prof. Prevette.

 

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
CHEM 331 - 01 Chem Thermodynamics/Reaction M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OWS 469
CRN: 40050 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette Physical chemical introduction to the fundamentals of kinetic-molecular theory, statistical thermodynamics, classical thermodynamics, and chemical reaction dynamics. Emphasis on the in-depth study of chemical reaction equilibria, phase equilibria, and chemical reaction kinetics in gaseous, liquid and solid systems. Laboratory work involves modern computational methods in physical chemistry, as well as physicochemical measurements related to thermodynamics and reaction dynamics. Lecture plus six laboratory hours per week. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: CHEM 202, MATH 114 and PHYS 111

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CHEM 331 - 51 Chem. Thermo./React./Lab M - W - - - - 1335 - 1635 OWS 469
CRN: 40051 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette Physical chemical introduction to the fundamentals of kinetic-molecular theory, statistical thermodynamics, classical thermodynamics, and chemical reaction dynamics. Emphasis on the in-depth study of chemical reaction equilibria, phase equilibria, and chemical reaction kinetics in gaseous, liquid and solid systems. Laboratory work involves modern computational methods in physical chemistry, as well as physicochemical measurements related to thermodynamics and reaction dynamics. Lecture plus six laboratory hours per week. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: CHEM 202, MATH 114 and PHYS 111

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CHEM 491 - I3 Individual Research - - - - - - - -
CRN: 43502 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
CHEM 109 - 01 General Chem for ENGR M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 OWS 150
CRN: 21128 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette Principles of chemistry and the properties of matter explained in terms of modern chemical theory with emphasis on topics of general interest to the engineer. Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, solids, liquids, gases, acids and bases, thermodynamics, kinetics, polymer chemistry and materials science. This is an accelerated course requiring excellent preparation in math and science and is a terminal course intended only for those engineering students who do not plan to take additional courses in chemistry. Offered Spring semester. Prerequisite: Math placement at 108. NOTE: Students who receive credit for CHEM 109 may not receive credit for CHEM 100, 101, 111 or 115. This course is not equivalent to CHEM 111, CHEM 112 or CHEM 115 and will not substitute for them.

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CHEM 109 - 52 General Chem for ENGR/Lab - T - - - - - 0830 - 1130 OWS 477
CRN: 21130 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette Principles of chemistry and the properties of matter explained in terms of modern chemical theory with emphasis on topics of general interest to the engineer. Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, solids, liquids, gases, acids and bases, thermodynamics, kinetics, polymer chemistry and materials science. This is an accelerated course requiring excellent preparation in math and science and is a terminal course intended only for those engineering students who do not plan to take additional courses in chemistry. Offered Spring semester. Prerequisite: Math placement at 108. NOTE: Students who receive credit for CHEM 109 may not receive credit for CHEM 100, 101, 111 or 115. This course is not equivalent to CHEM 111, CHEM 112 or CHEM 115 and will not substitute for them.

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CHEM 109 - 53 General Chem for ENGR/Lab - T - - - - - 1330 - 1630 OWS 477
CRN: 21131 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Lisa E. Prevette Principles of chemistry and the properties of matter explained in terms of modern chemical theory with emphasis on topics of general interest to the engineer. Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, solids, liquids, gases, acids and bases, thermodynamics, kinetics, polymer chemistry and materials science. This is an accelerated course requiring excellent preparation in math and science and is a terminal course intended only for those engineering students who do not plan to take additional courses in chemistry. Offered Spring semester. Prerequisite: Math placement at 108. NOTE: Students who receive credit for CHEM 109 may not receive credit for CHEM 100, 101, 111 or 115. This course is not equivalent to CHEM 111, CHEM 112 or CHEM 115 and will not substitute for them.

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