Teaching Philosophy of Chemistry 345


Class Lab Philosophy:

 Faster is Slower


What's the Difference Between Bioanalytical Chemistry and Biochemical Techniques?

The main focus of many biochemical techniques classes is to teach students how to do certain techniques like run columns, pour gels, or use a centrifuge. With the rapid pace of analytical instrumentation development, many lab techniques are quickly becoming out of date or superseded by commercial kits. Though a techniques class can be very beneficial, especially to a student starting a research project, the skills are not analytical skills per se. In a bioanalytical chemistry class, students should learn: