Dr Andrew J BonhamChemistry
CAMPUS BOX 052
Current Semester Schedule
|32570||CHE-3980-001||Internship in Chemistry||TBA||TBA-TBA||-|
|34580||CHE-4370-003||Research in Chemistry||TBA||TBA-TBA||-|
Science Building - 3048
Office HoursTuesday - [12:30 to 14:30]
Personal BiographyDenver-native who obtained his PhD developing tools to investigate novel protein-DNA interactions, now back to continue his dream of teaching biochemistry, raising scientific awareness, and continuing research.
Teaching PhilosophyBiochemistry, advanced biochemistry, biochemistry lab, organic and biological chemistry, nutrition chemistry, the chemistry of everyday life, chemistry of cooking.
ResearchTranscription factor interactions, biosensors development for early cancer and disease diagnosis, novel spectroscopic investigations of gene regulation and protein-binding events.
EducationPhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biophysics & Bioengineering emphasis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 2010.
BA, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Philosophy minor, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, Magna cum laude. 2004.
Honors / AwardsExcellence in Teaching Award, National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Phi). (December 8, 2017).
Exceptional Achievement in Undergraduate Research Leadership Award, Applied Learning Center, MSU Denver. (November 12, 2015).
Golden Key Excellence in Teaching Award, Golden Key International Honour Society. (April 22, 2014).
Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Award, MSU Denver Faculty Senate. (May 6, 2013).
Tri Counties Blood Bank Santa Barbara Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, Santa Barbara Foundation. (August 2010).
Professional MembershipsAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. (August 2012 - ).
Society for Biological Engineering. (November 1, 2010 - ).
American Chemical Society. (2009 - ).
PublicationsBonham, A. J. , Ragan, E. J. , Drotar, A. M. , Elkins, K. M. , Filbin, M. E. , (2017). Biochemistry Laboratory Manual CHE 4350. ( pp. 61). MSU Denver Department of Chemistry.
Daniel, J. , Fetter, L. , Jett, S. , Rowland, T. J. , Bonham, A. J. , (2017). Electrochemical Aptamer Scaffold Biosensors for Detection of Botulism and Ricin Proteins. Methods in Molecular Biology. Springer.
Jett, S. E. , Bonham, A. J. , (2017). Reusable E-DNA Biosensor for the Detection of Water-borne Uranium. ChemElectroChem. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/celc.201600617/full
Walker, R. D. , Bonham, A. J. , London, J. M. , (2016). NSF S-STEM Program Changes Student Outcomes and Departmental Culture.
Fetter, L. , Richards, J. , Daniel, J. , Roon, L. , Rowland, T. J. , Bonham, A. J. , (2015). Electrochemical Aptamer Scaffold Biosensors for Detection of Botulism and Ricin Toxins. Chemical Communications. pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2015/cc/c5cc05933j
PresentationsBonham, A. J. Bulow, A. Experimental Biology 2018, "Utilizing Design Principles of Electrochemical DNA Aptamer Biosensors in Multiple Optical Assay Methodologies", American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego, CA. (April 23, 2018). http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/1_Supplement/767.2.short
Bonham, A. J. Optimistic Uncertainty: 2017 Professional Development Conference, "Creating meaningful engagement with clicker technology", Metropolitan State University of Denver, (May 16, 2017).
Bonham, A. J. Bulow, A. Experimental Biology 2017, "Development of Algorithmic Techniques for Designing Electrochemical DNA Biosensors", American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chicago, IL. (April 25, 2017). http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/1_Supplement/767.2.short
Bonham, A. J. Experimental Biology 2016, "Strategies to Enable Practical Electrochemical Diagnostics for Proteins and Small Molecules", American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego, CA. (April 4, 2016). http://www.fasebj.org/content/30/1_Supplement/840.1.short
Bonham, A. J. Experimental Biology 2015, "Electrochemical DNA Biosensors for Point-of-Care Protein and Toxin Detection", American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Boston, MA. (March 29, 2015). www.fasebj.org/content/29/1_Supplement/563.2.short
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