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Dr. Heather N. Larson Ph.D.

Lecturer of Chemistry

Physical Sciences 110A
Phone: (812) 941-2267
hbreen@ius.edu

Personal Websites

Biography

From Indianapolis, Indiana.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Minor in Life Science with a focus in Pharmacology
  • Bachelors

    • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    • Bachelors of Science, Major in Biochemistry

Professional Interests

Teaching

Biochemistry.

Organic Chemistry.

General Chemistry for majors and non-majors.

Physical Sciences for non-majors.

K-12 STEM Education.

 

Research

Protein structure and function.

Metabolic enzymes.

Food chemistry.

STEM Education for Preservice Teachers.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Larson, H.N., Zhou, J., Chen, Z., Stamler, J.S., Weiner, H., and Hurley, T.D.. (2007). Structural and functional consequences of coenzyme biding to the inactive Asian variant of mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase: roles of residues 475 and 487. J. Biol. Chem., 282 (0), 12940–12950.
  • Larson, H.N., Weiner, H., and Hurley T.D.. (2005). Disruption of the coenzyme binding site and dimer interface revealed in the crystal structure of mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase ‘Asian’ variant. J. Biol. Chem., 280 (0), 12940–12950.

Hobbies/Interests

Portrait photography.

Natural photography.

Food science.

Native plant gardening.

Hiking.

Vocal performance.

Campus Events

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

April 13th, 2021

All day event

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

April 13th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Pre-Connect Study

Pre-Connect Study

April 13th, 2021

All day event

Ladies Bible Study

Ladies Bible Study

April 13th, 2021

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

April 14th, 2021

All day event

Pre-Connect Study

Pre-Connect Study

April 14th, 2021

All day event

Spectrum Spring 2021 Meetings

Spectrum Spring 2021 Meetings

April 14th, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

(RV)Baseball vs. Lindsey Wilson College

(RV)Baseball vs. Lindsey Wilson College

April 14th, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

IUS Theatre: BITTERSWEET HARD CANDY

April 15th, 2021
to
April 14th, 2021

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Pre-Connect Study

Pre-Connect Study

April 15th, 2021
to
April 14th, 2021

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Marketing Palooza

Marketing Palooza

April 15th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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