Fernanda M. Burke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry

USC Lancaster

Dr. Burke
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Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan, 2007
B.S., Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, 2002

Course Information

CHEM102: (Thursday) and CHEM102: (Wednesday) Fundamental Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
This course is a science elective surveying organic and biochemistry. It is the second of a terminal two-semester sequence.

CHEM333: Organic Chemistry I
Is the first part of a two-semester Organic Chemistry course offered to introduce students to the fundamental principles of organic chemistry and to communicate the excitement of scientific discovery.

CHEM334: Organic Chemistry II
Continuation of CHEM 333. Three lecture hours per week. Required for chemistry majors. Prereq: CHEM 333.

CHEM332L: Essentials of Organic Chemistry II Lab
This one credit hour laboratory course accompanies the CHEM 334 lecture, but the grading and credits are independent. It is a continuation of CHEM331L with focus on spectroscopic analysis of organic compounds, and is designed for non-chemistry majors. Prereq: CHEM 331L or, with permission of instructor, CHEM 333L; prereq or coreq: CHEM 334.

CHEM550: Biochemistry
This course focuses on the description of biological macromolecules and metabolic pathways they are involved in. Prereq: CHEM 334 or equivalent course.
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Office: Bradley 222

Email: burkefm@mailbox.sc.edu

P.O. Box 889
USC Lancaster
Lancaster, SC 29721

Phone: (803) 313-7463
Fax: (803) 313-7106
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