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Jason E. Mullins

Jason E. Mullins

Professor of Chemistry

Education

Ph.D., University of Montana
B.S., Clemson University

Biography

Hurst Hall 204

970.943.3152

jmullins@western.edu

Research Statement

My interests include the design and synthesis of conformationally-locked glutamateanalogs as probes to help understand and differentiate between neurotransmitter proteins within the glutamate system. In particular we aim to better define the criteria needed for selective interactions with excitatory amino acidtransporters (EAATs) and the vesicular glutamate transporter (VGLUT).

Courses Taught

CHEM 101 – Introduction to inorganic chemistry

CHEM 231 – Introduction to organic and biochemistry

CHEM 331 – First semester organic chemistry

CHEM 334 – First semester organic chemistry lab

CHEM 332 – Second semester organic chemistry

CHEM 335 – Second semester organic chemistry lab

CHEM 397 – Advanced organic chemistry

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