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Kari L. Van Zee

Senior Instructor I
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Kari L. Van Zee

Senior Instructor I
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Background

Education

Ph.D. 1992, Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

B.A. 1987, Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Research

As an instructor and advisor for the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department. I have a strong interest in preparing undergraduate and graduate students for a variety of careers in the life sciences and supporting life-long learning in STEM. I partner with Biochemistry & Biophysics faculty to integrate research projects into our undergraduate laboratory courses.

Publications

  • Kelsey M. Kean, Kari van Zee, and Ryan Mehl (2018) Unnatural Chemical Biology: Research-Band Laboratory Course Utilizing Genetic Code Expansion. Journal Chemical Education (accepted).