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Faculty Member

Dr. Nathan Goldfarb

Biography

Nathan Goldfarb is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Master’s degree in Molecular Biology/Biotechnology from East Carolina University. Following that, he earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Florida. He then accepted a postdoctoral position at the global pharmaceutical, Schering-Plough, where he studied Alzheimer’s disease. He was then hired at Schering-Plough as a Senior Scientist working on the evolution of novel enzymes used in drug synthesis. Realizing his true passion was academics, he returned to the University of Florida for a second postdoctoral position where he has published in the areas HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis drug discovery. His first teaching appointment was at the California Health Sciences University in Clovis, CA. After two years of teaching biochemistry, moved to his current academic position at Utah Valley University.

Teaching

BIOL 3600

Biological Chemistry, Fall 2021

CHEM 3600

Biological Chemistry, Fall 2021

BIOL 3605

Biological Chemistry Lab, Fall 2021

CHEM 3605

Biological Chemistry Lab, Fall 2021

CHEM 1110

Elementary Chemistry for the Health Sciences PP, Fall 2021

CHEM 489R

Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, Fall 2021

CHEM 489R

Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, Summer 2021

BIOL 3605

Biological Chemistry Lab, Spring 2021

CHEM 3605

Biological Chemistry Lab, Spring 2021

CHEM 3605

Biological Chemistry Lab, Spring 2021

CHEM 482R

Chemistry Internship, Spring 2021

CHEM 482R

Chemistry Internship, Spring 2021

CHEM 1120

Elementary Organic Bio-Chemistry, Spring 2021

CHEM 1125

Elementary Organic Bio-Chemistry Laboratory, Spring 2021