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Maria Bickar

Laboratory Instructor
Smith College

Office: 214 Ford Hall
Phone: (413)-585-3960
Fax: (413)-585-3786
Email: mbickar(at)email.smith.edu

EDUCATION

M.Sc., University of Essex, Biological Chemistry, 1984
Advisor, Robert Hider

B.Sc., University of Essex, Biological Sciences, 1980

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Smith College, 1999-present 
Laboratory Instructor, Chemistry

Smith College, 1990-1999
Adjunct laboratory Instructor, Chemistry

Smith College, 1986-1990
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Chemistry

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Research Technician, Lipid Research Unit, 1984-1986

University of Essex, UK
Research Assistant (Chemistry Dept.); development and testing of novel iron chelators to treat iron deficiency anemia, 1981-1984
Research Technician (Biology & Chemistry Depts); GC analysis of pesticides in freshwater fish, 1980-1981

COURSES

CHM 111: Introduction to Chemistry I, Laboratory
CHM 222: Organic Chemistry I, Laboratory
CHM 224: General Chemistry IV, Laboratory
CHM 331: Physical Chemistry II: Thermodynamics, Laboratory

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Chemical Education: predominantly the development of exercises for the introductory lab courses. 


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