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Richard Thurlkill
Associate Professor
School of Sciences
CNSB 203
318-342-1853
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Richard L Thurlkill, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemistry

Education

Ph D

2005, Biochemistry
Texas A&M University

BS

1986, Chemistry
Louisiana Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Thurlkill earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX in 2005

Research Interests

Dr. Thurlkill's main research interests are in protein folding and the pKa values of ionizable groups in proteins.

Recent Publications

Pace, C. N., Fu, H., Lee-Fryar, K., Landua, J., Thurlkill, R. L. (2014). Contribution of Hydrogen Bonds to Protein Stability (pp. 652-661). Protein Science.

Research Grants

Thurlkill, R. L. (Principal), "The effects of solution conditions on the pKas of ionizable groups in a model compound" (Funded), Sponsored By College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $ 517. (October 2015 - March 2016).
Thurlkill, R. (Principal), "The Contribution of Hydrogen Bonding on Ionizable Groups in Proteins with Highly Perturbed Acid Ionization Constants" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By University of Louisiana System Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $116436. (October 7 2009 - June 30 2012).
Thurlkill, R. (Principal), "Increasing the Conformational Stability of a Protein by Site-directed Mutagenesis to Confirm Computer Modeling Efforts" (Funded), Sponsored By College of Arts and Sciences, ULM, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1332. (December 1 2009 - November 30 2010).

Courses Taught

CHEM 1003Introductory Chemistry Lab I, 2 course(s)

CHEM 1007GENERAL CHEMISTRY I, 9 course(s)

CHEM 1008GENERAL CHEMISTRY II, 8 course(s)

CHEM 1009GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB, 9 course(s)

CHEM 1010GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LAB, 3 course(s)

CHEM 2030ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I, 2 course(s)

CHEM 2031ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB I, 11 course(s)

CHEM 2032ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II, 1 course(s)

CHEM 2033ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB II, 6 course(s)

CHEM 3001Seminar, 1 course(s)

CHEM 3050BIOCHEMISTRY I, 18 course(s)

CHEM 3051Biochemistry Lab I, 2 course(s)

CHEM 3052BIOCHEMISTRY II, 10 course(s)

CHEM 4000CHEMISTRY CAPSTONE, 2 course(s)

CHEM 4098RESEARCH: PHYSICAL, 6 course(s)

CHEM 4099RESEARCH, 7 course(s)