Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry

Susanne T. Nonekowski, Ph.D.

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  Distinguished University Lecturer
  Clinical Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

  Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
  Bowman-Oddy 2831
  Phone: 419.530.1979
  E-mail: susanne.nonekowski@utoledo.edu

 

Area of Research 

My focus at this time involves best practices in teaching methods particularly those that support deep active learning.  I am especially interested in methods that support critical and problem -based thinking skills in medicinal and biological chemistry.  

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry University of Michigan, 2001
M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry University of Michigan, 2000
B.S. in Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994

SCOPE OF PRACTICE

Undergraduate Courses
Sole Instructor
MBC 3552: Physiological Chemistry II: Cellular Metabolism and Homeostasis, 2019 (100 students)
MBC 3560: Physiological Chemistry II: Chemical Regulation of Cells, 2019 (50 students)
MBC 4710: Targeted Drug Design, 2009-present (10-30 students)
MBC 3100: Practices in Pharmaceutical Research 2011-2013 (30-40students)
MBC 3560: Physiological Chemistry II: Metabolism and Gene Regulation, 2002-2018, (150 students)
MBC 3330: Applied Drug Design, 2008 (77 students)
MBC 3550: Physiological Chemistry I: Structure and Macromolecules, 2002 (160 students)

Co-Instructor
MBC 3850: Immunology and Microbiology Laboratory, 2002; 2010-present (120-130 students)
MBC 4710: Targeted Drug Design, 2004; 2008 (30-50 students)
MBC 3330: Applied Drug Design, 2011-2015 (30-40 students)
MBC 3100: Practices in Pharmaceutical Research, 2014-2015 (10-30 students)
MBC 3320: Medicinal Chemistry II: Drug Targeting to Receptors, 2004-2005; 2009 (150 students)

Graduate Courses
Sole Instructor
MBC 5100: Research Practices in Medicinal Chemistry 2004, 2011-2013(1-20 students)
MBC 7100: Research Practices in Medicinal Chemistry 2004, 2011-2013(1-20 students)

Co-Instructor
MBC 5260: Biochemical Techniques, 2012-2014 (1-30 students)
MBC 6190: Advanced Medicinal Chemistry, 2007; 2009-2013(1-30 students)
MBC 7260: Biochemical Techniques, 2012-2013 (1-30 students)
MBC 8190: Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 2007; 2009-2013(1-30 students)
CEM 6430: Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 2007; 2009-2013(1-30 students)
CEM 8430: Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 2007; 2009-2013(1-30 students)
MBC 6650: Advanced Biological Chemistry 2007 (29 students)

Awards, Honors and Grants

  1. Association of American Colleges & Universities Project Kaleidoscope STEM Leadership Institute (PKAL), July 2019
  2. Inaugural University of Toledo Distinguished University Lecturer, May 2017
  3. Inaugural University of Toledo Leadership Institute Workshop Series, Dec 2016- May 2017
  4. 2020-2021 Outstanding Teacher Award

Publications and journals

UToledo Scholars

Last Updated: 10/28/21