Nancy Wu

Nancy Wu

Assistant Professor of Teaching

nancywu@wayne.edu

Chem 101.4

Nancy Wu

Department

Chemistry

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Chemical Education

Chemical Biology

RNA Enzymology

 

Education

  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2012
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2017
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, 2017-2019

Selected publications

 Wu, N.*; Kubo, T.; Hall, A. O.; Zurcher, D. M.; Phadke, S.; Wallace, R. L.; McNeil, A. J. Adapting Meaningful Learning Strategies to Teach Liquid-Liquid Extractions. J. Chem. Educ. 2020, 97, 80—86.

Wu, N.*; Kubo, T.; Sekoni, K. M.; Hall, A. O.; Phadke, S.; Zurcher, D. M.; Wallace, R. L.; Kothari, D. B.; McNeil, A. J. Student-Designed Green Chemistry Experiment for a Large-Enrollment, Introductory Organic Laboratory Course. J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96, 2420—2425.

Wu, N.*; Hall, A. O.; Phadke, S.; Zurcher, D. M.; Wallace, R. L.; Castañeda, C. A.; McNeil, A. J. Meaningful Learning Strategies for an Introductory Laboratory Course: Using Thin-Layer Chromatography to Monitor Reaction Progress. J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96, 1873—1880.

Chen Y., Liu X., Wu N.*, Fierke C.A. (2017) Fluorescence-Based Real-Time Activity Assays to Identify RNase P Inhibitors. In: Sass P. (eds) Antibiotics. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1520. Humana Press, New York, NY

Currently teaching

CHM 1030 Survery of Organic/Biochemistry, 4 credits

CHM 1100/1125 General Chemistry I, 4 credits

 

Courses taught

CHM 1030 Survey of Organic/Biochemistry, 4 credits

CHM 1060 Survey of General/Organic/Biochemistry, 5 credits

CHM 1100 General Chemistry I, 4 credits

CHM 1125 General Chemistry I for Engineers, 3 credits

CHM 1240 Organic Chemistry I, 4 credits

CHM 2220 Organic Chemistry II, 4 credits

CHM 2225 Organic Chemistry II for Engineers, 3 credits