Michelle Rinehart

Contact information

Office: Boyd Science Center – 118

E-mail: mjharris1@plymouth.edu

Campus phone: 603-535-3356

Campus address:

Plymouth State University

Dept. of Atmospheric Science and Chemistry, MSC 48
17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264

About Professor Rinehart

 Michelle Rinehart received her B.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, and her M.S. in Basic and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Her graduate research was in drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of the disease tuberculosis (TB).

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

Harris, Michelle J., “Characterization of Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis via Saturating Mutagenesis of Drug Targets: A Master’s Thesis” (2012). University of Massachusetts Medical School. GSBS Dissertations and Theses. Paper 605. http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/gsbs_diss/605

Wei H, Tucker MP, Baker JO, Harris M, Luo Y, Xu Q, Himmel ME, and Ding SY, 2012: Tracking dynamics of plant biomass composting by changes in substrate structure, microbial community, and enzyme activity. Biotechnol Biofuels. 5, 20.

Awards or recognition

Colorado School of Mines:

Deans List, Honor Roll, Florence Caldwell Scholarship, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society), Order of the Engineer, Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honor Society), Blue Key (National Honor Society)

Courses Taught

CH 2335 General Chemistry I

CH 2340 General Chemistry II

CH 3370 Organic Chemistry I (Lab only)

CH 3380 Organic Chemistry II (Lab only)

BI 3050 Biotechnology

Contact Us

Department of Atmospheric Science & Chemistry

Department Chair:
Susan Swope

Boyd Hall
Phone: 603-535-2325
Email: marsi@plymouth.edu (Marsi Wisniewski, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: 603-535-2723

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #48
Plymouth, NH 03264

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