Chemistry and Biochemistry (323) 343-2300

Frank A. Gomez
Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Cal State L.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-2368
E-mail: fgomez2@calstatela.edu

  • Biological applications of capillary electrophoresis
  • In-capillary enzyme-mediated transformations
  • Microfluidics
  • Nanotechnology devices

Carlos Gutiérrez
Emeritus, Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., UC Davis
Contact: (323) 343-2300
E-mail: cgutier@calstatela.edu

  • Minority science education
  • Organic chemistry
  • Science documentary films
  • Inorganic and biological chemistry
  • Molecular processes of iron acquisition
  • Transport in bacteria

Jamil Momand
Professor of Biochemistry; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-2361
E-mail: jmomand@calstatela.edu

  • Biochemistry
  • Tumor suppressor genes
  • Redox regulation
  • p53 tumor suppressor protein

Donald Paulson
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., Indiana University
Contact: (323) 343-2332
E-mail: dpaulso@calstatela.edu

  • Organic chemistry
  • Bioorganic chemistry
  • Model systems for oxygen binding proteins
  • Models for biological oxygenation and electron transfer
  • Active learning and cooperative learning techniques for the college lecture classroom

Matthias Selke
Associate Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-2347
E-mail: mselke@calstatela.edu

  • Organic and bioorganic chemistry
  • Role of metals in biology
  • biological oxidation reactions,
  • Antioxidants
  • Photodynamic cancer therapy
  • Ccimatological history of Los Angeles
  • philosophy of science