Dr. Haines

Dr. Donovan Haines

Professor and Department Chair

Wichita State University, B.Sc. Biochemistry, 1993

Wichita State University, Ph.D. in Chemistry (Biological Track) with Kandatege Wimalasena, 1998

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Postdoc in Biochemistry/Biophysics with Julian A. Peterson, 1999-2001

Research Work
  • Enzymology of P450 cytochromes and related enzymes (Kinetics, spectroscopy, and molecular dynamics)
  • Lipids, membranes, and lipid-amino acid conjugates including acyl homoserine lactones (Synthesis, oxidation, and membrane asymmetry issues)
  • Forensic chemistry (esp. chemistry of human decomposition utilizing SPME-mass spectrometry and IR)