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Louie, Donna F.

Teaching Associate Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Louie's fields of expertise are nutrition, general biochemistry, and biology. Her graduate research involved gel electrophoresis and large DNA production and separation, resulting in a US patent and several peer reviewed publications. For postdoctoral research, she analyzed ribosomal subunits using mass spectrometry and protein chemistry, which also gave her several publications.


  • biochemistry, nutrition, biology


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courses taught

  • IPHY 2420 - Nutrition for Health and Performance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024
    Focuses on the basic anatomy, physiology, and chemistry of nutrition. Topics include weight management, the role of diet and lifestyle in disease prevention, specific nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, nutrition standards and guidelines, sports nutrition recommendations, agricultural practices, and food policy issues. Degree credit not granted for this course and IPHY 3400.
  • IPHY 4930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides an opportunity for field/laboratory work in a variety of different settings. Consult with faculty for approval. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: completion of at least two of the major core classes.


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