David Engelke

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Dean, CU Denver Graduate School
Department of Chemistry

Mailing Address:
Department of Chemistry
Campus Box 194, P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
Renovated Science Building
1151 Arapahoe Street
Room 3071

Office Hours:

Dr. Engelke earned a B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry at Washington University (St. Louis) working with Robert Roeder. After postdoctoral studies with John Abelson at UC San Diego and Caltech, he was on the faculty of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan, where he also served in various roles as director of graduate programs and associate deans in the Medical School and Graduate School. His research interests center on the biosynthesis and functions of small RNAs in eukaryotic nuclei. In September, 2015 became Dean of the Graduate School for the Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses of the University of Colorado, as well as Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.

Biological Chemistry (Advanced Biochemistry II)
Biological Chemistry (Medical Biochemistry)
Biological Chemistry (Biochemistry Laboratory)
Medical Fellow Research Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biological Chemistry (Biochemistry of Gene Expression)
Biological Chemistry (Nucleic Acid Structure and Dynamics)
Biological Chemistry (Biochemical Techniques)