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About Benjamin Alper

Professor Benjamin Alper is Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Research interests include biochemistry, molecular biology and Alzheimer's disease.

Cerebral accumulation of plaques made up of neurotoxic amyloid beta peptides is a primary event in Alzheimer's disease pathology.  We are developing methods to disrupt amyloid plaque formation, and to promote destruction of neurotoxic amyloid beta peptides. 

Positions

May 2013 - Present Assistant Professor Experimental Biochemistry, Sacred Heart University Chemistry Department
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Courses

  • CH 344 Biochemistry 2 Lab
  • CH 343 Biochemistry 1 Lab
  • CH 342 Biochemistry 2
  • CH 341 Biochemistry 1

Education

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2004 - 2009 Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia ‐ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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B.A., Clemson University ‐ Economics
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B.S., Clemson University ‐ Chemistry
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