Angela Spencer

Associate Professor

Angela Spencer

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

Bio

Dr. Spencer earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Augusta State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an emphasis in Biochemistry.

  • (706) 667-4512
  • SCI C3002

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, General University of North Carolina -, 2004

  • BS, Chemistry, General Augusta State University, 1999

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Award Augusta University, 2019

  • Outstanding Teaching Award College of Science and Mathematics, 2019

  • Favorite Facutly Nomination Housing and Residence Life, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 4552

    Biochem II:Bioenergetics & Met
  • CHEM 4553

    Biochemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 2990

    Intro to Research
  • CHEM 1212

    Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 4551

    Biochemistry I: Physical Bio
  • CHEM 1212L

    Principles of Chemistry II Lab

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry and Biochemistry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Principles of Chemistry (CHEM 1211) Course Redesign, 2021
    Other
  • A Single Mammalian Mitochondrial Translation Initiation Factor Functionally Replaces Two Bacterial Factors, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Overexpression and Purification of Mammalian Mitochondrial Translational Initiation Factor 2 and Initiation Factor 3, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Counterintuitive Mg2+-dependent and Modification-assisted Functional Folding of Mitochondrial tRNAs, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The interaction of mitochondrial translational initiation factor 2 with the small ribosomal subunit, 2005
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Bioluminescent proteins and Bioluminescence Resonance Energy Transfer (BRET), G protein coupled receptors, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Department Service

  • Faculty Development Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Writing Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Chem/Physics Assessment Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Chemistry Assessment Coordinator 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • General Chemistry Lab Curriculum Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • College of the Week, Recruitment Spotlight Sessions 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • College of Science and Mathematics Assessment Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Living Learning Community 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Course evaluation committee - 2014

University Service

  • Student Success Advisory Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Development Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Gateway to Completion 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Honor's committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Campus Reopening Project 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Georgia Journal of Science 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC) 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Chemical Society 2019 - 2019

    Role: Conference-Related
  • American Chemical Society 2018 - 2018

    Role: Workshop Organizer

Public Service

  • Science Fair Judge 2019

    Role: Other
  • Science Fair, Stevens Creek Elementary 2015

    Role: Other