Name:  Athena Detrick
Title:  Instructor, Chemistry Instrumentation Manager
Education:  PhD, Biochemistry, University of North Texas
Office:  301B Sims Science Building   
Phone:  803/323-4931


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Faculty & Staff Profiles

Athena Detrick, Ph.D. is the Chemistry Instrumentation Manager and Instructor at Winthrop University. She received her triple-major undergraduate B.S. degrees in molecular biology, zoology, and violin performance from University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX. She has worked in industry as a scientist at Covance Laboratories/Eurofins, Madison, WI; Alcon Laboratories/Novartis, Fort Worth, TX; free-lance consulting, Rock Hill, SC; and CbdMD, Charlotte, NC. Her experience in instrumentation/techniques include HPLC, LCMS, Chromatography, cloning, protein purification, spectroscopy, and chromatography. Past courses she has taught at Winthrop include Microbiology 310, Biochemistry 520, Chemistry 104, Biology 150, and Chemistry 108 (current). Her hobbies are playing the violin, hiking, and reading.