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Kevin Dolbeare

kdolbeare@asms.net | (251) 441-3178

M.S. Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology - University of Minnesota

B.S. Biochemistry - University of Illinois

Biography: Kevin Dolbeare is from central Illinois and attended University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He met his wife, Kristine, in Urbana and they attend University of Minnesota together after getting married. Upon moving to Mobile, Kevin performed research at the University of South Alabama in the Molecular Biology Department. He started teaching part-time at ASMS while being a full-time researcher and eventually was hired full time at ASMS in both the chemistry and biology departments. Kevin now focuses on teaching chemistry and helping students reach their full potential. His current research interests are in environmental chemistry including atmospheric and marine locals and the biochemistry of the organisms across the Gulf Coast.

Professional Areas of Expertise: Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, and Student Developed Research

Certification: Alabama Certified Teacher

Awards and Honors: Ingalls Shipbuilding STEM Grant for Gulf Coast and Landfill Air Pollution Studies, 2020 Legacy Environmental Education Grant to produce film for the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center “Science of the Delta,” 2012 Toyato Tapastry Grant Award Winner “ Where did the Oil go?: Exploring the Gulf using Molecular Biology,” 2011 National Science Teacher Association 2004-Present, American Chemistry Society Member 1992-Present, Northwest / Rocky Mountain ACS Regional Meeting Steering Committee, Exhibit Chair 2000 Alpha Chi Sigma, Collegiate Vice President / Twin Cities Alumni President 1990-1998, National Institute of General Medical Sciences Training Grant in Biotechnology Recipient 1994-1996