Ritu Gurung

Associate Professor | Department Chair

Dr. Gurung enjoys teaching general chemistry and biochemistry.

Her master's dissertation was conducted on synthetic polymer chemistry where she optimized the formulation of nanoresins and composites for better performance.

Her doctoral research was focused on characterization of cytoskeletal protein palladin to understand actin based cell motility in normal cell and metastatic cancer cells.

Education and Training

  • PhD, Wichita State University, Chemistry
  • MS, Wichita State University, Chemistry
  • MSc, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal, Chemistry
  • BS, Mahendra Morang Adarsha, Biratnagar, Nepal, Chemistry


Ritu Gurung

Lewis Hall 306
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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