Justin Hines, professor of chemistry
Research areas: Since joining Lafayette’s faculty in 2011, Hines has accumulated over $1.2 million in research funding to further his study of the complex interaction between proteins—research that could eventually lead to effective treatments for diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
His Lafayette journey: Hines joined the Lafayette faculty in 2011. Prior, he was a lecturer at Iowa State University, where he also earned his B.S. and Ph.D. in biochemistry. Hear Hines talk about his love of teaching in this 2022 episode of “Need A Lift?” with President Nicole Farmer Hurd.
What he’ll be teaching in the fall: General Chemistry, Biochemistry, and FYS