Erica Shu, Ph.D.

Teaching Faculty 263-7112

2139A HF DeLuca Biochemistry Building
420 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706


B.S., Human Biology, Health and Society, Cornell University
Ph.D., Molecular Nutrition, Cornell University

Dr. Shu received both her B.S. in Human Biology, Health and Society and Ph.D. in Molecular Nutrition from Cornell University. Before joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she was a lecturer of Human Biochemistry (NS3200) and Macronutrient Metabolism (NS6320) at Cornell University.  At UW-Madison, she teaches and coordinates undergraduate biochemistry courses, which include Biochem 100 and 551.

Her goal as an instructor is to create an environment that fosters biochemistry concept learning, hands-on experiences and critical thinking ability for students from all academic backgrounds. In addition to teaching the fundamentals, she also enjoys teaching the interdisciplinary aspects and the real-life applicability of biochemistry.

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