Dr. Russell Grubbs holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and earned a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Prior to becoming a chemistry professor, Dr. Grubbs was an industrial synthetic chemist for six years. His research in graduate school was focused on making drugs to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Dr. Grubbs has been teaching at GCU since 2007 and specializes in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Pharmacology courses. When not in the lab, you can find Dr. Grubbs preparing for his next long distance race or watching Purdue football and basketball.