Beth Harville

Beth HarvilleAssociate Professor Biology & Chemistry
Director of Pre-Health Sciences

Office: Trustee Science Center, Room 201
Phone: (417) 873-4085
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Dr. Harville came to Drury in 2005. She received her bachelor’s degree from Southwest Missouri State University and her doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.   She teaches in both the chemistry and biology departments.   Her teaching interests include biochemistry and molecular biology.  Dr. Harville also has an active undergraduate lab focusing on identification and characterization of new proteases.  Currently she and her students are studying a protease identified and isolated from the periodontal pathogen, Tannerella forsythia.   Her students regularly present research at regional and national meetings. 

B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1995

Drury University faculty member since 2005
Associate Professor since 2015