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Leticia Colmenares, Chemistry Professor

Contact Information

Department of Natural Sciences, Chair

Hale ‘Imiloa, 116
Windward Community College
45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Email: leticia@hawaii.edu

Phone: 236-9120


Committee Membership


Other Responsibilities and Activities


Class Schedule for Fall 2014

CHEM 100 - Chemistry and Society (3) [syllabus] MW - 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111  CRN: 62104

CHEM 100 - Chemistry and Society (3) [syllabus] TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 62111

CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II (3) [syllabus] TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 62462

CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II (3) [syllabus] TR - 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111  CRN: 62116



Schedule (Fall 2014)

Start TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:30am to 10:00am     
10:00am to 10:30am CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  
10:30am to 11:00am CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  
11:00am to 11:30am CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 100
IMILOA 111
  
11:30am to 12:00pm  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
 
12:00pm to 12:30pm  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
 
12:30pm to 1:00pm  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
  CHEM 162
IMILOA 111
 
1:00pm to 1:30pm     

 


Education

  • Mindanao State University, BS Chemistry
  • University of the Philippines, MS Chemistry
  • University of Hawaii, PhD Chemistry

Campus Activities


Research Interests

  • Antioxidants
  • Rhodopsin
  • Carotenoids
  • Skin Erythema

Professional Activities and Affiliations


Some Publications

  • Colmenares, Leticia U., Coelho, Sergio, Miller, Sharon A., Boomer, K. B. and Beer, Janusz Z, 2013. "UV responses in Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, and, Asians residing in Hawai'i and in Maryland", Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, 29, 121-131.
  • Colmenares, Leticia U., Young-Robbins, Shirley and Asato, Alfred, 2009. "Structure-Antioxidant Activity of p-Coumaric Acid Analogs", The Chemical Educator, 14, 52-54.
  • Liu, Robert S. H. and Colmenares, Leticia U. , 2003. " The Molecular Basis for the High Photosensitivity of Rhodopsin", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 100, 25, 14639-14644.
  • Others articles published in J. Am. Chem. Soc., Photochem. Photobiol., J. Phys. Chem., Tetrahedron, Tet. Lett., etc.

 


Classes Taught

    CHEM 100 - Chemistry in Society

    • Spring 2015 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111
    • Spring 2015 - 00:00:00,
    • Fall 2014 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62104 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 62111 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 60188 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2013 - TBA, - CRN: 64160 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2013 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64171 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2013 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62359 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2013 - TBA, - CRN: 62150 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2012 - TBA, - CRN: 61390
    • Fall 2012 - TBA, - CRN: 61188
    • Fall 2012 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61200
    • Spring 2012 - TBA, - CRN: 64184 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2012 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64335 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - MW, 9:30am to 10:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63361 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - TBA, - CRN: 63206 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - TR, 9:30am to 10:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63224 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - TBA, - CRN: 61217 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - TBA, - CRN: 61275 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - TBA, - CRN: 60258 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60267
    • Fall 2010 - TBA, - CRN: 60283 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2010 - TBA, - CRN: 63298 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2010 - TBA, - CRN: 63372 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2009 - TBA, - CRN: 62329 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2009 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62344 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2009 - TBA, - CRN: 62360 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2003 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 14163
    • Fall 2003 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 14164
    • Fall 2002 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 6108
    • Fall 2002 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 6109

    CHEM 100L - Chemistry in Society Laboratory

    • Fall 2010 - F, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 60343 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2009 - TBA, - CRN: 62371 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2003 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 14165
    • Fall 2002 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 6110

    CHEM 151 - Elementary Survey of Chemistry

    • Fall 2008 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64091
    • Fall 2008 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64092
    • Spring 2008 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62059
    • Fall 2007 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61101
    • Spring 2007 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64033
    • Summer 2007 - MTWR, 10:30am to 12:05pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60023
    • Fall 2006 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63117
    • Spring 2006 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61040
    • Summer 2006 - MTWR, 10:30am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62026
    • Fall 2005 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61161
    • Fall 2005 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61162
    • Fall 2005 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61285
    • Spring 2005 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62048
    • Spring 2005 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62049
    • Fall 2004 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61161
    • Fall 2004 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61162
    • Spring 2004 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63100
    • Spring 2004 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63101
    • Spring 2003 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 35494
    • Spring 2003 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 35495

    CHEM 151L - Elementary Survey of Chemistry Laboratory

    • Fall 2008 - M, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 64094
    • Spring 2008 - W, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 62063
    • Fall 2007 - W, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61103
    • Spring 2007 - T, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 64036
    • Fall 2006 - W, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63120
    • Fall 2006 - T, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63188
    • Spring 2006 - W, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61042
    • Fall 2005 - W, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61287
    • Fall 2004 - T, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61164
    • Spring 2004 - T, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63103
    • Spring 2003 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 35496

    CHEM 152 - Survey of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

    • Fall 2009 - WF, 1:30pm to 2:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62120 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2008 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64132
    • Spring 2008 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62061
    • Fall 2007 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61149
    • Spring 2007 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64300
    • Fall 2006 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63187
    • Spring 2006 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61041
    • Spring 2005 - MW, 8:05am to 9:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62050
    • Fall 2003 - MW, 9:30am to 10:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 14716

    CHEM 161 - General Chemistry I

    • Spring 2012 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64185 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2012 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64450 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2012 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64473 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61218 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61280
    • Spring 2010 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63299 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2010 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63377 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2008 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64093
    • Fall 2007 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61102
    • Fall 2006 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63119
    • Fall 2005 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61163
    • Fall 2004 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61163

    CHEM 161L - General Chemistry Laboratory I

    • Spring 2012 - W, 2:00pm to 3:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64187 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2012 - W, 2:00pm to 3:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64451 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - W, 1:30pm to 2:25pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61220 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - W, 1:30pm to 2:25pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61281
    • Spring 2010 - W, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63301 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2010 - W, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63378 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2008 - T, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 64095
    • Fall 2007 - M, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61104
    • Fall 2007 - T, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61264
    • Fall 2006 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63121
    • Fall 2005 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61165
    • Fall 2004 - W, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61165

    CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II

    • Spring 2015 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111
    • Spring 2015 - ,
    • Fall 2014 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62116 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 62462 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2014 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60118 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 61086 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 61125 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2013 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64185 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2013 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62135 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2012 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61220
    • Fall 2011 - MWF, 12:30pm to 1:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63316 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - MWF, 12:30pm to 1:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63262 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60403 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60332 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2008 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 62062
    • Spring 2007 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 64170
    • Spring 2006 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61198

    CHEM 162L - General Chemistry Laboratory II

    • Fall 2011 - W, 2:00pm to 3:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63270 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - W, 2:00pm to 3:20pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 63317 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2011 - T, 1:30pm to 2:25pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 61187 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - W, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 60404 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2010 - W, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 60342 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2010 - T, 1:30pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 63265 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2008 - T, 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 62064
    • Spring 2007 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 64171
    • Spring 2006 - R, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 131 - CRN: 61199

    CHEM 199V -

    • Summer 2012 - TBA, - CRN: 60096
    • Summer 2012 - TBA, - CRN: 60104
    • Fall 2011 - TBA, - CRN: 63490 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2008 - TBA, - CRN: 62257
    • Fall 2004 - TBA, - CRN: 61262
    • Spring 2004 - TBA, - CRN: 63232
    • Spring 2003 - TBA, - CRN: 35966

    IS 199 -

    • Spring 2003 - TBA, - CRN: 36024

    IS 199V -

    • Spring 2003 - TBA, - CRN: 35965
    • Spring 2003 - TBA, - CRN: 35967
    • Fall 2002 - TBA, - CRN: 90343

    OCN 101 - Introduction to the Marine Option Program

    • Fall 2002 - M, 1:30pm to 2:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 225 - CRN: 6131

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