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Leticia Colmenares, Chemistry Professor and Natural Sciences Chair

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 Spring 2014

CHEM 100 - Chemistry and Society (3) [syllabus] TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 60188

CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II (3) [syllabus] TR - 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111  CRN: 60118

Class Schedule for Summer 2014

CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 61086

Class Schedule for Fall 2014

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

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

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

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



Schedule (Spring 2014)

Start TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00am to 11:30am     
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., 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
    • Fall 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 62111
    • 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
    • Fall 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 62462
    • Spring 2014 - TR, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 111 - CRN: 60118 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2014 - TBA, - CRN: 61086
    • 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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