Eric Chang

Eric Chang

Associate Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry/Physical Sciences NY
| Office Hours: Tue, Thu 2:00pm-4:30pm


Personal Quote

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." - Albert Einstein

Faculty Bio

I serve the Pace Community and New York City area by providing students with biomedical research opportunities, connecting our students with prospective employers in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industries, and delivering basic science and anti-racism curricula in the classroom using modern pedagogical techniques and approaches. Please email me with any questions or to schedule office hours.


Postdoc, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2017

Postdoc, New York University, New York, NY, 2015

PhD, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2013
Photochemical Sciences

BS, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2008

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Enzymology, Drug Discovery, Allosteric Regulation, Thermal Adaptation, Biomineralization, Faculty Development

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BIO 480: Research in Biology
BIO 481: Research in Biology II
BMB 710: Research I
BMB 711: Research II
CHE 111: General Chemistry I
CHE 112: General Chemistry II
CHE 112: General Chemistry II (Lab)
CHE 112: General Chemistry II (Lecture)
CHE 313: Essentials of Biochemistry
CHE 326: Biochemistry
CHE 326: Biochemistry (Lecture Only)
CHE 328: Advanced Biochemistry
CHE 392: Chemistry Seminar I
CHE 480: Research in Chemistry
CHE 492: Chemistry Seminar II
CHE 513: Mthds in Scntfc Rsrch & Tchng
SCI 101: The Planet Earth
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty

Publications and Presentations


Structure–activity relationships and transcriptomic analysis of hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors
Poloznikov, A. A., Nikulim, S. V., Hushpulian, D. M., Khristichenko, A. Y., Osipyants, A. I., Asachenko, A. F., Shurupova, O. V., Savin, S. S., Lee, S. H., Gaisina, I. N., Thatcher, G. J., Narciso, A., Chang, E. P., Kazakov, S. V., Krucher, N. A., Tishkov, V. I., Thomas, B. & Gazaryan, I. (2022). Antioxidants. Vol 11 , pages 220.

Structure, Function, and Thermodynamics of Lactate Dehydrogenases from Humans and the Malaria Parasite P. falciparum
Khrapunov, S., Persaud, R., Waterman, A. & Chang, E. P. (2021). Biochemistry. Vol 60 (Issue 47) , pages 3582-3595.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society [2024 Chair Elect of the New York Local Chapter]
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers [53rd Annual Meeting Chair]

Department Service

  • Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences [Assessment Coordinator]
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Accreditation [Committee Chair]

College Service

  • Dyson Faculty Council (DFC) Admissions, Enrollment, and Retention Committee [Committee Chair]

University Service

  • New York Faculty Council (NYFC) Executive Committee [2nd Vice Chair]
  • Faculty Fellows [Faculty Mentor]
  • UNV 101 First-Year Seminar [Faculty Advisor]
  • New York Faculty Council (NYFC) Student Affairs Committee [Committee Chair]