Dr. Michelle Steiger Dr. Michelle Steiger Tenured Professor; Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Michelle A. Steiger teaches organic chemistry I and II, organic chemistry I and II laboratory, introduction to biological sciences, genetics, and biochemistry. Her research includes protein-protein interactions, protein - RNA interactions and enzyme kinetics.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Biochemistry - University of Rochester (2000)
  • Master of Science - Biochemistry - University of Rochester (1998)

Faculty Excellence

Excellence in teaching is at the heart of our mission at the University of St. Thomas.

Each year, the University of St. Thomas honors outstanding faculty who exemplify extraordinary dedication and excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service with the Saint Thomas Aquinas Excellence in Teaching Award, the Saint Edith Stein Excellence in Research Award, the Joseph M. McFadden Excellence in Service Award, and the Teach Online Awards to Spur Transformation (TOAST).

We proudly recognize and celebrate our faculty’s achievements!

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