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Dr. Tanesha Osborne

Senior Lecturer
Organic Chemistry

Office: Chemistry & Nursing Bldg. Rm. 3212
Phone: (912) 478-0637
Email: tosborne@georgiasouthern.edu.

Full VITA

Education

  • B.S. Georgia Southern University (2003)
  • Ph.D. University of South Carolina (2008)

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 1151 – Survey of Chemistry I, Survey of Chemistry I Online
  • CHEM 1152 – Survey of Chemistry II, Survey of Chemistry II Online
  • CHEM 1211 – Principles of Chemistry I (formerly CHEM 1145)
  • CHEM 1212 – Principles of Chemistry II (formerly CHEM 1146)
  • CHEM 2900 – Principles of Chemistry Research
  • CHEM 3401 – Organic Chemistry I (formerly CHEM 3341)
  • CHEM 1140 – Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry

Selected Publications

  • Osborne, T. C.; Obianyo, O.; Causey, C. P.; and Thompson, P. R. “Chloroacetamidine Based Inhibitors and Activity Based Probes for the Protein Arginine Methyltransferases.” U.S. Patent application, Serial No. 12 / 637,223.
  • Osborne, T., Weller-Roska, R.L., Rajski, S.R. and Thompson, P.R. (2008) “In Situ Generation of a Bisubstrate Analog for Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130, 4574-4575. (Highlighted in Faculty of 1000 -Biology).
  • Osborne, T.C., Obianyo, O., Zhang, X., Cheng, X. and Thompson, P.R. “Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1: Positively Charged Residues in Substrate Peptides Distal to the Site of Methylation Are Important for Substrate Binding and Catalysis.” Biochemistry2007, 46, 13370-13381.

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2020 College of Science and Mathematics Award of Excellence in Teaching
  • 2019 College of Science and Mathematics Award of Excellence in Teaching (Nominee)
  • 2018 Georgia Southern University Wells-Warren Professor of the Year
  • 2017 College of Science and Mathematics Award of Excellence in Teaching (Nominee)
  • 2017 Office of Institutional Effectiveness Core Course Assessment Award
  • 2014 CHEM 1152 Online course was spotlighted by the Center for Online Learning
  • 2014 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students (Nominee)
    2011 Mentor to Teneshia Jordan, Omicron Delta Kappa Society, Inc. inductee
  • 2010 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students (Nominee)
  • 2010 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students Nominee (Georgia Southern University)

Last updated: 3/9/2022