Lisa Alty Professor of Chemistry
- Professor of Chemistry, 2008 - present
- Head, Department of Chemistry, 2006-2014
- Coordinator, Health Professions Advisory Committee, 1995-present
- Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1993-2008
- Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 1987-1993
- Head, Department of Chemistry, 2006-2014
- Registration and Class Schedules Committee, 2013-present
- Coordinator, Health Professions Advisory Committee, 1995- present
- Financial Aid Committee, 2014-present
- Committee on Courses and Degrees, 1998-2006
- Member, MR5 Committee of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 2008-2011.
This committee conducted the fifth comprehensive review of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®). An advisory panel of 21 medical education, student, and undergraduate representatives from the United States and Canada conducted the review.
- Southeastern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
Past President, 2009-2011, and head of Nominations Committee
Member, Program Committee for 2009 SAAHP Meeting
Chair, Program Committee for 2007 SAAHP Meeting
Member, Program Committee for 2005 SAAHP Meeting
Member, Board of Directors, 2000-03, 2005-2011
- National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
Member, Board of Directors, 2006-2010
Member, Program Committee, 2004 National Meeting
Staff Benefits Task Force, 2007
- Virginia Academy of Sciences - Secretary, 1992
Councilor, Medical Sciences Section, 1990
Secretary, Medical Sciences Section, 1992
- American Chemical Society
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
Chemical Education Division
- 1987 Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy
- Dissertation Topic: Synthesis of Alpha Antagonists for use as Probes of Receptor Topography
- 1982 B.S., Chemistry, College of William and Mary
Laboratory instruction in chemistry
- Chem 241 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
- Chem 242 Organic Chemistry II with Lab
- Chem 243 Organic Spectroscopic Methods Laboratory
- Chem 399 Medicinal Chemistry of Blood Pressure Regulation
Courses previously taught:
- Chem 341 Biochemistry
- Chem 343 Biochemistry Laboratory
- Chem 243 Spectroscopic Methods
Alty, L. T.; LaRiviere, F. J. “Peptide Mass Fingerprinting of Egg White Proteins” J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93 (4), 772–777.
Alty, L. T.; France, M. B.; Alty, I. G. Saber, C. A.; Smith, D. M. “Synthesis of 1,1-Diphenylethylene (DPE): The Marriage of a Grignard Reaction and a Column Chromatography Experiment” J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93 (1), 206–209.
Alty, L. T. "Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters in Egg Yolk using GC-MS" J. Chem. Educ. 2009, 86, 962-965.
Alty, Lisa T. Monoterpene Unknowns Identified Using IR, 1 H-NMR, 13C-NMR, DEPT, COSY, and HETCOR J. Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1387-9.
France, M.B., Alty, L.T., Earl, T.M. Synthesis of a 7-oxanorbornene Monomer: A Two-Step Sequence Preparation for the Organic Laboratory, J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 659-660.
Alty, L.T. Multitasking, J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 663-665.
- 1994 Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premedical Honor Society
- 1989 Mednick Foundation Fellowship
- 1987 Sigma Xi
- 1986 Rho Chi, Pharmacy Honor Society
- 1984-85 A. H. Robins Graduate Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry
- 1982-83 A. D. Williams Predoctoral Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry
- National Science Foundation Major Research and Instrumentation Grant, "MRI: Acquisition of a Liquid Chromatograph Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer to Enhance Research at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute" $282,226, Lisa Alty (PD/PI), with Uffelman and France, 7/2009.
- Treakle Foundation Grant in Support of Improvements to the Biochemistry Laboratory, $2000.00, with LaRiviere, 8/2006.
- Treakle Foundation Grant in Support of Equipment to Build a New Biochemistry Laboratory, 2500.00, 8/2003.
- National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program, "Multinuclear Gradient Inverse Probe, Amplifier, and Overnight Low Temperature Dewar for High-Field NMR Spectroscopy in the Chemistry Department at Washington and Lee University", $70,830.00, with Uffelman, France, and Desjardins, 6/2003.
- National Science Foundation Instrument and Laboratory Improvement Program, "High-Field Multinuclear NMR in Undergraduate Education at Washington and Lee University", $99,500, with Uffelman and France, 1996.