Stephanie King

Primary office:
School of Pharmacy - Wichita, room 2331H

Stephanie King joined the Department of Medicinal Chemistry in July 2011. She received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Wichita State University, and in 2004 earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Ohio University. Before coming to KU, she served the citizens of Broward County, Florida and Sedgwick County, Kansas as a forensic DNA analyst. Dr. King teaches the Medicinal Biochemistry laboratory on the Wichita campus.

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Chemistry, Ohio University
  • Master of Science, Chemistry, Ohio University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Wichita State University


  1. MidAmerica Forensic DNA Conference, Columbia, MO, April 7, 2011. “Probative Value of Male DNA on Underwear Collected from Female Children with Adult Male Caretakes.” Geering, S.*, S. King, S. Hoofer, R. Hansen, S. Steadman.
  2. MidAmerica Forensic DNA Conference, Columbia, MO, April 7, 2010. “Recovery of DNA from latent fingerprint lifts.” Steadman, S.*, S. Hoofer, S. Geering, S. King.
  3. McCord, B.; Hartzell, B.; King, S. Separation of DNA by Capillary Electrophoresis. In CE from Small Ions to Macromolecules; Schmitt-Kopplin, P. Ed.; Methods in Molecular Biology Series; Humana Press: Totowa, New Jersey, in press.
  4. Bektesevic, S. 2005. Green challenges: Student perspectives from the 2004 ACS-PRF summer school on green chemistry. Green Chemistry 7: 403-407.
  5. King, S.; McCord, B.R.; Riefler, R.G. 2005. Capillary Electrophoresis-Single Stand Conformation Polymorphism Analysis for Monitoring Bacteria in a Soil Community. Journal of Microbiological Methods 60(1): 83-92.
  6. King, S.; Meyer, J.S.; Andrews, A.J.R. 2002. Screening Method for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Soil Using Hollow Fiber Membrane Solvent Microextraction. Journal of Chromatography, A 982: 201-208.

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