Faculty Profile

Earle Adams

Earle Adams

Assistant Research Professor

Email: earle.adams@umontana.edu
Office: Chem 122
Office Hours:

Fall 2014: MWF: 8-10

Current Position

Assistant Research Professor


Chemistry 466/566  'NMR instrumental training'

Chemistry 141L/143L fall and spring


BS: Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky

MS: Clemson University, Clemson, SC

PhD: Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Research Postdoctoral: Yale School of Medicine, Department of Oncology, New Haven, CT

NSF-NAIR Postdoctoral: Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.

Selected Publications

"Fungal ABC Transporter-Associated Activity of Isoflavonoids from the Root Extract of Dalea formosa." Gil Belosfsky, Marcin Kolaczkowski, Earle Adams, John Schreiber, Victoria Eisenberg, Christina Coleman, Yike Zou, Daneel Ferreira. Journal of Natural Products, 2013, 76(5), p 915-925.

Ward, T.; Vanek, D.; Marra, N.; Holian, A.; Adams, E. R.; Jones, D. Knuth, R. Evolution of the Air Toxics Under The Big Sky Program. Journal of Chemical Education, 2011,  vol 88 (4), 397-2011.

Adams, E.; Smith, G.; Ward, T. J.; Vanek, D.; Marra, N.; Jones, D.; Henthorn, M.; Striebel, J. Air Toxics Under the Big Sky: A Real-World Investigation To Engage High School Science Students, J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 221-224, doi:10.1021/ed085p221  

“The Big Sky Model:  A regional collaboration for participatory research on environmental health in the rural West” by Tony Ward, DV, Nancy Marra, Andrij Holian, Earle Adams, David Jones, and Randy Knuth”.  Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 12(3), 2008; p 103-115.

Adams, E.: Ward, T.: Vanek, D.: Marra, N. et al.  The Big Sky Inside: Measuring Rural Indoor Air Quality and Its Impact on the Community, The Science Teacher 76(4) , April 2009, p.40-45. 

Air Toxics Under The Big Sky – A High School Science Teaching Tool.” David Jonesa*MS,  Tony Wardb PhD,  Diana VanekbMS, Nancy MarrabMS, Curtis Noonanb PhD,  Garon Smithc PhD, and Earle Adamsc PhD aBig Sky High School, Missoula, Montana, 59804, USA  bThe University of Montana, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Missoula, Montana, 59812, USA cThe University of Montana, Department of Chemistry, Missoula, Montana, 59812, USA  Submitted 2/2007 to the SENCER online journal.

Ward, T.J., Hamilton, R.F., Underberg, H., Adams, E., and Jones, D.  “Indoor/ambient residential air toxics results in western Montana, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.”

CBSD Facilities

Magnetic Resonance core facility


American Chemical Society