PhD Biochemistry, Purdue University
David Nowack is professor of biochemistry at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich. He joined the faculty in 1998.
Born in Rolla, Miss., Nowack received his bachelor of arts in chemistry education from Union College, Lincoln, Neb., in 1976. In 1987, he completed his master of science in medicinal chemistry and pharmacology at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
In 1988, he completed his doctor of philosophy in nutritional biochemistry from Purdue University. His dissertation is entitled: "Modulation of Transition Vesicle Formation and Function by Vitamin A."
Prior to coming to Andrews, Nowack served as professor of chemistry at Union College. He has also held positions as a science instructor at Lynwood Adventist Academy, Lynwood, Calif., and instructor in science education at Andrews Academy, Berrien Springs, Mich.
The students of Andrews recognized his teaching and advising excellence during the 2001-2002 school year when he was awarded advisor of the year.
Nowack has received numerous grants for research from the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Bender & Hobein in Munich, Germany, and from the office of Scholarly Research at Andrews. He has also published many articles.
Nowack is a member of the American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi Research Society, and the Nebraska Academy of Science.
He is married to Judy Curry Nowack. They have a daughter, Allison, and a son, Daniel.