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MAJ Ford Lannan


Assistant Professor
US Army
Army Branch:
Special Forces

Contact Information:
Office Location: Bartlett Hall, 406
Phone: 845-938-4378
Email: Ford.Lannan@usma.edu

​MAJ Lannan teaches General Chemistry and is the course director for Human Physiology.  In addition, he is involved with menotring cadets with their individual research, CH 489/490.

During his graduate studies MAJ Lannan worked for the center for chemical evolution, which focused on the chemistry associated with the emergence of life. His graduate research included the exploration of alternative milieus that enable functioning long-chain bio-molecules(biopolymers). He specialized in utilizing circular dichroism spectroscopy to analyze the thermodynamic and kinetic properties of g-quadruplex DNA, specifically, the human telomere sequence.