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Carrie Koenigstein

Professor and Associate Dean of Sciences
Academic Background
Doctorate, Duke University, Biochemistry
Master of Education, Converse College, Natural Science
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech, Biochemistry
Phone Number:
(864) 884-7853
Carrie Koenigstein

What classes do you teach at Anderson

Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Principles of Biology 2

What year did you start teaching at AU


Why teach at AU?

I love helping people grow academically, personally and professionally to become what God has designed them to be.


Gardening (vegetables and native plants), sewing, crochet, knitting

People might be interested to know I...

Lived in France for 2.5 years. My son was born in France during that time.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

My classes tend to be challenging but well organized and fair. Students learn a lot about the subject, so I enjoy getting thankful feedback from them when they graduate and find my class material helpful in graduate and professional programs.

Places you've lived

Maiden name was Carrie Ann Temple. Has lived in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia in addition to France.


Temple, C.A., and Rajagopalan, K.V. 2000. Mechanism of assembly of the bis (molybdopterin guaninedinucleotide) molybdenum cofactor in Rhodobacter sphaeroides DMSO reductase. Journal of Biological Chemistry 275: 40202-40210.

Temple, C.A., George, G.N., Hilton, J.C., George, M.J., Prince, R.C., Barber, M.J., and Rajagopalan, K.V. 2000. Structure of the molybdenum site of Rhodobacter sphaeroides biotin sulfoxide reductase. Biochemistry 39: 4046-4052.

Temple, C.A., Graf, T.N., and Rajagopalan, K.V. 2000. Optimization of expression of human sulfite oxidase and its molybdenum domain. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 383: 281-287.