Chemistry & Biochemistry

college students graduating

Learn about our research-driven MS Chemistry and MS Biochemistry programs! Or consult with our graduate advisors for information on funding opportunities and details on how to apply.

Hybrid lipid–nanoparticle complexes

A recent study by MS student Kevin Vargas and Prof. Shon, "Hybrid lipid–nanoparticle complexes for biomedical applications", was selected as the cover article for J. of Materials Chemistry B.

Bhandari and her lab group

Prof. Bhandari received a $400k National Institutes of Health SCORE grant for her project titled Novel Insights into Cancer Cell Survival during Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress.

Jason Schwans

Congratulations to Prof. Jason Schwans on earning the 2019 University Achievement Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Student Engagement in Research!

Paul Weers Research Group

Prof. Paul Weers (right) received a 4-year, $442k National Institutes of Health SCORE grant to fund his study Mechanism of initiation of lipid binding of apolipoprotein A-I.

Jordan Ngo

2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher and Bhandari Lab researcher Jordan Ngo was awarded an NSF Research Fellowship to support his PhD studies at UC Berkeley.

American Chemical Society
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
American Assoication of Chemistry Teachers
Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is part of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.