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.

outreach experience with graduate student

Dept Technician Alex Long and grad student Kristi Ishihara are receiving accolades for aiding Prof. Tian with initiating a new hands-on outreach program @TheBeach for AP Chem students at Sante Fe High School.

Prof. Slowinska with Lab Students

Slowinska Lab researchers won awards for best graduate (Phelicita Bell, far left) and undergraduate (Darian Gamble, far right) poster presentations at the 2019 FACSS SciX meeting.

Jason Schwans

Prof. Young-Seok Shon recently received a 3-year, $213k National Science Foundation grant to study the impact of lipids on non-covalent interactions between nanoparticles and substrates. 

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.