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Department of Chemistry

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From the University’s founding in 1850 until the present day, the study of chemistry at Rochester has prospered. Our department continues to provide outstanding opportunities to undertake and accomplish significant research, and engage in excellent educational programs leading to the BS and BA degrees in chemistry and PhD studies in chemistry and allied fields.

The department's program presents unrivaled opportunities for education and research in the traditional fields of analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry, as well as a variety of interdisciplinary areas.

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Upcoming Events

Chemistry Physical Seminar: Akimov

Alexey Akimov, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SUNY Buffalo. Hosted by Professor Frank Huo.

Monday, February 15 4:00pm
Chemistry Inorganic/Physical Seminar: La Pierre

Henry La Pierre, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech. Hosted by Professor Michael Neidig.

Monday, March 1 3:15pm

Recent Events

Chemistry Physical Seminar: Schimpf

Monday, December 7, 2020

Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Schley

Monday, November 30, 2020

Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Saouma

Monday, November 16, 2020

Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Cotruvo

Monday, November 9, 2020

Chemistry Organic Seminar: Jeffries-El

Friday, November 6, 2020

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