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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: Kapral

Raymond Kapral, University of Toronto. "Molecular Machines and Synthetic Motors: Active Motion on Nanoscales" Event FlyerResearch GroupFaculty Page

Monday, October 21 4:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium: Tokmakoff

Andrei Tokmakoff, University of Chicago. "", The Tokmakoff group studies the molecular dynamics of aqueous solutions and biophysical processes. We wish to...

Wednesday, October 23 12:00pm
Chemistry Organic Seminar: Stokes

Benjamin Stokes, University of California Merced, "discovering, developing, and understanding new catalytic syntheses of small organic molecules," Event...

Friday, October 25 9:00am
Chemistry Physical Seminar: Schaller

Richard Schaller, Northwestern University/Argonne National Lab, "". The Schaller group investigates the effects that quantum confinement imparts on matter...

Monday, October 28 4:00pm
Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Limberg

Christian Limberg, Humboldt University, Berlin, “Solid catalysts and enzymes as an inspiration for the design of functional molecular compounds." Event...

Wednesday, October 30 12:00pm

Recent Events

W. Albert Noyes, Jr. Lecture: Schatz

Thursday, October 10, 2019

W. Albert Noyes, Jr. Lecture: Schatz

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

W. Albert Noyes, Jr. Lecture: Schatz

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Chemistry Marshall Gates Happy Hour

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Chemistry Colloquium: Shenvi

Friday, October 4, 2019

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