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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 Inorganic Seminar: Williams

Travis Williams, University of Southern California, "Applications and Mechanism in Hydrogen Transfer Catalysis" Seminar AbstractResearch Group

Monday, February 18 4:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium: Mapp

Anna Mapp, University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, "Conformational capture of transcriptional coactivators using small molecules.'" Seminar...

Wednesday, February 27 12:00pm
Seymour Rothchild Lecture: Dempsey

Jillian Dempsey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Elucidating Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Mechanisms Underpinning the Catalytic Generation...

Wednesday, March 6 12:00pm
Chemistry Organic Seminar: Kotch

Frank Kotch, Pfizer Inc. World Wide Research & Development. Seminar title: "Antibody Drug Conjugates: Process Development of Complex Biologic Medicines". ...

Friday, March 8 9:00am
W. Albert Noyes, Jr. Lecture: Gruebele

Martin Gruebele, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Imaging single particle excited states and glassy dynamics at sub-nm resolution”. The...

Monday, March 18 4:00pm

Recent Events

Andrew S. Kende Lecture: Nicewicz

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Andrew S. Kende Lecture: Nicewicz

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Chemistry Organic PhD Defense: Raymond

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Andrew S. Kende Lecture: Nicewicz

Monday, February 4, 2019

Chemistry Colloquium: Arnold

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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