Events & Seminars

11:00 am Sequential One-Pot Multienzyme (OPME) Systems for Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Carbohydrates
Sequential One-Pot Multienzyme (OPME) Systems for Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Carbohydrates
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dr. Xi Chen, University of California, Davis Abstract:  Carbohydrates and glycoconjugates play important roles in biology. Obtaining these structures in pure forms will help to elucidate their functions and explore their potential therapeutic applications. We[...]
11:00 am NanoCenter Colloquium, AVW 2460
NanoCenter Colloquium, AVW 2460
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Professor Mark Ratner, Northwestern University

Welcome to UMCP Chemistry & Biochemistry


Chair, Professor Janice Reutt-Robey

Dear Alumni and Friends,
Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry! Our department is expanding the frontiers of the molecular sciences, while educating students and the next-generation of researchers.

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Efrain Rodriguez Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Rodriguez received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) (more…)

Sintim and Dayie labs’ research on bacterial riboswitches featured as cover for Molecular BioSystems

Research from Sintim and Dayie labs on bacterial riboswitches that sense cyclic dinucleotides has been featured as cover for Molecular BioSystems. (more…)


Graduate Programs

Biochemistry PhD Program

We provide rigorous graduate course work in biochemical and biophysical principles and techniques as well as in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics, and systems biology. Learn more about our Biochemistry Graduate Program.

Chemistry PhD Program

Collaborate on projects in interdisciplinary fields such as nanofabrication, bioorganic chemistry, supramolecular synthesis, environmental and atmospheric chemistry and fuel cell research. Learn more about our Chemistry Graduate Program.