Events & Seminars

Oct
4
Tue
11:00 am X-ray Vision into the World of Enzymes
X-ray Vision into the World of Enzymes
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dr. Nozomi Ando, Chemistry Department, Princeton University
4:00 pm The Folding Cooperativity of a Protein is Controlled by the Topology of its Polypeptide Chain
The Folding Cooperativity of a Protein is Controlled by the Topology of its Polypeptide Chain
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
22nd Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture Professor Carlos J. Bustamante, University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Physics, Chemistry, and Molecular and Cell Biology, Raymond and Bevrly Sackler Chair of Biophysics 3:00 PM  Reception: James A. Yorke[...]

Welcome to UMCP Chemistry & Biochemistry

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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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Alumnus Tobin Marks Receives 2017 Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society’s Highest Honor

“I am deeply honored to receive this most important recognition from the American Chemical Society, and likewise am deeply honored to join the ranks of all the previous

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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…)

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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.