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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Pre-eminent Chemist Lai-Xi Wang to Join UMD Faculty

Lai-Xi Wang, a leading carbohydrate chemist with expertise in glycoscience, enzymology and immunology, will join the faculty at UMD as professor of chemistry and biochemistry,

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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.

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