PhD in Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a Ph.D. degree program in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Students in the program take coursework and participate in mentored research to develop a fundamental understanding of the chemical and biochemical principles that direct the discovery, design and development of new approaches to address fundamental challenges related to health, education, environment, and energy. Several areas of research emphasis are open to students in the program, including Bioanalytical, Biophysical, Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Natural Products, Integrative Medicine and Chemical Education Research. In addition, opportunities to take part in Internships with local companies are available as part of the training.  For more information about the Chemistry and Biochemistry program, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact individual faculty members about research opportunities.

For general questions about the Chemistry and Biochemistry Ph.D. program, please contact:

Dr. Nicholas Oberlies
Director of Graduate Studies