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Undergraduate and graduate students perform research in a number of different areas of chemistry. Interests range from theoretical physical chemistry, drug discovery, organic synthesis, and nanomaterials to new chemical biology in cells and new drug delivery designs.

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Graduate students are trained via a wide range of traditional and interdisciplinary approaches. Working with outstanding faculty who are leaders in their field, students can pursue M.S. or Ph.D. Degrees, and be supported via research grants, teaching positions, or fellowships.s.

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Undergraduates can choose one of our four undergraduate degrees, which include a B.A., the prestigious ACS certified B.S., or a B.S. focused on either Medicinal Chemistry or Biochemistry. Undergraduate researchers often perform research and become senior members of our research groups.

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Now accepting applications for the Summer REU and iREU programs!

Oct 18, 2017, 12:00 PM

Applications for the 2018 Summer REU and iREU programs are now available online.  Please visit the ...