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Chemistry and Chemical Biology

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology offers education in basic chemistry and modern chemistry-related disciplines. Students in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology can expect nearly all major-related courses to be taught by research-active faculty and industry experts.

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Chemistry Degree Programs

The quest for excellence in all we do permeates the entire program and we can boast undergraduates who have been published in journals such as Nature and Science.

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He Wants to Make Gas-powered Cars Obsolete

Sanjeev Mukerjee, a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern, is working to develop technology to lower the cost of fuel cells for consumer vehicles.
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Chemistry Department Ranked Most Gender Diverse

The Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity held a survey that found Northeastern's chemistry department to be the most gender diverse!
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She’s Giving Boston Residents a Taste of the Great Outdoors

Michelle Mouw, the chief operating officer of Mass Hike, says that she joined the organization because she believes in the restorative and healing effects of nature.
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Jul 15th, 2019
Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt, Assistant Professor for Experimental Biophysics of Department of Physics, Kent State University, OH, USA presents: “Nanoarchitectures and bioengineering tools made from DNA” https://www.kent.edu/physics/profile/thorsten-lars-schmidt