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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Fuel efficient cars are expensive. These researchers are trying to make them more affordable.

Two Northeastern researchers have received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy to develop technology to lower the cost of fuel cells for energy-efficient cars.
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He wants to put Puerto Rico, devastated by Hurricane Maria, back on the (nano) grid

Northeastern professor Eugene Smotkin wants to re-use hybrid car batteries to reinforce Puerto Rico's power grid with solar energy.
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PhD Profile: Daniel Donnelly

Daniel Donnelly, Chemistry PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
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Events

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Sep 24th, 2018
Prof. Justin Crane of Northeastern University, Department of Biology presents: Metabolic mechanisms of skin aging and repair https://cos.northeastern.edu/faculty/justin-crane/
Sep 19th, 2018 - Dec 5th, 2018
Dr. Bryan Shaw of Baylor University will be joining us to discuss Bi-inorganic Chemistry, Protien misfolding and Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).