The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is internationally recognized for its research and education. As part of a commitment to continuing this tradition of excellence, the department provides a graduate program that integrates opportunities for cutting-edge creative research and study across a wide range of areas including analytical, atmospheric, biochemistry, biophysical, chemical physics, environmental, organic, materials and nanoscience, and physical chemistry.
Graduate students enjoy extensive scientific collaboration with chemistry and biochemistry faculty, with other departments such as Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, and Physics, and with research institutes and agencies such as the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), Joint Institutes of Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Links to further information about the Ph.D. program, research in the department, and applications materials can be found on this website. As always, should you have any questions about our Ph.D. program you should feel free to contact our Graduate Student Coordinator.