WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro! The department offers an American Chemical Society certified B.S. in Chemistry with concentrations in chemistry, biochemistry and research, a B.S. in Biochemistry, as well as a B.A. degree in Chemistry. The Department has a well-established Master’s level program in Chemistry and in Biochemistry. Our new PhD program in Medicinal Biochemistry began in Fall 2008.

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Dr. Mitch Croatt

Dr. Mitch Croatt has received a Candace Bernard-Robert Glickman Dean's Professorship from the College of Arts and Sciences.  This professorship honors junior faculty with outstanding accomplishments and great promise.

Terry Nile

ACS Poster-Vendor Night, Student Awardees
Back Row From Left to Right: Natalie Hage, Undergraduate 2nd Place, David Zich, Undergraduate 3rd Place, Joseph Egan, Undergraduate 1st Place, Daniel Todd, Graduate 3rd Place, Amanda Watson, Graduate 2nd Place, and Front Row: Sherona Sirkisoon, Graduate 1st Place.

Terry Nile

Dr. Terry Nile received UNCG's first Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Terry Nile

Daniel Nasrallah, a BS Chemistry with Concentration in Research major, was awarded the 1st Place Prize at the 8th Annual Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo.  The title of his presentation was, "Investigation in the Syntheses and Applications of Cyanocarbenes."

Terry Nile

Dr. Kim Petersen has received grant funding from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for her project entitled,"Regio and Enantioselective Trifluoromethylation Reactions through a Combined Chelation Chiral Trifluoromethylsilane Strategy".

Terry Nile

Dr. Nile has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an International Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site. The grant will allow students from UNCG and institutions nationwide to undertake research at the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Cardiff in the United Kingdom for up to eight weeks in each of the summers 2014-16.

Dipti Paudel

Dipti Paudel, a BS Biochemistry major, was awarded the first Lilian Nile Undergraduate Research Assistantship this summer. She used the assistantship to participate in our Summer International Undergraduate Research at the University of Bristol working with Dr. Paul Curnow of the School of Biochemistry. The generous donations of several of our alumni and faculty make this assistantship possible. Thanks!

Daniel Nasrallah

Dr. Greg Raner with Co-PIs Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nick Oberlies has received NIH/NCCAM R15 Award for his project entitled, “Antioxidant activities of freeze dried acai berry (Euterpe Oleracea) extracts”

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September 18-19, 2014 at UNCG Cone Ballroom
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Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduation 2013
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Departmental Ceremony

Friday, May 9th, 2014  at 1:30 PM. 
Sullivan Science Bldg. Rm 101
UNDERGRADS INTERESTED IN RESEARCH!
Interested in performing research in chemistry or biochemistry? Look through our faculty's research specialties for a topic you might enjoy and fill out an application for the Undergraduate Research Program.