Graduate Studies


Graduate students at UNCG in either the PhD or Masters programs may select a research advisor from among the 13 full-time faculty in the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, working in research areas that range from fundamental atomic and molecular dynamics to diverse health related topics including immune function, HIV, Cancer, and even the aging process. Whether your interest is in synthetic chemistry, molecular spectroscopy, computational analysis, or cellular and molecular biology, you will find faculty members with the training and research expertise to guide you through your graduate research, and provide you with the knowledge and experience required to realize your career goals. Faculty in the department receive research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Chemical Society, Research Corporation and a variety of other private funding agencies in support of their research.

Please visit our Faculty's research pages.


The department of chemistry and biochemistry is located in a New Science Building that was completed in 2003, and is home to a vast array of chemical, physical and biochemical instrumentation including 2 NMR spectrometers (300 and 500 MHz), MALDI-TOF and ESI Mass Spectrometers, an EPR spectrometer, stopped-flow rapid kinetic analysis instrumentation, along with new state of the art cell culturing facilities.

Please visit our Departmental Instrumentation.