Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in chemistry. Undergraduates can consider our five-year BS/MS degree program.
Our PhD program features internationally recognized research and a small student/faculty ratio.
Our research spans virtually all areas of modern chemical research and related fields.
In the Spotlight
William Jones Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Congratulations to William D. Jones, Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry, on his election to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Bill is an exemplary teacher and mentor, an eminent scholar, and a fantastic colleague. I speak for the entire chemistry department when I say we are delighted that Bill was recognized for his research excellence by his election into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. "
Professor Todd Krauss, Chair of the Department of Chemistry
Seminars & Colloquia
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June 11, 2021
Courtney Stanford, Assistant Professor of Teaching, will officially join the UR Department of C ...
May 19, 2021
Congratulations to David Vargas (Fasan Group) on being selected as the winner of the 2021 Merck Rese ...
May 11, 2021
Congratulations to Michael Klaczko, one of our 3rd year PhD candidates in the McGrath Lab, for winni ...
May 5, 2021
Several of our outstanding chemistry majors have won awards from the Chemistry Department, the Ameri ...
April 23, 2021
William D. Jones, Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to membership in the ...
From research opportunities to coursework, undergraduate students can make the most of the summer semester at Rochester.
CBI Training Program
Graduate students in the chemical and biological sciences at Rochester have the opportunity to participate in the NIH-funded Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program. Thirty faculty members from six departments and programs in AS&E and SMD serve as mentors to students participating in the program.