Featured Events

August 23: Fall semester term classes begin

September 20: Census day

October 17-23: National Chemistry Week

"Fast or Slow...Chemistry Makes It Go!"

Latest Chemistry Video

Catalytic Converter Stolen? Here's Why

Upcoming Seminars

Join us for our virtual Chemistry Seminar Series! To register, please click here.

FALL 2021

August 27: Dr. Chris Garcia, Virginia Tech

"Mitochondrial Uncouplers: Development as Therapeutics for Metabolic Diseases"

September 3: STEM RISE, LSAMP and McNair Scholar Program

"Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program", "McNair Scholars Program" & "Research and Immersion for STEM Excellence" 

September 10: Dr. Sherri Mason, Penn State Behrend

"The Plastic Paradox"

September 17: Dr. Huan Phan, Emmanuel Medical Center

"Working as a Pharmacist"

October 1: Dr. Matthew Grandbois, DuPont Electronics & Industrial

"Chemistry & It’s Ability to Connect Us"

October 8: Nyesa Enakaya, MS, PhD candidate, Howard University

"The Design and Synthesis of 5-HMF Derivatives for Use as  Novel Allosteric Modulators  for Hemoglobin"

October 15: Marco Soto, Doctors Medical Center, Modesto

"The Art of Grossing"

October 22: Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Nexus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

"Application of advanced analytical instruments in pharmaceutical development"

November 12: Dr. Sydney Ramirez, La Jolla Institute for Immunology


December 3Dr. Kara McCloskey, UC Merced



Outstanding Chapter Award Received by the ACS

The Warriors Chemistry Club, an ACS student affiliate chapter, received an Outstanding Chapter Award for their work done during the 2019-2020 academic year. Congratulations!

Dr. Gönül Schara was awarded a four-year NIH SC3 Grant to synthesize high-value drug metabolites using native and protein-engineered activities of an oxygenase enzyme for research use in preclinical drug development. Congratulations!

The Department of Chemistry offers programs of study for students seeking a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Students may also elect to complete a concentration in Environmental Sciences or a Teaching Credential as part of their degree program. Students should consult with their department adviser to determine which degree and program are best suited to their career objectives.

The Chemistry Department is well equipped with modern instrumentation and facilities. Check out our inventory.


All Fall 2021 Faculty Office Hours are by ZOOM appointment. Please reach out to Faculty by email to schedule.

Congratulations Warriors Chemistry Club!!

Congratulations! to the Warriors Chemistry Club for the Outstanding Award from the American Chemical Society, in recognition for their activities during the very challenging 2020-21 academic year.

Congratulations Warriors Chemistry Club!!!

Congratulations on winning both the "Greatest Achivement Award" and "Outstanding Student Organization Award" from Stan State. Great job everyone!