Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


The department is celebrating its centennial this year. Click here for more details.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Toledo offers both undergraduate and graduate programs for students with a passion for understanding the chemistry of the world around them. These programs include Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as Masters and Doctoral programs.

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Departmental News


Application materials are now available for Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry Scholarships. More information can be found here.


It is once again time to vote for your favorite Chemistry Teaching Assistant! Information is available here and the voting form can be downloaded here.


The perennial Saturday Morning Science program will be starting again in February. Please check out the schedule to see what interests you.


The department has initiated a search to hire a new tenure-track faculty member with a focus on Green Chemistry. The ad can be found here.


Dr. Steve Sucheck has been elected Secretary of the American Chemical Society Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry. Congratulations!


Starting in Summer 2016 the department will be offering courses leading to the Masters' in Education-Chemistry degree in partnership with colleagues in education, biology and English. The program has been funded by a $769,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education.  Chemistry faculty include Drs. Beres, Cohen, Giolando, Jorgensen, Mason and Mock. 


The department has initiated a search to hire a new tenure-track Analytical Chemist. The ad can be found here.


Dr. Pinkerton was awarded a 3-year $450,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research.


Dr. Kirschbaum's paper Structural patterns at all scales in a nonmetallic chiral Au133(SR)52 nanoparticle was published in Science Advances.


Professor Cohen is the recipient of a Patriot Award by the US Department of Defense for the support she has given to one of her students serving in the Ohio Army National Guard.


Professor Bellizzi has been awarded a 3-year NIH grant for his work studying circadian rhythms.


Professor Zhu has been awarded a 3-year NSF grant for his continuing stereoselective glycosidic bond formation.

Last Updated: 2/8/16