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


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


For Spring 2016 General Chemistry Placement Exam information, please click 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.


C & E News published a supplemental this month. Prof. Anderson published a top-ten innovation for 2014.


Professor Sucheck received an NIH grant for his work on the Synthesis of Glycopeptide Cancer Vaccines.


The department welcomes Dr. Wei Li as the newest member of our faculty.


Date set for University of Toledo Alumni Event


Jim Zubricky has been named the Toledo ACS 2015 Outreach Volunteer of the Year. 


Professor Karunarathne's recent work was published in Neuron and highlighted on NBC news.

Last Updated: 9/29/15