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Research at the Department of Chemistry

Key research in the Department of Chemistry focuses on issues that affect the environment. Researchers are working on the creation of new energy efficient and environmentally friendly batteries; figuring out the impact nanoparticles have on the environment; and capturing excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. These are just some of our scientists' important research initiatives.

Research News

July 1, 2015
Mapping Hydrogen Bond Networks in Protein Kinase A
Professor Gianluigi Veglia’s research paper, “Mapping the Hydrogen Bond Networks in the Catalytic Subunit of Protein Kinase A Using H/D Fractionation Factors,” published in Biochemistry, has been selected as an ACS Editor’s Choice. Read More

June 29, 2015
Non-Enzyme Dimerization Likely in Biosynthesis of Paracaseolide
Researchers establish that a non-enzyme-mediated dimerization is likely involved in the biosynthesis of the natural product known as paracaseolide. Read More


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Please visit our Centers and Facilities page for descriptions of the various centers associated with the Department of Chemistry. Here is a short listing of them.

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