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Inaugural ASPIRE Dinner-October 15-RSVP Now!

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Cal State Fullerton cordially invites you to support CSUF student research at the Inaugural ASPIRE Dinner (Alumni Supporting Programs for the Integration of Research and Education). Saturday, October 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Apply Now for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Weekend Research Experience

The HHMI Weekend Research program targets the engagement of beginning college students in research experiences that will excite their interest in chemistry, biology and mathematics.

Apply Now for Big Data Discovery and Diversity Research

Join the Big Data Discovery and Diversity-Research Education Advancement Program. Gain statistical, analytic and computational skills and engage in Big Data research at CSUF and USC! Deadline to apply is October 7.

Our Newest Tenure-Track Faculty

Dr. Andrew Petit, Dr. Sachel Villafane-Garcia and Dr. Michael Groves join the department of chemistry and biochemistry this fall.

Chemist Uses Math and Computers to Model Excited Molecules

Andrew Petit joins CSUF this fall as a new assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry.

Faculty Position Open: Biochemistry and Chemistry Tenure-Track

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Biochemistry and Chemistry.

Marie Johnson, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Johnson stepped into her new position as dean July 1, following a 21-year teaching career at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Commencement 2016

Commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 21 for the College of NSM. View pictures of the Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates!

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 33rd Annual Awards Reception

The College of NSM held its annual awards reception to honor students, staff, and faculty for outstanding achievements. View pictures from the event!

Alumni Day 2016

View pictures from the Second Annual Alumni Day hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry! Keynote speaker and alumnus, Dr. Pejman Naraghi-Arani, second from left, with Dr. Richard Deming, Dr. Gene Hiegel (his mentor) and Dr. Christopher Meyer.

Science Educator Honored With Inaugural Alumni Day Award

Science educator H. Eric Streitberger, center, receives the Alumni Day Award from chemistry and biochemistry faculty members Paula Hudson and Peter de Lijser, the department's chair.

Myth-Busting Duo Inspire

Adam Savage, left and Jamie Hyneman of Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" were given a standing ovation last night as they stressed to students the value of science and learning through failure. David Bowman moderates, right.

A Champion for Global Health

CSUF alumna Navid Madani discusses her work as a senior scientist at Harvard Medical School

CSUF Science Majors Are Finalists for Research Awards

CSUF students Julianne Truong, Kevin Chiem, Eric Yik and Edward Pushkarev are finalists for CSU research awards.

Combating Climate Change

CSUF Scientists, Students Tackle Ways to Help Earth

Biochemist Receives National Honor for Research Discoveries

Maria C. Linder, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow for her distinguished research efforts.

Leading the Way in SI

Philip Janowicz, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is the interim director of the California State University Center of Excellence for Supplemental Instruction.

Inspiring Future Scientists

Alumna Navid Madani, center, a senior scientist at Harvard Medical School, recently returned to campus to discuss her HIV research and share how a CSUF education helped launch her career.

Honoring Student Science Research

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will showcase its trademark undergraduate research program on Friday, May 8, in Dan Black Hall from 12-2 pm.

Titans Winners at CSU Competition

Student researchers Kyle Hess, from left, Brenna Biggs and April Nakagawa won honors for their work at the CSU Research Competition. Photos courtesy of California State University, San Bernardino.

Dr. John Haan Receives the Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member Award

Outstanding Faculty Award The Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member Award was presented to Dr. John Haan at the 32nd Annual Awards Reception held by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics on April 30, 2015. Since joining the faculty in 2011, Dr.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Annual Awards Reception

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics held its 32nd Annual Awards Reception on April 28, 2016 at the TSU Pavilions. Each of the Departments in the College gave recognition, scholarships and awards to its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.

Course Offerings

**Attention: Take the Chemistry Placement Exam (CPE) before enrolling in CHEM 120A or CHEM 200. NOTICE REGARDING THIS INFORMATION: The following chemistry course listing is for informational purposes only, as it may be subject to change. Students wishing to obtain the

Meet the Faculty and Staff

Meet the faculty and staff of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Degree Programs

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers an outstanding educational environment for undergraduate and graduate students. We offer undergraduate degree programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as minors in Chemistry. Our graduate degree program is an M.S. in Chemistry.

Inaugural ASPIRE Dinner-October 15-RSVP Now!

Inaugural ASPIRE Dinner-October 15-RSVP Now!

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at

Apply Now for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Weekend Research Experience

Apply Now for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Weekend Research Experience

The HHMI Weekend Research program targets the

Apply Now for Big Data Discovery and Diversity Research

Apply Now for Big Data Discovery and Diversity Research

Join the Big Data Discovery and Diversity-Research

Our Newest Tenure-Track Faculty

Our Newest Tenure-Track Faculty

Dr. Andrew Petit, Dr. Sachel Villafane-Garcia and

Chemist Uses Math and Computers to Model Excited Molecules

Chemist Uses Math and Computers to Model Excited Molecules

Andrew Petit joins CSUF this fall as

Faculty Position Open:  Biochemistry and Chemistry Tenure-Track

Faculty Position Open: Biochemistry and Chemistry Tenure-Track

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites

Marie Johnson, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Marie Johnson, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Johnson stepped into her new position as

Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016

Commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 33rd Annual Awards Reception

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 33rd Annual Awards Reception

The College of NSM held its annual

Alumni Day 2016

Alumni Day 2016

View pictures from the Second Annual Alumni

Science Educator Honored With Inaugural Alumni Day Award

Science Educator Honored With Inaugural Alumni Day Award

Science educator H. Eric Streitberger, center, receives

Myth-Busting Duo Inspire

Myth-Busting Duo Inspire

Adam Savage, left and Jamie Hyneman of

A Champion for Global Health

A Champion for Global Health

CSUF alumna Navid Madani discusses her work

CSUF Science Majors Are Finalists for Research Awards

CSUF Science Majors Are Finalists for Research Awards

CSUF students Julianne Truong, Kevin Chiem, Eric

Combating Climate Change

Combating Climate Change

CSUF Scientists, Students Tackle Ways to Help

Biochemist Receives National Honor for Research Discoveries

Biochemist Receives National Honor for Research Discoveries

Maria C. Linder, professor of chemistry and

Leading the Way in SI

Leading the Way in SI

Philip Janowicz, assistant professor of chemistry and

Inspiring Future Scientists

Inspiring Future Scientists

Alumna Navid Madani, center, a senior scientist

Honoring Student Science Research

Honoring Student Science Research

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will

Titans Winners at CSU Competition

Titans Winners at CSU Competition

Student researchers Kyle Hess, from left, Brenna

Dr. John Haan Receives  the Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member Award

Dr. John Haan Receives the Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member Award

Outstanding Faculty Award The Outstanding Untenured Faculty Member

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Annual Awards Reception

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Annual Awards Reception

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Course Offerings

Course Offerings

**Attention: Take the Chemistry Placement Exam (CPE)

Meet the Faculty and Staff

Meet the Faculty and Staff

Meet the faculty and staff of the

Degree Programs

Degree Programs

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers

Chemistry & BiochemistryAlumni Spotlight

Learn what some of our recent alumni are doing

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Sept 15 - Dr. Thomas Bussey, UC San Diego

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