|Welcome to the Department of Chemistry
The academic and research excellence of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham provides one of the strongest chemistry programs in the southeast, having an excellent undergraduate and graduate academic reputation with ACS certified undergraduates scoring well above the national average and producing chemistry majors who are highly competitive for medical, dental, and graduate school programs throughout the U.S.
GSRD 2013 Winners!
Graduate Student Research Days 2013 results! Read more>>
2011-2012 Ireland Scholarship winner and chemistry graduate student, Ms. Jiabei Lin presented her award-winning talk entitled: ClpB Self-Assembly at the meeting as well. Ms. Lin is mentored by Dr. Aaron Lucius.
Dr. Ben Yancey Wins
Postdoc for Dr. Vyazovkin
funds travel. Read more>>
Michael Longmire, junior year Chemistry major, received the Sigma Xi award at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in November, 2012. Read more>>
Chemistry Major Honored,
Simone Ridgeway, a senior majoring in chemistry and minoring in Japanese and an honors student in the Science & Technology Honors Program, recently participated in Minority Access' 13th National Role Models Conference in Orlando, FL (Sept 28-30, 2012). Simone placed second winning a $1500 cash prize. She also received the 2012 National Student Role Model Award, which recognizes minority students who have excelled while maintaining an outstanding academic record. Ms. Ridgeway's research mentor is Dr. Jeonga Kim, Dept of Medicine, UAB.
hand-in-hand at the forensic
chemistry lab, where sleuths in
white coats grab the spotlight.
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First-year Chemistry major, Catherine Black, was recently accepted as one of 75 students nationwide into the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.
In the spirit of interdisciplinary research, Biology major, Stephanie Arana, has received an Outstanding Research Presentation Award at the 32nd Undergraduate Research Conference in Memphis, TN for her topic "Immunomodulatory Multilayer Coatings of Pancreatic Islets Based On Hydrogen-Bonded Polyphenol" Ms. Arana’s research mentor is Dr. Eugenia Kharlampieva, Department of Chemistry.