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The UAB Department of Chemistry is committed to training students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The research program emphasizes integrative research in the broad areas of advanced materials and drug discovery that encourages collaborations with researchers in academics and industry.

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The department has excellent research opportunities in:

  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Polymer Thin Films and Devices
  • Nanocrystals
  • Photophysics of Coordination Compounds
  • Electron Transfer Reactions
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Inorganic Synthesis and Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Drug Design
  • Metallacrown Ethers
  • Inorganic Polymers
  • Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Spectroscopy (MALDI)
  • Nonlinear Optical Materials
  • Retinoids Biochemistry and Spectroscopy
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • DNA Microarrays
  • Chemical Education