Chemistry & Chemical Biology at McMaster lets you explore the chemistry of solids and living systems. Strong links among our research and teaching combined with internationally recognized faculty members and facilities make this Department one of the best in Canada.
We pursue cutting-edge, collaborative research, developing tools and techniques that improve lives...
Our undergraduate programs give students the tools to break down real world problems, such as how to monitor a disease’s progress or build a better battery, and apply their knowledge to design possible solutions. Laboratory courses give students hands on experience to test hypotheses using state-of-the-art equipment and laboratory facilities.
Our graduate programs offer opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in all disciplines of modern chemical science. Explore to see the exciting opportunities that our Department can provide and find research areas to match your interests.
The combination of state-of-the-art equipment and experienced, professional personnel provides unparalleled analytical services to our academic and industry clients. Our staff work closely with clients to solve unique research questions. We also offer compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) , a standard no other academic lab in North America offers.
Hands-on experience, state-of-the-art labs modelled on industry set-ups and innovative teaching approaches – all mark our undergraduate programs
Award-winning researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities combined with cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunities give our students unparalleled opportunities to explore
Our faculty and students pursue cutting-edge, collaborative research, developing tools and techniques that improve lives and enhance our understanding of the world
We specialize in helping our academic and industry partners solve their analytical needs, including NMR and MS GMP testing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Over three days in May, across five continents, in more than 300 cities, science finds its way out of the lab and into the pubs... Read more
Friday, 11 May 2018
This latest issue of Concepts in Magnetic Resonance was prepared in honour of the late Alex Bain. The front cover includes a lovely photo of... Read more
Friday, 4 May 2018
José Moran-Mirabal, associate professor, chemistry and chemical biology, holds the Canada Research Chair in Micro- and Nanostructured Materials (Tier 2). Moran-Mirabal is developing new, more... Read more
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
McMaster’s Chemistry & Chemical Biology continues its winning streak at the Chemical Institute of Canada’s annual awards. Alex Adronov, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, is this... Read more
Monday, 5 March 2018
A McMaster spin-off company won the Life Sciences Company of the Year award. Fusion’s CEO, John Valliant, Canada Research Chair in Medical Isotopes and Molecular Imaging... Read more
Friday, 2 March 2018
Philip Britz-McKibbin has been awarded a 3-year, $100,000 per year grant from Cystic Fibrosis Canada for his program entitled “Metabolomics for Improved Screening and Prognosis... Read more
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
The Monsaroff Student Paper Competition took place on February 12, 2018. This annual event is hosted by the McMaster Chemical Engineering Club and sponsored by... Read more
Monday, 5 February 2018
Professor Emeritus Richard H. Tomlinson, OC (born c. 1924), a chemist and philanthropist, has passed.
He is best known as a founding director of Gennum Corp... Read more
Wednesday, 3 January 2018
Thanks from City Kids for donations to the 2017 Toy Drive. Read more
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
It is with a deep sense of shock and profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Greg Bahun . He died peacefully at... Read more
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Dr. Giuseppe Melacini was featured in the October 10, 2017 issue of the McMaster Daily News. The article, entitled Breaking down Alzheimer's: green tea extract... Read more
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
I am sad to tell you that we’ve heard from his family that Prof. Russell Bell has passed away.
As you probably know, Prof. Bell was... Read more
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