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.
Latest information and updates about COVID-19 from McMaster University: Course Outlines & Plans
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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, 20 May 2020
A team of researchers at McMaster has developed a reliable and accurate blood test to track individual fat intake, a tool that could guide public... Read more
Friday, 17 April 2020
“We have almost made it! Classes, labs, assignments and midterms have now been completed. Only final exams are left now. I know that this still... Read more
Friday, 3 April 2020
"This is my home “office” aka my dining table. The future Mac grad (bottom left) is not loving the transition to online learning.I think about... Read more
“I know courses must seem particularly difficult at this stressful time, and not least for those in the organic chemistry class! But stay positive, stay... Read more
Thursday, 2 April 2020
"This is me from my recently installed home office, where I connect daily with my undergraduate and graduate students. I have been impressed with everyone's... Read more
“It is not easy to learn online or to stay motivated to keep up with your schoolwork. Feel free to reach out to your professors... Read more
“The best part of teaching is the dialogue with students and when, after a discussion, both parties can go, “Oh, I never thought about it... Read more
Monday, 30 March 2020
Given the current unprecedented circumstances caused by COVID 19, regrettably, the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology has decided to make changes to many of... Read more
Thursday, 12 March 2020
Colleagues have awarded Faculty of Science Research Chairs to Louis Schmidt, Gillian Goward and Martin Gibala. The faculty members will join last year’s cohort of Michael Brook, Kari Dalnoki-Veress and Allison Williams. Maureen... Read more
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Giuseppe Melacini obtained his BSc from the University of Milan in 1992 under the supervision of Professors Mario Farina, Lucia Zetta and Henriette Molinari, and his... Read more
Thursday, 13 February 2020
The Dr. Audrey Cameron Academic Excellence and Discovery Fund has been established to fund student research experiences in which students will have the chance to... Read more
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
A collaboration between McMaster and Harvard researchers has generated a new platform in which light beams communicate with one another through solid matter, establishing... Read more
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