Chemistry and Biochemistry




Cushman to Receive the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award in MS&T 2016

PhD Chemistry student Cody V. Cushman has been selected as a finalist for the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) award by The American Ceramic Society (ACerS).


BYU Joins Harvard University and Other US Institutions in the George Washington-led BELIEVE Collaboratory

George Washington University has been chosen to help lead a national effort to find a cure for HIV/ Aids. Researchers from the George Washington University (GW) have received a $5.7 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to apply immunotherapy advances in order to create a novel HIV cure strategy. Their innovative cell therapy ...


Crash Testing Bacteria: BYU Chemistry Professor Daniel Austin and His Graduate Students Try to Find Fatal Limit

The research group, funded by NASA, is studying high velocity impact of bacterial spores. More specifically, the group is trying to find the speed limit above which bacteria won’t survive when they crash into a hard surface. And the best part? There is a video!


Professors Create Chemistry Camp to Fill Void and Inspire Young Minds

The inaugural BYU Chemistry Camp was a fun-filled three-day event for campers ages 9-12 who participated in hands-on, inquiry-based chemistry experiments. Campers came from all local Provo schools (Franklin, Provo Peaks, Timpanogos, and Wasatch) and from as far away as Alaska and Tennessee.The idea for the camp was sparked by Dr. Ess who was looking for a science camp for ...

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