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Chemistry and Biochemistry




Komal Kedia Works to Discover Cause of Preeclampsia

Komal Kedia, who represented the College of Physical and Mathematica Sciences in BYU's 2014 3MT competition, was recently featured on BYU Radio for her work with Dr. Graves.


BYU Alumni Receives Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship

BYU alumni, Brad Loertscher, recently received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Three Students Win Awards at 2014 SciX Conference

This year's conference was a great success for Dr. Paul Farnsworth's research group.


Study Finds May Lead to Lower Doses of Chemotherapy

Scientists working in Professor Josh Andersen's cancer research lab have made significant discoveries which may lower the amount of chemotherapy needed to treat cancer.


Jennifer Nielson in Uganda

Professor Nielson recently spent time in Africa training new chemistry teachers.


Welcome Rebecca Sansom

Sansom is "Teaching Students to Stretch Their Wings."


National Chemistry Week Oct. 19-25

This year's theme: "The Sweet Side of Chemistry--Candy." Learn about the week's events here. Get tickets for chemistry magic shows here.


Dr. K. Leroi Nelson writes an article for the Ensign

Dr. K. LeRoi Nelson, a professor emeritus of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, recently wrote an article for the October 2014 issue of the Ensign.

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