Chemistry and Biochemistry




Cooks Inspires Students at 9th Annual Izatt-Christensen Lecture

The ninth annual Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Lecture Series was given by Dr. R. Graham Cooks from Purdue University on 20-21 March, 2017. Cooks is one of the world's foremost experts on mass spectrometry ranging from fundamental research and instrumentation to analytical applications. He was educated at the University of Natal, South Africa, and Cambridge University in ...


PhD Chemistry Candidate Diana Saavedra Wins 3MT Competition and People's Choice Award

Congratulations to PhD Chemistry Candidate Diana Saavedra for taking first place in the CPMS College 3MT competition and being selected as People's Choice award winner for the College. As winner of these awards she will receive $2,000.00.


Graduate Student Site Visit

“BYU professor + hard working graduate student = several publications, a great job, and a satisfying life.”


Cancer research students are finding more discoveries due to the Rex Lee Run

BYU graduate Michelle Townsend will never forget watching her healthy, tennis-playing grandmother slowly weaken and pass away from cancer. The subsequent diagnosis of her mother and her grandfather motivated Townsend to enter the cancer research field and discover a cure that will ease, and someday lift, the fight that all patients must go through.

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