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.
All first-year Science courses will be delivered virtually for Winter 2021. Due to the COVID-19 provincial lock-down, all students who were expecting in-person labs, should check their McMaster e-mail for important winter announcements..
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)
Monday, 14 December 2020
At this fall's convocation, two exceptional McMaster students received the Governor General’s Academic Medal, one of the most prestigious student awards in Canada. Established in... Read more
Thursday, 5 November 2020
An Instructional Assistant (IA) is required to support Chemical Biology 2L03 and 3L03 to develop and refine both synthetic organic and biochemical experiments for these courses... Read more
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Please join us for a spook-tacular Halloween Magic of Molecules Show.
Friday October 30, 2020
Live at 1pm
On-line starting at 3pm
If having issues with the link above, try... Read more
Thursday, 10 September 2020
Meet Lydia Chen, an Assistant Professor in the Department Of Chemistry & Chemical Biology. Lydia is joining us from Ryerson University.
Who or what inspired you... Read more
Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Polymer chemist Alex Adronov has been named director of the Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research (BIMR) – an appointment that follows a long association with... Read more
Wednesday, 24 June 2020
To all students in chemistry, chemical biology and sustainable chemistry programs: First, a big welcome to our in-coming level 2 students! We will be sending... Read more
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
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