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Prospective Students

Hands-on experience, state-of-the-art labs modelled on industry set-ups and innovative teaching approaches – all mark our undergraduate programs

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Graduate Studies

Award-winning researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities combined with cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunities give our students unparalleled opportunities to explore

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Research

Our faculty and students pursue cutting-edge, collaborative research, developing tools and techniques that improve lives and enhance our understanding of the world

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Analytical Services

We specialize in helping our academic and industry partners solve their analytical needs, including NMR and MS GMP testing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)

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Full-time Faculty

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology | McMaster University has 29 registered members
Alex Adronov
Professor
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Synthetic Polymer Chemistry

Paul Ayers
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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Computational chemistry; Quantum chemistry

Paul Berti
Professor, Associate Chair (Undergraduate Studies)
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Transition-state analysis, enzyme inhibition

John Brennan
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Point-of-Care Diagnostics
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Point-of-care diagnostics, functional nucleic acids

Philip Britz-McKibbin
Professor
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Bioanalytical chemistry
Michael Brook
Professor, Faculty of Science Chair in Sustainable Silicone Polymers
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Sustainable silicone chemistry
Katherine Bujold
Assistant Professor
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DNA Nanotechnology
Fred Capretta
Associate Professor
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Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Lydia Chen
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
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Anthony Chibba
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
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Pedagogy in Chemical Biology
Randy Dumont
Associate Professor
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Relativistic quantum dynamics

David Emslie
Professor
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Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry

David Farrar
Professor, President and Vice-Chancellor
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Gillian Goward
Professor
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Lithium Ion Batteries & Fuel Cells

Sharonna Greenberg
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
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Chemical education and pedagogy

Paul Harrison
Associate Professor
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Natural Products

Peter Kruse
Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate Studies)
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Surfaces, interface and low-dimensional materials

James McNulty
Professor
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Organic Synthesis; Medicinal Chemistry

Giuseppe Melacini
Professor and Acting Chair
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Molecular pharmacology; protein dynamics

Jose Moran-Mirabal
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Micro- and Nanostructured Materials, Associate Chair (Graduate Studies)
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Micro- and nanostructured materials
Yurij Mozharivskyj
Professor
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Thermoelectric materials
Joseph Okeme
Assistant Professor
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Environmental factors in human/ecosystem health
Saman Sadeghi
Associate Professor
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Molecular imaging, radiolabeling, radiotherapeutics
Kalaichelvi Saravanamuttu
Professor
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Light-responsive materials and systems

Harald Stover
Professor
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Functional polymers; colloids and microspheres

Sarah Styler
Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry
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Atmospheric and environmental chemistry
John Valliant
Professor
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Medicinal inorganic/radiopharmaceutical chemistry

Ignacio Vargas-Baca
Professor
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Supramolecular Main-Group Chemistry
Ryan Wylie
Associate Professor, Acting Director of Chemical Biology (Graduate Studies)
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Drug delivery, immunotherapeutics
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