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The Eberly College of Science

Department of Chemistry



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Seminar Program for Postdoctoral Fellows

The Department of Chemistry invites current postdoctoral fellows who are aspiring for future faculty positions to submit expressions of interest to present their research work at our departmental seminar series. This seminar talk provides an opportunity to practice presenting your work to a broad external audience in a low pressure environment, and involves full day meetings and meals with faculty and graduate students, reflective of the experience you would have during an interview.

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Chemistry Undergraduate Program

We provide a program that’s flexible enough to meet your specific interests. Through research and co-op opportunities, you’ll put your classroom knowledge into practice to prepare for a wide range of careers.

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We encourage you to excel in your graduate studies, to develop and enhance your scientific passion, and to contribute to the scientific community at large.

Chemistry Graduate Program
Featured Story
Chemistry department’s helium recovery system now operational

A new helium recovery system in the Chemistry Building is now operational, benefiting research and sustainability University wide.

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Squire J. Booker, Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State, Holder of the Eberly Family Distinguished Chair in Science, and investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been named an inaugural Fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
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Chemistry Spotlight

Chemistry Research Areas

We eliminate barriers, creating a dynamic research environment that combines specialities to help address pressing challenges.

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Chemistry Research Facilities

The department’s cutting-edge research facilities offer faculty and students powerful tools for innovation. 

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University Institutes and Centers

Our interdisciplinary institutes and centers strengthen our research offering across the university, while providing meaningful training opportunities for graduate students.

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