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Chemistry and Biochemistry

We welcome our new faculty member Dr. Junyong Choi
His research focuses on Computer-Aided Drug Design

Summer 2018 - We also offer Organic 1 (Chem 251), Organic 2 (Chem 252), and Biochemistry (Chem 371) in addition to basic courses. Click here for registration form​. Fill it and email it to

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About Us

The Queens College Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers American Chemical Society-certified courses in Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Our undergraduate and graduate programs include existing BA, BA/MA and MA degrees in Chemistry with specializations in Chemistry and in Biochemistry, and pending thesis-based M.S. degrees in these disciplines.  We strive to offer an integrated, broad-based, challenging educational experience to imbue students with the intellectual, experimental, and on-line interactive skills necessary to perform effectively in any field related to the chemical and biochemical sciences. The educational goals and pre-professional training of our programs are designed to deepen a student’s molecular perspective of the natural world with modern, quantitative and mechanism-based approaches, and to equip the student with the skills needed to thrive in the workplace.

Course Info and 4-year plan to graduate with a chem/biochem/chemEd BA

Hot Off the Press [Recent research publications from our faculty]

Jang group: "Non-uniqueness of quantum transition ..." (2017) J.Chem.Phys 146, 174106​
"Kinetic model for the activation ..." (2017) J. Phys. Chem. B 121:1304-11

Mirkin group: "Electrochemical size measurements .." (2017) Nano Lett. 17, 4354-8
"Diffues layer effect on electron transfer..." (2017) J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 1338–42
"Direct electrochemical measurements of reactive oxygen..." (2017) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 13055-62
Collission of Ir oxide nanoparticles ..." (2017) Anal. Chem. 89:2880-5​

Liu group
: "​Elucidating potential energy surfaces ..." (2017) J. Phys. Chem. B, 121, 7844–54
Exploration of the singlet O2 oxidation ..." (2017) J.Phys.Chem. B 121:956-66

Choi group: "Structure-based design and synthesis ..." (2017) J. Med. Chem 60, 5816-25

Subramaniam group: "Substituted pyrrole synthesis ..." (2017Tet. Lett. 



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