University of Minnesota Duluth
University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department Head

Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Office: 246A Chem, 211 RLB
E-mail: eminor@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8056, 218-726-7097

Assistant Head

Dr. Steve Berry
Office: 152C SSB
E-mail: smberry@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-7087

Executive Secretary

Ms. Dawna Carlberg
Office: 246 Chem
E-mail: dcarlber@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-7979

Welcome to the Department of
Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department offers Baccalaureate degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to undergraduate students. At the graduate level, the Department offers Master's (MS) degrees in Chemistry. Upon graduation, our students are equipped with the knowledge, expertise and personal skills to make a significant and positive impact in the field and benefit their communities at the state, regional, and national levels.

The department is also committed to promoting the professional development of its faculty through active research, scholarship, networking opportunities, and mentoring. The expertise of our faculty spans a wide range of disciplines such as analytical, environmental, inorganic and organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry, geochemistry and other specialties of study.

 

News and Events

2016 Transitions Newsletter

 

Major Gift Launches Advanced Materials Center

UMD and its Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE) announced the creation of the UMD Advanced Materials Center (AMC). The new Advanced Materials Center will catalyze innovative research, student learning, and stakeholder partnerships in an interdisciplinary, cross­departmental initiative in the emerging field of materials science, in which UMD has already established itself as a regional leader. See full story at http://www.d.umn.edu/external-affairs/homepage/16/advancedmaterials.html

 

Science Prof 'Retires' after 50 Years at UMD

Bob Carlson may have officially retired from his classroom job with the graduation of the University of Minnesota Duluth's class of 2016, but you'll still find the 75-year-old chemist reporting to his campus office and research laboratory like clockwork. Read the full story at http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4046531-science-prof-retires-after-50-years-umd

Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com

 

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