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SAFE RETURN TO CAMPUS

Spring semester began Monday, January 25, with a mix of in-person instruction and expanded online classes. Visit Mason’s Safe Return to Campus Plan for COVID-19 updates.

Testing DNA

With research interests including biomedicine, environmental sustainability, and materials chemistry, we answer the unanswered questions. And we train our students to solve complex problems. Read more about our alumni and programs.

 

 

Students set up experiment in chemistry lab

Faculty excellence

Our faculty have won multiple teaching awards, earned national NSF and NIH grants, and maintain active interdisciplinary research collaborations. We also work with government research labs in the Washington, D.C. area and on three separate Mason campuses, including the new Potomac Science Center.  

Potomac Science Center

Dive in and experience innovative chemistry research

From Komodo Dragons, medicinal chemistry, metabolomics, nanomaterials and battery systems, Mason chemists push boundaries and solve problems that have a local and global impact. 

 

Komodo Dragon

Faculty and Staff Diversity

Our multicultural faculty and staff reflect the student population of the National Capital region, allowing the diverse members of our community to thrive. 

Diversity

Why study chemistry and biochemistry at Mason?

3

American Chemical Society (ACS) approved programs. 

24

Average number of students per lab

7%

Bureau of Labor Statistics projected growth for chemistry jobs.

Visit Us On Campus

Come learn about the chemistry and biochemistry program. 

  • Chemistry/Biochemistry Department Main Offices

    303 Planetary Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Planetary Hall at George Mason University Fairfax campus

Chemistry and Biochemistry News & Events

Events

Calendar
Feb26

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar

Feb 26, 2021/1:30 - 2:45 PM

Zoom ID: 960 452 0800

Password: Pandemic

Apr21

10th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Apr 21, 2021/1:00 - 3:00 PM

This virtual event will be held via a unique space created in gather.town. You can learn more about this platform here: https://gather.town.  Posters will be on display beginning April 16 and remain available until the end of Spring semester. Student presenters will be expected to be present to talk with judges during the two hour event on April 21.

The College of Science and STEM Accelerator are pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Colloquium. The purpose of this event is to showcase the variety of undergraduate research projects in the College to other students and faculty.

Apr21

10th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Apr 21, 2021/1:00 - 3:00 PM

This virtual event will be held via a unique space created in gather.town. You can learn more about this platform here: https://gather.town.  Posters will be on display beginning April 16 and remain available until the end of Spring semester. Student presenters will be expected to be present to talk with judges during the two hour event on April 21.

The College of Science and STEM Accelerator are pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Colloquium. The purpose of this event is to showcase the variety of undergraduate research projects in the College to other students and faculty.

Support our department

Mason's Chemistry and Biochemistry Department gratefully accepts donations, which can be used to provide student scholarships, specific research interests, or general College of Science needs. Click here to support our work!