two people working in labThe University of Alabama’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry supports groundbreaking research at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty levels. Our students and award-winning faculty carry out research on a wide range of topics encompassing traditional subdisciplines of chemistry — analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistries and biochemistry — as well as a variety of interdisciplinary research areas.

Research news

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Each faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry leads a research group, which works out of a dedicated lab space.

The articles you’ll find on our research news page represent only our most recent discoveries and accomplishments. See our archive for more, and visit the websites for research groups led by our faculty members to read about ongoing projects.