Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

Founded in Boston in 1888, Northeastern University has become the world leader in experiential education. In addition to soaring in the national rankings, the University boasts year in among the highest job placement rates for it graduates in the nation. Situated in the historic hub of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and high technology industries, our location is unrivalled. We are also proximal to one of the highest concentrations of medical research establishments in the world and our myriad ties to these partners has influenced our growth to become one of the most popular and selective private universities in the USA.

I invite you to learn in depth of the exciting activities our faculty and students are engaged in. Our mission is to provide a holistic experience for each student on an individual basis and we pride ourselves on the accomplishments of our graduates.

Our faculty is comprised of seasoned leaders in their fields and train students in practical applications of use-inspired basic research. They are perennial award winners from federal agencies, foundations and learned societies and prepare graduates to become global leaders and innovators.

The quest for excellence in all we do permeates the entire program and we can even boast undergraduates who have been published in journals such as Nature and Science. Northeastern sits in the cradle of industry and at the center of the bay area’s cultural and sporting hub. We believe this offers our students a compelling environment for their growth and we invite you to visit with us to learn how you could become part of our future!

Graham Jones, Chair