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  • Mike Summers voted best academic by the Baltimore Sun

    The Baltimore Sun has honored Mike Summers as the “Best Academic” in the region for 2017. Summers, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Robert E. Meyerhoff Chair for...
    Posted: May 31, 2017 4:54 PM
  • Joel Liebman honored for 50 years of membership to the ACS

    And Counting
    Dr. Joel Liebman was honored on Friday May 26th, at Matthews 1600 in Catonsville as a 50 years of member of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The featured speaker was Dr. Thomas Connelly, the...
    Posted: May 26, 2017 8:04 PM
  • Site clearing for the ILSB

    Demolition all but complete
    The Registrars office / Theater building has been all but razed, ready for the construction of the ILSB. Much work on the site remains, but this is the first of many milestones to completion of...
    Posted: May 22, 2017 2:49 PM
  • Groundbreaking for Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building

    Faculty and administrators shift dirt to open construction!
    The groundbreaking ceremony for the ILSB on May 1st brought together administrators, faculty and representatives of the design and construction companies who have been working toward this project...
    Posted: May 9, 2017 4:13 PM
  • Twitter account

    Seminars meeting and other special events
    Hi all, We have a new twitter feed for the Department for announcements and other information. Please follow us at
    Posted: April 25, 2017 11:31 AM
  • Room 351 beta testing wireless collaborative software

    This is the future!
    Room 351 is one of several facilities on UMBC's campus beta testing Mersive Solstice collaborative software. This software allows wireless collaboration amongst multiple users and is as easy as...
    Posted: February 22, 2017 3:56 PM
  • Dr. Sherrie McFarland

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UNC, Greensboro
    Adventures in Photomedicine: Using Light-Mediated Processes to Improve Health and Treat Disease Photomedicine is an interdisciplinary field where chemistry and light meet to fight disease....
    Posted: February 21, 2017 12:33 PM
  • Dr. Seley-Radtke featured on UMBC website

    UMBC has featured Dr. Katherine Seley-Radtke on the university's home page for her recognition by the Chesapeake chapter of the American Chemical Society as "Maryland Chemist of the Year". Dr....
    Posted: January 25, 2017 2:02 PM
  • Biological Sciences/MARC U*STAR Scholar is co-author

    Biological Sciences 2016 grad and MARC U*STAR Scholar, Nkem Ndubuizu, is a co-author on a peer-reviewed paper with her MARC undergraduate mentor, Dr. Laura Rowland, Associate Professor in the...
    Posted: January 9, 2017 10:30 AM
  • MARC U*STAR-BIOL Scholars Publish in Cell Research

    Two MARC U*STAR Biological Sciences alumni, Kwadwo Owusu-Boaitey and Nnamdi Edokobi are co-authors on a paper in Cell Research entitled: "RANK/RANK control Brca1 mutation-driven mammary...
    Posted: January 7, 2017 2:41 PM