College of Science

Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Health Alert: COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information

Due to COVID-19, we are practicing social-distancing.

 Until further notice, The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Office will be working remotely.

  • Our staff members will be available remotely during normal business hours (Monday - Friday, from 8:00AM-5:00PM)
  • You may contact the Office by:
    • Sending an Email to:  OR
    • Calling the Front Desk and leaving a Voice Message at: (909) 869-3653
  • We will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Stay healthy and continue learning Virtual/remote instruction for all classes and exams!


Some more great research work from Dr. Mogul!

Dr. Rakesh Mogul discusses the "discovery of phosphine clouds on Venus and what the future exploration of Venus could look like" in the article "What the future of Venus exploration could look like following major discovery" with the website, The Verge.

Read full article here

Congratulations on your recently published paper!!

A big collaboration within the Chemistry Department (Dr. Chantal Stieber, Dr. Kathryn McCulloch, Dr. Gregory Barding, Dr. Yan Liu, Master's student Jacob Brannon and undergraduate student Isaac Ramirez) just published the paper "Teaching Crystallography by Determining Small Molecule Structures and 3-D Printing: An Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory Module".  Congratulations to all of you!!

Read full article here

Congratulations Dr. Mogul!

You will want to watch Dr. Mogul's interview "Countdown to Mars"  with the Astrobiology Program at NASA!

Click here to watch video

Chemistry faculty are equipped to lead in virtual learning!

Several of our Chemistry faculty signed on to learn how to make video tutorials in preparation for virtual learning. Dr. Yan Liu, Dr. Alex John and Dr. Jodye Selco are now all equipped and ready to lead.

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Congratulations to Dr. Alex John and his group!!

On having one of thier recent articles published online.  Three of our very own CPP Chemistry Major undergratudate students contributed to this article; Israel Silva Jr, Timothy C. Siu and Maiko Lunn.

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Welcome  to Dr. Mahendran Adaickapillai!!

Our newest  member of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Dr. Adaickapillai will begin teaching Organic Chemistry in Fall 2020.

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