Chemistry & Biochemistry
The Department offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Staff includes 12 full time Ph.D. faculty, and two full time staff, who are committed to undergraduate teaching and research. In any four years there are about 100 students majoring in one of the two disciplines. The program is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the physical sciences, the health professions or any of the many fields which are unlocked by a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
Chemistry professor has secured a $50,000 grant to identify drug candidates that could stop the coronavirus.
This three year grant is to continue studying a protein that shows promise for slowing, if not halting altogether, the progression of type 2 diabetes.
Hands-on research and faculty mentoring give students deeper insight into disciplines and careers.
LMU adopted the Green Chemistry Commitment, an agreement to educate students on designing chemical products that reduce/eliminate the generation of hazardous substances.