Chemistry & Biochemistry

Are the new Major League baseballs "juiced"? An article on FiveThirtyEight.com goes to bat on this controversial topic and has drawn interest from several other media outlets, including ESPN, USA Today and CBS Sports to name a few.  Commissioned by ESPN Sport Science, researchers in Dr. Soumitra Basu’s chemistry lab recently collaborated with...

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is saddened to announce the death of Dr. Anatoly Khitrin, a professor who specialized in physical chemistry. Khitrin received his M.Sc. from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1978, followed by his Ph.D. in 1985 from the Institute of Chemical Physics in Chernogolovka, USSR Academy of...

We invite high school students and their parents and siblings to visit the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for Explore Kent Chemistry Day on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Our program will begin in the Student Center Ballroom at 10:00am.  Chemistry and Biochemistry professors will describe our curriculum, job prospects with our degrees,...

Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry celebrates its 14th annual Honors Week with some special events, all of which are open to the public! On Monday, April 4th, the Kent State chapter of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society will host its 4th annual Honors Week Poster Session.  Both undergraduate and graduate students...

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host “Explore Kent Chemistry Day”, a visitation program for high school juniors and seniors interested in chemistry and biochemistry majors, at Kent State on Saturday, February 6 from 10 am to 2 pm in Room 110, Williams Hall on the Kent Campus. “Explore Kent Chemistry Day gives an excellent...

On Friday, October 17 (at 12 noon) Dr. James Woodgett, Director of Research & Senior Investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, will present, "Genetic analysis of an over-achieving protein kinase (GSK-3) and what it reveals about cellular communication." The talk will be held in 101 Cunningham Hall, the...