The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UCSC is an inclusive, supportive, and innovative community whose common goal is to create new chemical knowledge and to mentor the best and brightest students who will define the next frontiers of chemical science. As chemistry is central to modern science and is crucial to creating new knowledge and improving human experiences, we are committed to delivering quality education in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and to groundbreaking research in biomedical and materials science.
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Physical Sciences Building, Rm 230
Phone: (831) 459-4002
Fax: (831) 459-2935
University of California, Santa Cruz
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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Bunnett Symposium 2023 This annual event was established in 2001 to honor and celebrate the late Prof. Joseph Bunnett’s seminal contributions: Prof. Bunnett was a pioneer in his sub-discipline of physical organic chemistry and a founding member of our department. The Bunnett Symposium has evolved into an opportunity to connect past and present friends of the Department for […]
These grants provide five years of funding for research programs at UCSC on protein synthesis, biosynthetic strategies, and biochemical mechanisms involved in cancer.
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