University of California - Santa Cruz

Division of Graduate Studies

Chemistry and Biochemistry


Music Center

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Chemistry and Biochemistry;, Ph.D.-Chemistry and Biochemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research opportunities: organic synthesis, natural products isolation and synthesis, polymer synthesis, glucose sensor development; metallo-enzyme catalysis, high throughput inhibitor discovery, biocatalysis; molecular basis of protein deposition diseases, protein folding, membrane bioenergetics; optical and dynamic properties of nanomnaterials, theoretical and computational dynamics. Techniques and instrumentation: mass spectroscopy, time-resolved spectroscopy, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, x-ray crystallography, automated drug design, femto-second lasers.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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