Department of Chemistry

Welcome to Chemistry at Brown

The department maintains world-class facilities that enable scientific inquiry almost without limitations. In many cases, faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students collaboratively pursue interdisciplinary research within the Chemistry Department. Learn more about our faculty research areas.

The Chemistry Department offers A.B., Sc.B. and Ph.D. degrees for excellence in scholarship and research. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Recent Publications

"Structure and Function of Fusicoccadiene Synthase, a Hexameric Bifunctional Diterpene Synthase"
Chou, W.K.W.
Cane, D.E.
et. al.
ACS Chem. Biol. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.5b00960.
"Communication: Vibrationally resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of the tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) anion and accurate determination of the electron affinity of TCNQ"
Zhu, G-Z.
Wang, L-S.
J. Chem. Phys.. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4937761.
"Tuning Electron-Conduction and Spin Transport in Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Assemblies via Tetrathiafulvalene-Fused Ligands"
Lv, Z-P.
Sun, S.
et. al.
ACS Nano. 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05444.
"Klenow Fragment Discriminates against the Incorporation of the Hyperoxidized dGTP Lesion Spiroiminodihydantoin into DNA"
Huang, J.
Yennie, C.J.
Delaney, S.
Chem. Res. Toxicol.. 2015. 28 2325-2333.
"Mesoscale elastic properties of marine sponge spicules"
Zhang, Y.
Reed, B.W.
Chung, F.R.
Koski, K.J.
J. Struct. Bio. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jsb.2015.11.009.