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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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The central science is center stage here.

Atoms and their interactions determine how everything works. In the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, we foster the growth of budding chemists and biochemists by immersing them in a world that examines these interactions in order to advance local, national, and worldwide solutions.
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Nurturing chemists who change the world. It’s what we do.

Biochemistry. Chemistry. Medicine. Dentistry. Veterinary medicine. Teaching chemistry. No matter your scientific pursuit, we have a program to challenge you to go beyond what you thought possible.


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It takes expertise—and guidance—to create your future.

You’ll learn from top researchers who are experts in their field as you turn your passion for all things science into your career.



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Unique degree programs

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Research Opportunities
“The research opportunities at Purdue Fort Wayne really give you a good feel for what it’s like to work in a lab. Most professors will also let you pick what you research, allowing for freedom to investigate what you’re interested in.”
Madison VonGunten, B.S. ’21
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beyond the classroom

Learning off campus.

Real-world experience goes hand in hand with classroom learning at Purdue Fort Wayne. Through the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, you’ll have the opportunity to intern or participate in research projects at a variety of local labs and businesses.

Contact us

Have questions?


Contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at [email protected].