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Breaking News!

Chemistry professor Mario Monteiro has been named one of the most influential people in the development of vaccines by a vaccine industry organization based in the United Kingdom.
College Royal: Chemistry and Biochemistry Club - Takes 1st place in CPES and 1st Overall among all other Colleges
Natalie Sadowski, the President of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Club reports that they have received 1st Place in the CPES group for their exhibit at this year's College Royal, and placed 1st Overall among all other Colleges! We all know how hard the Club works to put these exhibits together, and they are a constant favourite among Royal attendees. It is good to see that they are getting the campus (city!) wide recognition they deserve.
Dmitriy Soldatov's paper "Glycine homopeptides: the effect of the chain length on the crystal structure and solid state reactivity" appears on the cover of "CrystEngComm".
Stellar Biotechnologies Acquires Exclusive, Worldwide License to Clostridium Difficile Immunotherapy Technology. University of Guelph professor Mario Monteiro, discoverer of the C. difficile Polysaccharide II, said, "Stellar's vision has made it possible for our scientific discovery to migrate from the lab to the hands of industry. I'm confident that in time, this vaccine will prove to have saved many lives."
Peter Tremaine is working towards more efficient carbon-capture techniques. “Greenhouse gas emissions are a huge problem, and we need to do everything we can to keep them under control,” says Tremaine, adding that the group is working on a process that could cut energy costs by one-quarter.
More and more faculty's work is being showcased on scientific journal covers helping to raise the Department's profile. Check out the gallery.


"Synergistic Co-Processing of Red Mud Mining Waste and Alkaline Black Liquor from the Pulp and Paper Industry"
CHEM 1040 and Chem 1050
CHEM 1040/CHEM 1050, CHEM 2070 and TOX 4200/6200
CHEM 2700, CHEM 3650, CHEM 3760, NANO 3200 and NANO 3300
CHEM 2400, CHEM 2480, CHEM 3430 and CHEM 3870
"Determining the Structure and Orientation of the Alamethicin Ion Channel in Lipid Membranes using ATR-FTIR and Electrochemical PMIRRAS"
"Engineering Quantum Devices"
An informative walk through the process of designing a scientific poster. Many useful tips.
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Archive photos of past departmental events.
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