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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.
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.


Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)
16 weeks, (35 hrs/week), $6,160 (minimum) plus 4 percent vacation pay.
Special Notes: Submit to Elizabeth Copland, Secretary to Chair, Chemistry, SSC 2516 Deadline: November 28, 20. (See Elizabeth for full details about eligibility and remuneration
"Synthesis and Ring-Opening Reactions of Bicyclic Alkene-fused Isoxazolines"
"Importance of Fluorine in Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Pharmaceutical Industry"
"Investigations into the Palladium and Rhodium Catalyzed Ring Opening Reactions of C1-Substituted Oxabicyclic Alkenes Sulfates"
"Study of the Surface Chemistry and Dissolution Rates of Gold in Thiosulfate Solutions with Organic Additives"
CHEM 1040/CHEM 1050, CHEM 2070 and CHEM 4200/6200
CHEM 2700 CHEM 2700 CHEM 3650 CHEM 3760 NANO 3200 NANO 3300
CHEM 2400 CHEM 2480 CHEM 3430 CHEM 3870
An informative walk through the process of designing a scientific poster. Many useful tips.
Students searching for tutors are encouraged to consult the University of Guelph Tutoring web site.
Archive photos of past departmental events.
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