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Our Department of Chemistry has more than 60 years of research experience.

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Spotlight on Brooklyn Chemistry

  • Assistant Professor Czajkowska awarded a $470K grant from the National Institutes of Health for the research project: "Theranostic nanoparticles for Dual Modality Cancer Therapy".

  • Associate Professor Contel publishes "Cyclometalated Iminophosphorane Gold(III) and Platinum(II) Complexes. A Highly Permeable Cationic Platinum(II) Compound with Promising Anticancer Properties" in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.

  • The Chemistry Department welcomes new faculty member Assistant Professor Mariana Torrente

  • Assistant Professor Gallicchio publishes "A Unique Binding Mode of the Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4E for Guiding the Design of Novel Peptide Inhibitors" in Protein Science 

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With 60 years’ research experience, our chemistry program is tops in New York City.

If you are seeking a graduate program that will open the doors to a career in chemistry in industry, education or the health field, look no further than Brooklyn College. We have a distinguished history of more than 60 years as a center of education and research excellence in New York — a stellar reputation that is recognized by the American Chemical Society. Our many illustrious alumni, including Nobel Laureate Stanley Cohen, whose research on cellular growth factors has been critical in the study of cancer development, are actively engaged in scientific endeavors around the world — and as a graduate student in our Department of Chemistry, you will enjoy the same supportive environment and small classes that they benefitted from. You will pursue your goals in diverse areas of research in a dedicated campus building with more than 50,000 square feet of research and lab space.  

Contact Information

Department Chairperson: Malgorzata Ciszkowska

Location: 359 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Phone: 718.951.5458
Fax: 718.951.4607