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Spotlight on Brooklyn Chemistry

  • Emeritus Professor Irving Alan Kaye turns 100!

  • Associate Professor Contel publishes "Titanocene-gold complexes containing N-heterocyclic carbene ligands inhibit growth of prostate, renal and colon cancers in vitro" in the journal Organometallics.

  • Congratulations to Aaron Frank on his appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Biophysics at the University of Michigan

  • Congratulations to chemistry Assistant Professor Mariana Torrente, one of recipients of the Feliks Gross Endowment Award in recognition of her outstanding research.

  • The research symposium to honor our beloved colleague and friend Prof. Roberto Sanchez-Delgado will be held on Friday, August 19th, 2016. For information on the symposium and program, and to register, please visit this page.

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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