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Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Program


The UC Merced graduate program in Chemistry and Chemical Biology is focused on cutting-edge research. Our faculty specialize in the areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Materials Chemistry, Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Theoretical Chemistry.  We are excited to work with you to help you grow into an amazing scientist and to have you help grow our vibrant research program.

Chemistry faculty and graduate students in labPlease fill out this form if you wish to be contacted about the Ph.D. program (we plan to organize webinar and Q&A sessions). Currently, submission of GRE scores is optional.

If you have specific questions about our program, please contact the graduate chair Professor Christine Isborn ( Please email if you are interested in applying to our program but experiencing financial challenges; an application fee waiver will be provided.

Application instructions can be found on the UC Merced Graduate Division site.


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    To apply, visit the UC Merced Graduate Division website.