Rascón, Jr. Awarded NIH Grant
Prof. Alberto A. Rascón, Jr. was awarded an NIH research grant to investigate midgut proteases in the virus-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Students and Faculty Attend ABRCMS
SJSU MARC, RISE, LSAMP and CoSRaTS students presented their research at the Annual
Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students.
Two mass spectrometers were donated to the Department of Chemistry for use in CHEM
55L and 155.
Kelly Awarded 266K by NSF
Prof. Resa Kelly was awarded an NSF grant to develop and present molecular visualizations that support
student learning in general chemistry.
Seminars in Japan
Prof. Gilles Muller was invited by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to visit several
Japanese universities to participate in educational and scientific discussions and
to lead lectures and research seminars.
Collaborations in Brazil
Prof. Joseph Pesek and Dr. Maria Matyska-Pesek have received funding from the Brazilian government for a collaborative research
project at the Federal University in Pelotas.
Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at San José State University
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chemistry at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. Please read more about the Chemistry Department and our Academic Programs.
Department of Chemistry Safety Training
Work in chemical research labs is prohibited until an active Safety Training Certification
is obtained. The Safety Training is a University requirement and must be completed
with a passing score of 80% (or 80 points). The certification is only valid for one
year and if you are continuing research past one year, you will need to complete a
Students must also be enrolled in CHEM 180 or CHEM 298 during the fall and spring
semesters in order to work in the lab. Students registering after Advance Registration
Period will incur late registration fees.
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