Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate programs leading to an American Chemical Society-approved B.S. degree in Chemistry. The curriculum of the chemistry degree offers four program options — chemistry, biochemistry/molecular biology, environmental chemistry and forensic chemistry. The Department has strong graduate programs of study leading to M.A. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Chemistry and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as well as a Neuroscience Option. Faculty members within the department are associated with the Institute of Arctic Biology, the Geophysical Institute, the International Arctic Research Center and the College of Rural and Community Development. The department is centrally housed in a modern building that opened in 1995 and contains laboratories, classrooms, and offices.