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Professor Henry helps develop at-home Coronavirus test with results in less than 30 minutes
Central Instrument Facility merges into Analytical Resources Core
Justin Sambur receives $750,000 research award from the U.S. Department of Energy
Professor Farmer addresses open letter to W.H.O. that spread of COVID-19 is airborne
Forbes puts 2 CSU Chemistry alum on 30 Under 30 list

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. We have an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Analytical Resources Core that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.


CSU chemist seeks to build a better way to make COVID-19 drug, using light

Making the in-demand drug remdesivir is costly, inefficient and can be hazardous. Garret Miyake’s lab has a “radical” technology that might be able to streamline the process.

Chemist and atmospheric scientist, A.R. Ravishankara, is part of team suggesting new steps in ending ozone layer depletion

Ozone layer researchers identify potential steps for the further success of a three-decade long treaty, the Montreal Protocol.

Global summit on science and innovation for reopening workplaces safely starts this week

At the Clean 2020 Virtual Summit, leaders from industry, government and universities will address the urgent need for solutions as America returns to work and school.

Research team inks licensing deal for COVID-19 viral detection test

The team has licensed their viral RNA-testing platform to Quara Devices, a startup company specializing in diagnostic biosensors.


By Professor Renee R. Frontiera
9/24/20 at 4:00 PM in Virtual Seminar
By Professor Rob Paton
10/5/20 at 4:00 PM in Virtual Seminar
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