Applications for the PhD in chemistry at Emory are now open! Applications submitted on or before midnight on October 31st will receive a full waiver of the application fee. The final application deadline is January 3rd, 2016. For more information visit Prospective Students. For more information about the graduate program, visit The PhD Program.

The Science Commons atrium in the Atwood Addition if a library, a classroom, home of Atlanta's newest Highland Bakery, and a gathering place for students, staff, and faculty in the sciences at Emory. And it needs a logo! Submit your design by Tuesday, September 15th. Designs should celebrate science at Emory and must be all one color. Questions and contest entries can be sent to

Chemistry staff, students, faculty, and collaborators are invited to join us on Friday, September 25th for the Science Commons Kick Off! Science flash talks, a toast to new beginnings in chemistry, dinner and drinks will be served. 

3:30pm: Science flash talks by Emory scientists in Atwood 260

4:00pm: Toast in the Atwood Atrium (Join us on any level of the atrium! And get your free cup!)

4:30pm: Another round of flash talks in Atwood 260, followed by barbecue dinner and drinks

Chemistry Events

News & Announcements

Graduate students Keon Reid (Kindt Group) and Wallace Derricotte (Evangelista Group) both received awards at the recent NOBCChE Conference. Keon received a conference poster award and Wallace received the an ACS Award. Congratulations, Wallace and Keon!

Tim Lian's research is profiled by Emory News in the recent article "Chemists find new way to do light-driven reactions in solar energy quest" and in the recent WSB-TV story"New discovery could lead to water powered cars." Dr. Lian was also recently elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Susanna Widicus Weaver was recently named to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy for a three year term. She will also serve on the International Advisory Committee for the International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy

Nate Jui and collaborator Eric Ortlund (Biochemistry) have received Emory Catalyst funding. Catalyst awards "assist investigators in establishing new and exciting research programs that take advantage of the core platforms of excellence across the [School of Medicine]." 

For More News, check out our Tumblr blog, updated every week with new stories from the Emory Department of Chemistry!