Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry

Explore Chemistry at Clark University

At the Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, faculty, grad students and undergraduates investigate together the properties of materials ranging from molecular structures and nanoparticles to DNA and high performance carbon fiber composites. The department offers a major, minor and elective courses for undergraduates, an accelerated B.A./M.S. for qualified Clark undergraduates, and a Ph.D. program.

Featured Upcoming Events

Spring Semester 2017

February 4, 2017
Dr. James Hougland (Syracuse University)
"Greasing the Wheels of Protein Function: The Chemistry and Biology of Protein Lipidation"

February 10, 2017
Dr. Yoan Simon (University of Southern Mississippi)
"Making the most of light and mechanical force in polymers"

February 17, 2017
Dr. Mark Turnbull (Professor of Chemistry, Clark University)
"Synthesis of Cu(II)-based magnetic materials – solutions and mechanochemistry"

February 24, 2017
No seminar

March 3, 2017
Dr. Megan Healey (Boston University)

March 17, 2017
Dr. Glenn Micalizio (Darthmouth)

March 24, 2017
Graduate Student Research Updates
Jeff Monroe, Valarie Ivancic, Amy Zheng

March 31, 2017
Graduate Student 20 Minute Talk
Wendy Nason, Anamika Datta

April 8, 2017 - Saturday*
27th Annual Harry C. Allen, Jr. Symposium: Protein Structure & Disease
Guest Speakers:
Christopher D. Lima, PhD
Celia A. Schiffer, PhD
Danny T. Huang, PhD
Student Poster Session - deadline March 24, 2017
More information can be found on the Annual Harry C. Allen Jr. Symposium page

April 14, 2017
No seminar

April 21, 2017
Graduate Student Presentations
Mark Tan (Research Updates), Tony Xu (20 Minute Talk)

April 28, 2017
Chemistry Honors Seminar
Devon Fontaine

May 10, 2017
Ph.D. Defense Seminar
Michael Reardon