Gain highly valued research skills from the first chemical biology program in the nation.

The chemical biology master’s program at Stevens gives you unparalleled preparation for a range of satisfying careers in research, medicine and industry. Our program is the first chemical biology program founded in the U.S. Our historical presence in the field serves our students well, both while they are here at Stevens and beyond graduation.

Along with advanced theoretical studies, you’ll pursue original research in world-class laboratories under the mentorship of leading experts in the field.

The Stevens Advantage

You’ll acquire the in-depth lab experience that top employers look for and make connections in pharma, medicine and academia that will help you thrive. We’re also just 15 minutes from downtown Manhattan and situated in the center of the New Jersey pharmaceutical corridor near companies looking for top talent.

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Meet Outstanding Speakers

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Stivala Lectures in Chemistry Series

The department invites an outstanding scientist for a day of lectures and discussions on timely topics in chemistry. The BCB department also hosts a preeminent scientist for a sequence of informal talks and formal lectures. Previous lecturers have included Kenneth Pitzer and Herman Mark and the Nobelists William Lipscomb, Sir Derek Barton, Ilya Prigogine, Arthur Kornberg, Rosalyn Yalow, Sidney Altman and George Palade.

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Resources for Your Ideas & Research

Some of the major advantages of studying chemical biology at a premier research institution like Stevens include support for your ideas, great mentors, industry connections and the best tools for your research.

Chemical Biology Research at Stevens

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Stevens is a Premier Research Institution

At Stevens, you have the opportunity to work directly with our renowned faculty members researching groundbreaking topics such as the design and synthesis of medicinally important phenolic and heterocyclic compounds; novel ERK inhibitors; and fabrication of hollow tubular scaffolds for blood vessel-like structure formation.

Learn more about chemical biology research at Stevens