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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the University of New Hampshire.  We are dedicated to chemistry research and education at all levels.  We have a long, proud tradition of providing a challenging and nurturing environment for our students. 

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Teaming up with public leaders to address infrastructure challenges...

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Watershed Wisdom

Watershed Wisdom

Engaging local stakeholders to manage environmental change...

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Healing Hydrogel

Healing Hydrogel

Healing Hydrogel

UNH researchers create a hydrogel contact lens to treat serious eye disease...

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  • The Boudreau group's work focuses on the design and synthesis of small molecules as inhibitors of ​beta-lactamases​, which are enzymes responsible for bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance has been a recurring and increasing problem arising from the overuse of...
    The Boudreau group's work focuses on the design and synthesis of small molecules as inhibitors of ​beta-lactamases​, which are enzymes responsible for bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance has been a recurring and increasing problem arising from the overuse of...
  • Elizabeth Bright graduated from the University of New Mexico in her home town of Albuquerque. She majored in chemistry and had the privilege of working under Drs. Lorraine Deck and Robert Paine on the synthesis of benzoxazines, compounds which may be effective for binding and removing uranium from...
    Elizabeth Bright graduated from the University of New Mexico in her home town of Albuquerque. She majored in chemistry and had the privilege of working under Drs. Lorraine Deck and Robert Paine on the synthesis of benzoxazines, compounds which may be effective for binding and removing uranium from...
  • Taoqing Wang was born in Shanxi Province in China and completed her undergraduate studies as a chemistry major at China Agricultural University, Beijing, China in 2010. She obtained her MSc in bioengineering from the China Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2013 under the supervision of Prof....
    Taoqing Wang was born in Shanxi Province in China and completed her undergraduate studies as a chemistry major at China Agricultural University, Beijing, China in 2010. She obtained her MSc in bioengineering from the China Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2013 under the supervision of Prof....