Chemistry & Biochemistry

  1. Sunset in Hawaii

    From Hawaii to Spain: Heather O’Connell ’02 Earns Fulbright to Continue Science Education

    The Manhattan College graduate received a short-term award from the Fulbright program.

  2. An image of female professor and student looking at plants in greenhouse

    Summer Research Discoveries

    Students from all five undergraduate schools are conducting Manhattan College research in 2018.

  3. Dr. Kirchner pointing to data on screen and speaking to students.

    Student-Faculty Collaboration: Visualizing the Unseen

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D., a School of Science professor emeritus who has inspired generations of Jaspers, continues crystallography research with students.

  4. Groundbreaking photo at Higgins Engineering and Science Center

    Manhattan College Breaks Ground on Higgins Engineering and Science Center

    The future three-story facility will modernize the facilities supporting the College’s engineering and science programs.

  5. Higgins Engineering and Science Center rendering

    Higgins Engineering and Science Center to Enhance Technology Footprint on South Campus

    The newest campus addition is the cornerstone of Manhattan College’s modernization of facilities, supporting its engineering and science programs.

  6. Chemistry lab

    Biochemistry Professor Receives NIH Grant to Study Genetic Integrity

    Bryan Wilkins, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Biochemistry department, is working on chromatin remodeler complexes in living cells.

  7. Chemical engineering project

    Campus Research Strengthens Bond with Bethlehem

    From May - August, five seniors from Palestine lived on campus and became part of the College community as active participants in the Summer Research Program at Manhattan.

  8. Richard Kirchner, Ph.D.

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D. Receives Senior Scientist Mentor Award

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation honors Manhattan College's Richard Kirchner, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry.

  9. Jean Donahue

    Jasper Alum and New Bronx Science Principal Has Big Plans to Increase STEM Education

    As Jean Donahue steps into her new role at Bronx Science, she plans to expand computer science and engineering programs.

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    Biochemistry Major Collaborates on Water Filtration Research

    Monika Gruca ’15 is searching for a sustainable way of converting chromium (VI), a carcinogenic form of chromium, into its healthy counterpart chromium (III), under the tutelage of John Regan, Ph.D.

  11. Yelda Balkir

    College Names Yelda Balkir Coordinator of NewEnvironmental Science Program

    Balkir’s experience in green chemistry and the environment will shape the development of the College’s forthcoming program in Environmental Science.

  12. John Regan

    Seasoned Scientist Selected to Chair Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

    John Regan, 30-year veteran pharmaceutical researcher, will chair department.

  13. Jerry D'Aversa

    Psych Student Restores Sight to Blind on Medical Mission Trip

    In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.

  14. John Butler

    An Inspirational Mission

    John Butler ’86 leads his company to bring hope to hemophiliacs.