Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Our department seeks to provide students
with an understanding of the chemical sciences that will enable them to
continue study in graduate school, medical school, an allied health
field, or immediately enter a profession in teaching or in the chemical
or pharmaceutical industry. The unique advantage of studying
at Messiah College is that while investigating the intricate world
around them, students also study themselves and their Creator. The
department places special
emphasis on the integration of the knowledge and methods of the
what Christian faith teaches us about people and their role in the
Congratulations to Sarah Bednar, senior Biochemistry major, recipient of the Dorothy Gish Women in Leadership at Messiah College Award. Sarah was awarded funding to organize and lead a fundraiser for the American Red Cross during the summer of 2013.
Congratulations to Julie Fenton, senior Chemistry major, recipient of the Southeast Section of the American Chemical Society Dr. Judith Bond Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a rising senior from any college within the local ACS section, for outstanding work and potential in research.
Senior biochemistry major, Keane McCullum, recently spent the summer doing research at the Macha Research Trust Laboratories in rural Zambia, where naturejobs.com found him. Read about Keane's first exposure to global health work.