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Analytical Chemist and Biochemist Positions open

The Chemistry Department at Eastern Kentucky University seeks applicants for two tenure track positions in 1) analytical chemistry and 2) biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level with appointment to begin August 15, 2019.

New classes for the Spring 2019!

This Spring we will be offereing two new courses, CHE 501 (Toxological Chemistry) and CHE 501 (Blood Splatter analysis). Please read the course desciptions below for more information: 

A Patent for Cancer a Targeting Treatment

Ndinguri and Calderon

Dr. Margaret Ndinguri (Chemistry) in collaboration with Dr. Lindsay Calderon (Biology) have received a patent from the United States Patent Office for a chemical compound that selectively targets cancer cells. Read more here.

College of Science Video


The newly formed EKU College of Science has prepared the following video to highlight the different departments and resources available to students. 

New EKU Astrochemistry Research Published

A project under the direction of Dr. Donghui Quan was recently published in The Astrophysical Journal. The isomers of ethanimine (CH3CHNH) were recently detected toward the star-forming region Sagittarius (Sgr) B2(N) using the Green Bank Telescope PRIMOS cm-wave spectral data, and imaged by the Australia Telescope Compact Array.

Chemistry Research Video Series

EKU Chemistry Research

The EKU Department of Chemistry has started to develop a video series about the research opportunities done in the laboratories of various faculty members.  Learn more about the research done in Dr. Judy Jenkin's lab in the EKU Chemistry Department. These opportunities are available to students at the undergraduate and graduate level.

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