Welcome to Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB). We are proud to continue our department’s rich tradition of research and scholarship in the molecular sciences. Our research activities in CCB span the core disciplines of organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry and the interdisciplinary frontiers of the life and physical sciences.

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Kang-Kuen NiKang-Kuen Ni

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology


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Upcoming Events

Oct 24

Daisuke Uraguchi

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Daisuke Uraguchi. Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering.  Molecular design and applications of chiral organic ion pair catalysts featuring anion-controlling ability.   Merck-Banyu Lecture.

Oct 29

Jae Young Ahn Defense

2:00pm to 4:00pm


Mallinckrodt 318

Title:  Synthesis of Biologically Active Cortistatin Analogs

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Farewell to Jerry Connors

Farewell to Jerry Connors

October 6, 2014

Associate Director of Laboratories Jerry Connors was feted at a retirement ceremony on September 12th, with three former CCB directors in attendance as well as current director Allen Aloise and colleagues from across the university. Jerry has been with CCB since 1966, when he came to work as a research assistant in the group of Frank Westheimer.

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