Faculty Spotlight


Theodore Betley

Theodore Betley

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Betley Research Group

Research Spotlight

Director of Advanced Undergraduate Laboratories

The Director of Advanced Undergraduate Laboratories administers the advanced undergraduate laboratories with direct responsibility for organic, inorganic and research chemistry instructional labs (Chemistry 135, 145 and 100), and with general oversight of the advanced physical chemistry labs (Chemistry 165). The Director also contributes to ongoing development of the advanced laboratory program and the entire CCB undergraduate laboratory program. More details are given here. To explore faculty positions at Harvard, please visit https://academicpositions.harvard.edu. Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Upcoming Events

2017 Feb 22

Christine Thomas

4:15pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Christine Thomas, TBA.  Harvard/MIT Inorganic Chemistry Seminar.

2017 Feb 27

Elad Harel

1:50pm

Location: 

Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Elad Harel, Northwestern University. TBA. Woodward CCB Departmental Colloquium.

2017 Mar 06

Lihong Wang

1:50pm

Location: 

Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Lihong Wang, Washington University of Saint Louis. TBA.  Woodward CCB Departmental Colloquium.

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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.

Latest News

Cynthia M. Friend

Cynthia M. Friend Wins ACS Award in Surface Chemistry

January 24, 2017

Cynthia M. Friend, T.W. Richards Professor of Chemistry, wins ACS Award in Surface Chemistry for her paradigmatic developments in the mechanistic understanding of ­oxygen-assisted catalytic cycles on gold surfaces and their implementation to nanoporous gold catalysts under realistic conditions. More information can be found here.

Barbara Anderson Celebrates Service Milestone

Barbara Anderson Celebrates Service Milestone

January 3, 2017

CCB would like to congratulate Barbara Anderson, Academic Affairs and Human Resource Coordinator, on her 30 years of service to Harvard University. Barbara began her career in the Office for Sponsored Reseach and has spent the last 8 years in Chemistry. 

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