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Professor Roy GordonRoy Gordon

Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science
Director of the Center for Nanoscale Systems

Gordon Research Group

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Upcoming Events

Apr 27

Jacob Hooker

4:15pm to 5:15pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Professor Jacob Hooker, Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School. From palladium to the pallidum:
visualization of chemistry in the human brain.
R.B. Woodward Lectures in the Chemical Sciences, Organic Chemistry.

Apr 29

Herschel Mukherjee Defense

10:30am to 12:30pm


Naito Bldg., Rm. 2015

Title:  On the Biological Activity of the Natural Product (+)-Avrainvillamide

Apr 30

Kok Hao Chen Defense

10:00am to 12:00pm


Pfizer Lecture Hall

Spatially resolved, highly multiplexed RNA profiling in single cells

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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

Sustainability Grant Awarded for Web-Based Lab Monitoring Aids

April 15, 2015

A project entitled “Greening Laboratories using Wi-Fi Connected Tools” by Whitesides group postdoc Alok Tayi and Harvard senior Daniel Kramer has been awarded a Student Sustainability Grant for the 2014-15 academic year, and its progress is described in a blog the two have written on the Harvard Sustainability website. Their initial goals include fashioning web-based switches to turn lights and small equipment on and off.

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