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Chemistry and Biochemistry at Monmouth

The MC Chemistry Department invites you to browse our web site and contact the FacultyMC's Chemistry Department has a long tradition of preparing students for successful and rewarding careers in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, engineering and a variety of other career paths.

The Monmouth College Chemistry Department strives to….

 1. sharpen students’ quantitative skills.
 2. encourage critical thinking.
 3. demonstrate the cumulative aspect of chemistry principles.
 4. afford students the opportunity to get involved in a research project as early as their sophomore year.
 5. utilize “inquiry based learning” in lecture.
 6. strengthen students’ scientific writing and presentation skills.
 7. illustrate the interrelatedness among chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics.

The Department offers a hands-on curriculum, rich in research opportunities and one-on-one student/faculty interactions.  Alumnus William LeSuer has provide an instrumentation endowment which allows the Department to purchase, on average, a major piece of instrumentation each year.  A former Professor and name sake of the Monmouth College Science building, W. S.  "Haldy" Haldeman has endowed the Department with a library fund which provides internet access to current research journals, the latest book and periodical publications, and the latest in chemistry and scientific software.


Consider what your future might be like with a chemistry or biochemistry degree from Monmouth College.


Trips to Research Conferences!


We will be emailing the application on Friday, Sep 7 for the National ACS meeting and the ASBMB meeting


Monmouth College Doc Kieft Summer Research Program 2018 Participants



Brandon Allen (MC ’19) –Chemistry Major – Sostarecz Lab

AJ Angellotti (MC ’20) – Biochemistry Major – Prinsell Lab

Seth Croslow (MC ’21) – Chemistry Major – Sostarecz Lab

Jennista Eastman (MC ’19) – Biochemistry Major – Moore Lab

Tyler Halsey (MC ’21) – Chemistry Major – Moore Lab

Modou Lamin Jarju (MC ’20) – Biochemistry Major – Sostarecz Lab

Jake McCrery (MC ’20) – Biochemistry Major – Prinsell Lab

Katie Richter (MC ’21) – Biochemistry Major – Sturgeon/Moore Lab

Julia Sterr (MC ’21) – Biochemistry Major – Moore Lab

Zelinda Taylor (MC ’20) – Biochemistry Major – Sturgeon Lab

Lexi Tibbs (MC ’19) – Biochemistry Major – Sturgeon/Prinsell Lab



Monmouth College Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors/Minors and their 2018 Summer Research Experiences


Laura Sanchez University of Michigan

Esther Hubbard

ACS Nuclear Summer School at San Jose State

Emily Rein

Baylor Medical School

Emily Currens
St. Louis Universtiy

Sobhi Kazmouz
Harvard Stem Cell Institute and Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Monmouth College Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors/Minors and their Post-Graduate Institutions



Colorado State University - Chemistry
Depaul University - Chemistry
Indiana University - Chemistry
Iowa State University - Chemistry
Kent State University - Chemistry
Northeastern University - Chemistry
Univeristy of Iowa - Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genetics, and Free Radical Radiation Biology
University of Missouri, St. Louis - Chemistry
University of Nebraska - Chemistry
Penn State University - Chemistry
Worcester Polytechnical Institute - Chemistry
Purdue University - Chemistry, Molecular Pharmacology
Baylor University - Chemistry
Univeristy of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - Nutritional Sciences
University of California at Davis - Chemistry
Ohio State University - Materials Science
Louisiana State Univeristy - Immunology and Microbiology
Des Moines University Medical School
Mercer University Pharmacy School
Midwestern PA School
Rush Medical School - Nursing
Southern Illinois University Medical School and PA School
University of Illinois Vet School
St. Ambrose University PA School
University of Pennsylvania Dental School
Abbott Labs - Chemistry - Pharmaceuticals
Grain Processing - Muscatine- Research Tech
Millipore Sigma - Chemist
IDT - Chemist
Rockford College - MAT (Master's Teaching Program)
Univeristy of Kansas - MBA







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