Fall 2024 Ph.D. and M.S. in Chemistry applications are open!

Interested applicants can begin their applications through Slate. Please review our admissions requirements before applying. Request more information about the Ph.D. and M.S. in Chemistry programs here.

Qualified students with financial need may apply for an application fee waiver here. Please note: application fee waivers are limited in number.


Frontiers in Chemistry with Shaomeng Wang and Ju-Yun Li Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Brian Kobilka, Stanford University

  Dr. Kobilka received Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, Duluth in 1977. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine in 1981, and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri in...

Chemistry PhD Student Desiree Mae Prado Featured in the Daily

PhD in Chemistry student Desiree Mae Prado was recently featured in the Daily regarding her research in energy storage with the Burda group. Congratulations, Desiree! https://thedaily.case.edu/breaking-boundaries-inspiring-change-women-in-science-share-their-stories/?utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=thedaily_people

Jim Sill Wins Outstanding Staff Award

Congratulations to Jim Sill, who won the Outstanding Staff Award at the Inaugural College of Arts and Sciences Staff Awards on Wednesday, December 13!            

Crespo Group Paper Featured on Cover of JPCL

The recent paper, "Photochemical Stability of 5-Methylcytidine Relative to Cytidine: Photophysical Insight for mRNA Therapeutic Applications," was authored by former Crespo group members Sean Hoehn, Sarah Krul, Michael Pogharian, Erqian Mao, and PI Dr. Carlos Crespo-Hernandez. Hoehn and Krul created the cover art using Photoshop; the art was generated...

Ph.D. in Chemistry Virtual Information Sessions

The Department of Chemistry will host two virtual information sessions for the Ph.D. in Chemistry program. Attendees will learn more about our program, hear about the ongoing research in our department, and have the opportunity to ask questions about our admissions requirements. Applicants may sign up for one of two...

Adjunct Professor Michael Jirousek Wins 2023 CAS Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Award

Michael Jirousek (GRS '89, Chemistry) was recognized as the winner of the 2023 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Award during Homecoming Weekend (Oct. 12 - 15). Graduating from Case Western Reserve University in 1989 with his Ph.D., Jirousek was the founding Chief Operating Officer of Frequency...


Crespo Group paper selected as one of the top in P&P

The recent paper, “The Triplet State of 6-thio-2′-deoxyguanosine: Intrinsic Properties and Reactivity Toward Molecular Oxygen” by Crespo Group members, Marvin Pollum and Luis Ortiz-Rodriguez was selected as one of the top papers published in Photochemistry and Photobiology for P&P’s virtual issue celebrating the publications 55th anniversary.