Chem 4800 is not a normal class, it is an experience. Prior to registering for CHEM 4800, you must have identified a research mentor and discussed a novel research project with them. If you choose a mentor from outside the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, you will need to receive pre-approval of the project.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Students taking CHEM 4800 can apply for 1-3 credits toward their upper elective requirements. For eachcredit of CHEM 4800, > 3 hours per week is expected in to be spent in the lab. At the end of the semester you will be required to write a report in the style of a peer-reviewed research article. Examples of papers from previous students can be found in the department office.