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Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics

The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics provides students with a solid foundation in scientific disciplines through challenging coursework, laboratory explorations and research opportunities. Our recent graduates are going on to work at local or national companies and research laboratories, attending medical schools, pursuing graduate degrees and teaching at the high school and university levels.

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Chemistry

Biochemistry

Physics

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Luke Knutson '23, Chemistry and Biochemistry double major, talks about his research experience at SDSU in the lab of Dr. Darci Fink.

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Understanding the immune system's 'big eater'

New research from South Dakota State University's Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics — led by Adam Hoppe — aims to better understand one of the immune system's key tools in eliminating cancerous cells, macrophages.

SDSU physics students recognized at international conference

Four undergraduate students in South Dakota State University's Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics attended the American Physical Society's annual meeting March 3-8 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

SDSU faculty recognized for excellence

The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized 30 faculty members, researchers and scientists Tuesday. The event honors faculty members in the university's colleges for outstanding research, teaching and service.