The mission of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is to provide high quality education and state of the art training in research in the fields of Chemistry & Biochemistry through excellence in teaching, research and service.
In teaching we will provide to our students the foundation to build a chemistry knowledge base and introduce them to the recent advances in the field.
In research we will provide high quality research experience in both -fundamental and applied research. We will contribute to discovering new drugs for the treatment of major diseases and developing new materials for enhancing the quality of life.
We will provide service to the university through joint interdisciplinary programs in biomedical, life and environmental sciences and will provide a strong infrastructure consisting of modern and powerful investigative instrumentation.
We will provide service to the region and nation by contributing scientific expertise. We will help train the high tech workforce needed to help meet the growing demands of industry in Southeast Florida in order to support and sustain economic development in the region.