Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Workshop

The Inorganic Division will host promising undergraduate students at the upcoming fall national ACS Meeting (Boston, MA). The division aims to provide students that may be considering applying to graduate programs in the area of inorganic chemistry the opportunity to explore the wide breadth of the Inorganic Chemistry field, identify possible schools/PIs of interest, and utilize the ACS meeting resources for undergraduate students.

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Congratulations to Jessie Moreton

Congratulations to Jessie Moreton on being selected to be a member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Chapter!

Jessie Moreton - Bouchet Graduate Honors Society Chapter Award

What happens in the short time period fo

What happens in the short time period following the injection of an electron into water?

Welcome Assistant Professor Lalit Deshmu

Welcome Assistant Professor Lalit Deshmukh – Dr. Deshmukh was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and received his PhD from the University of Connecticut. Welcome Lalit!

Welcome Assistant Professor Colleen McHu

Welcome Assistant Professor Colleen McHugh – Dr. McHugh was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Caltech and received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University. Welcome Colleen!

Scientista Foundation

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USC School of Pharmacy Graduate Programs

Southern-California University of Southern California School of Pharmacy is excited to offer their Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program for 2018!

Please visit our website to access the application:


The USC School of Pharmacy’s SURF program is geared towards increasing learning and networking opportunities for undergraduate students committed to pursuing either a professional or academic research career in pharmaceutical and translational sciences. Students will develop confidence and independence in conducting research and communicating scientific concepts under the guidance of faculty and other mentors. In addition to daily engagement in the lab, students will attend biweekly entrepreneurship/professional development seminars and participate in a workshop on the graduate school application process so as to stimulate serious consideration of graduate study. At the end of the summer, students will give an oral presentation of their research to their peers and faculty.


  • Participate in cutting-edge research with top USC faculty
  • Receive a $3,500 stipend for a full-time program during summer (minimum of 10 weeks)
  • Gain experience and tools to enhance your application to competitive PhD programs
  • Explore the rich and diverse culture of Southern California in Los Angeles while learning about the resources and graduate training opportunities at the USC School of Pharmacy
  • Develop lasting friendships with fellow participants
  • Housing is provided in shared housing on USC’s University Park Campus on ademonstrated financial need basis only. Evidence of financial need can be demonstrated by providing your most current need-based financial aid package.

NOTE:  housing is only available until Sunday, August 5.


  • Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
  • Awardees will be notified by early April, 2018
  • Full-time program (minimum of 10 weeks)
  • Program Period – two cohorts:

o   Cohort #1:  May 21 – July 27, 2018

o   Cohort #2:  June 18 – August 24, 2018