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Biological, Chemical and Physical Sciences Department

The Department of Biological, Chemical and Physical Sciences provides personalized, high-quality instruction and training for a variety of scientific careers and post-graduate studies. Our faculty are researchers and experienced teachers in areas ranging from molecular and cellular biology to organic chemistry to environmental science. Our students are active participants in research as well as in a variety of student-led organizations and campus initiatives.

Programs of Study

Department Contact

Dr. Vicky McKinley
Professor of Biology

Chicago Phone: 312-341-3682
Chicago Room: WB 9xx
Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8559
Schaumburg Room: SCH600-D

Dr. Robert Seiser
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry

Assistant Chair
Chicago Phone: 312-322-7139
Chicago Room: WB914-M
Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8758
Schaumburg Room: SCH600-B

Dr. Kelly Wentz
Associate Professor of Biology

Health Professions Advisor and Coordinator
Chicago Phone: 312-322-7107
Chicago Room: WB 914-J

Jocelyn Yarbrough
Senior Secretary

Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8551
Schaumburg Fax: 847-619-8555
Mailstop: SCH600

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Sustainability Studies Student Symposium (Apr 23)

Apr 10, 2014

Come celebrate Earth Week on April 23 by learning about the exciting research projects being undertaken by Sustainability Studies undergraduate interns/researchers this year. This spring’s Student Symposium will feature three presentations: - MaryBeth Radeck will describe her work on the … Continue reading

Honors Research Day (Apr 25)

Apr 10, 2014

Friday, April 25 is Honors Research Day. Students who are completing their thesis projects for graduation this semester will share the work they have done in formal presentations. All members of the University community are invited to attend. The presentations … Continue reading

Internship and Career Fair (Apr 10)

Apr 07, 2014

Please announce in your classes and encourage the students you come in contact with to attend this year’s Internship and Career Fair being held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in the Goodman Center. A variety … Continue reading

Schaumburg Poster Day (Apr 23)

Mar 31, 2014

As an end of semester gathering, on Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30-6:00pm the Division of Professional Arts & Sciences will host a poster session in the corridor outside of room 600 at the Schaumburg campus. All interested students who may … Continue reading

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