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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. Students who major in science 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 816
Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8559
Schaumburg Room: SCH 600-D

Dr. Robert Seiser
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry
Assistant Chair, Graduate Coordinator

Chicago Phone: 312-322-7139
Chicago Room: WB 914-M
Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8758
Schaumburg Room: SCH 600-B

Dr. Kristen Leckrone
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry Coordinator

Chicago Phone: 312-341-3514
Chicago Room: WB 716-D
Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8550
Schaumburg Room: SCH 600-J

Dr. Kelly Wentz
Associate Professor of Biology
Health Professions Advisor and Coordinator

Chicago Phone: 312-322-7107
Chicago Room: WB 914-J

Jocelyn Ashford-Yarbrough
Administrative Secretary

Schaumburg Phone: 847-619-8551
Schaumburg Room: SCH 600

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Apr 19, 2014

I know some of you are interested in becoming science teachers, or learning more about education. The College of Education has informed me that there is a course being offered this fall (see crn number and details below) that may … Continue reading

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

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