Chemistry in Nature

We will explore how chemistry pervades the natural world including biology, geology, and the broader environment.

Note: Please see academic advisor before attempting to add a chemistry FIG.

Victoria De Rose is a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Her laboratory investigates Bioinorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, with a focus on the interactions between metal ions, both natural and therapeutic, and biological molecules. Prof. DeRose received her B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago and PhD in Biophysical Chemistry from the University of California-Berkeley. She is originally from Wisconsin, and has been at Oregon since 2006.



FIG Assistant: Maggie Edgar


Summer Assignment

For the summer assignment for the Chemistry in Nature FIG, please watch the following Ted Talk on the chemistry of chocolate and be prepared to discuss it during our first FIG meeting:

Week of Welcome FIG Meeting

The first meeting for the FIG is Friday, September 22nd at 10:00 am in Columbia 150. Please arrive on time as we will be relocating shortly after.