Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

The Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS) is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and has around 20 academic staff and 100 higher degree research students making us one of the most research-intensive departments on campus. The Department is located in buildings F7B, E8A and E8C, opposite the Macquarie University Hospital.

Welcome from our Head of Department

Our teaching and research integrates chemical and biomolecular sciences to achieve a sustainable environment, understand health and disease, and advance new molecular technologies.

If you are a prospective undergraduate or postgraduate student and would like further personalised career or degree advice we would be happy for you to contact any member of our academic staff.


  • iGEM Solar synthesisers shine bright in Boston

    For the second year running, a team of undergraduate students from Macquarie’s CBMS 330 course have brought home gold from the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) jamboree in Boston, Massachusetts.

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