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Chemists at Stanford imagine a world in which AIDS is a curable disease and the next generation of energy comes from sheets of matter no thicker than a single atom.

Considered one of the best in the country, the Department of Chemistry houses a critical mass of great minds—not only leading faculty, but top-notch graduate students who come here to push the boundaries of knowledge.

With chemistry classrooms and labs located just steps away from Stanford’s world-class medical and engineering schools, students and professors embark on unparalleled interdisciplinary collaborations. They are teaming up with medical researchers to create a new class of highly localized anesthetics and interfacing with physicists and material scientists to design efficient energy sources.

Together, chemistry students and faculty have the potential to make discoveries that could change the world as we know it.

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