Agricultural & Environmental Chemistry Graduate Group

The Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry graduate group is the oldest interdepartmental graduate group at UC Davis and is renowned for its multidisciplinary approach to research in applied chemistry. In addition to the many research opportunities, students in the group can also take advantage of an enormous breadth of classes in basic and applied chemistry and in related areas.

The Group consists of over 50 Ph.D. and M.S. students and more than 55 faculty. Graduate Students in the program design an academic program that suits their needs and interests. Coursework options are divided into four areas of specialization: analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, biological & toxicological chemistry, and food, fiber & polymer chemistry.


Recent Events and Happenings

Annual Alumni Symposium 

Date: Monday May 19th
Time: 4:10- 5:00 pm
Where: 101 Bowley Plant Science Teaching Facility

Followed immediately by a Wine and Cheese Social!

42ndAgricultural and Environmental Chemistry Graduate Group Annual Winter Colloquium

February 18th and 19th 2014

A special thanks to Sudwerk Brewing Company in Davis, CA for providing beer for the Beer, wine and Cheese social following the Colloquium.


Hike to Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve and Berryessa Brewing Company in Winters, CA.  It was a wonderful day out at Lake Berryessa, thanks for everyone who could make it out!

Lake Berryessa



Celebrating finishing the hike at Berryessa Gap Brewing Company