O Programa de Pós-Graduação em Química da UFMG, visa a geração de novos conhecimentos e a formação de pessoal qualificado para o exercício de atividades profissionais, de ensino em nível superior, desenvolvendo a habilidade para conduzir pesquisa original e de forma independente.

Áreas de pesquisa:

Biotechnology and bioassays of natural products.

Developmento f n e w a n a l y t i c a l m e t h o d s a n d instrumentation, chemometrics and separation technologies.  Development of new materials for catalysis and other industrial applications, including the study of polymers and composites.  D e v e l o p m e n t o f n e w n a n o m a t e r i a l s a n d nanobiotechnology for drug delivery.  Environmental chemistry, including the development of new catalytic processes  Experimental and computational studies in chemical and biochemical interactions and mechanisms.  Forensic science and applied analytical methods.  Molecular structures and spectroscopic properties of molecules.  Natural products from plants and microorganisms, including biotransformations  Synthesis and biological evaluation of coordination and organometallic compounds of medicinal interest.