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A list of companies in the US that hire people in the field of organic chemistry (including closely related titles such as medicinal chemistry, synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, etc). This list is in alphabetical order.


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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Abbott Abbott Park, IL Spun off their phamaceutical division (AbbVie) in 2013. Synthetic chemistry.
AbbVie Lake County, IL Global headquarters. AbbVie spun off from Abbott in 2013. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Stemcentrx location from 2016 acquisition by AbbVie. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  Worcester, MA AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC) is AbbVie's Center of Excellence in Biologics. ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Abide Therapeutics San Diego, CA Serine hydrolase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Abzena Bristol, PA TCRS location from 2015 acquisition by Abzena. CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Therapies for CNS disorders. Process chemistry.
AcceleDev Chemical Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Acentex Scientific Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Achaogen South San Francisco, CA Antibacterial research. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Achillion New Haven, CT Small molecule inhibitors of complement factor D. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acme Bioscience Palo Alto, CA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Acucela Seattle, WA Vision related drugs. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Aduro Biotech Berkeley, CA Develop diverse immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
AdvanSix Colonial Heights, VA Coatings, adhesives, and cleaning industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Advenchen Labs Moorpark, CA Small molecule kinase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Durham, NC Glaucoma & other diseases of the eye. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
AerNos San Diego, CA Develop nano gas sensors. Polymer chemistry, nanomaterials.
Afton Chemical Richmond, VA Develop new detergent/dispersant components for diesel performance additives. Synthetic chemistry.
Agilent Technologies Boulder, CO Solid-phase oligonucleotide chemistry.
  Newport, DE Carbon and silicon based chemistry for silica based packing for HPLC columns. Process chemistry.
  Santa Clara, CA Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, solid-phase synthesis, biomolecule conjugation & labeling.
  Wilmington, DE Agilent CrossLab R&D Team. Develop novel media and stationary phases for HPLC columns. Synthetic chemistry.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Focus on cancer metabolism, rare genetic diseases, and metabolic immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Agricultural Research Service Several locations Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
AIM Biosciences Hayward, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Liquide Branchburg, NJ Make novel deposition precursor molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Fremont, CA Make novel organometallic precursor & deposition molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Newark, DE The Analysis & Fine Chemistry group. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, silicon chemistry.
Air Products Allentown, PA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Akebia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) based therapeutics in anemia and other serious diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
AkzoNobel Brewster, NY Business Unit: Surface Chemistry. Synthesis and process development of new cationic, anionic, and nonionic surfactants products & certain polymers.
  Bridgewater, CT Research chemistry.
  Strongsville, OH Business Unit: Metal Coatings. Polymer chemistry, resins, metal coatings.
Albemarle Baton Rouge, LA The Process Development Center. Development of transition and main group organometallic components used in polymer catalysis.
  Magnolia, AR Manufacturing plants for bromine and bromine chemicals.
  South Haven, MI API production site. Scaleup to the kilo lab and pilot plant settings. Process chemistry.
  Tyrone, PA Custom manufacturing. API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) , RSM (Regulatory Starting Materials), or fine chemical process development.
Alcami Germantown, WI API Center of Excellence. API development & manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Alcon (Novartis) Duluth, GA Develop novel and differentiated contact lens and contact lens care materials. Polymer chemistry.
  Johns Creek, GA Develop novel and differentiated contact lens and contact lens care materials. R&D of superior surface coatings for new Alcon contact lenses. Polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Aleo BME State College, PA Biomaterials & medical device company. Synthesizing biomaterials, micro/nano particles, and devices. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.
Alexion Cheshire, CT Focus on therapies for rare diseases. Process chemistry.
Alios Biopharma (J&J) South San Francisco, CA Acquired by J&J in Nov 2014 (jobs are found on J&J website). Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Alkermes Waltham, MA R&D Center. Treatments for CNS diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Allergan Irvine, CA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alnylam Cambridge, MA RNAi therapeutics. Synthesis of nucleosides, nucleotides, lipids, carbohydrates, & other building blocks. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Alpha Scents Syracuse, NY Pest control. Custom pheromone synthesis for research, manufacturing, and government markets. Synthetic chemistry.
Altana Chester, NY Surface & colloid science, coatings technology, wax emulsions and/or surfactant chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Louisville, KY Polymer chemistry.
  Wallingford, CT Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Alvogen Pine Brook, NJ API Sciences. Process chemistry.
American Boronite Corp Burlington, MA Manufacture Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs). Synthetic chemistry, nanomaterials.
Amgen Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
  Thousand Oaks, CA Headquarters. medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Ampac Fine Chemicals La Porte, TX API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
  Rancho Cordova, CA API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
AMRI Albany, NY Global Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Buffalo, NY Medicinal chemistry.
  Grafton, WI Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals location from acquisition by AMRI in April 2014. API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
  Rensselaer, NY API manufacturing. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Springfield, MO API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Anaspec Fremont, CA Peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and oligonucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Angion Biomedica Uniondale, NY Focus is on renal diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Anichem North Brunswick, NJ CRO/CMO. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Anokion Cambridge, MA Treatments for autoimmune diseases. Bioconjugation of proteins and synthetic polymers. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, process chemistry.
Apeel Sciences Santa Barbara, CA In the business of improving food quality. Synthetic chemistry , polymer chemistry, process chemistry, synthetic biology.
Apiscent Labs Milwaukee, WI CRO/CMO serving the pharmaceutical and flavor & fragrance industries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Applaud Medical San Francisco, CA Treatments for kidney stones. Small compounds, including phospholipids & glycolipids. Synthetic chemistry.
Applied Medical Rancho Santa Margarita, CA R&D in medical device manufacturing and product development. Synthetic chemistry.
Apple Santa Clara, CA New Materials Development. Advanced electrolytes in new cell technology platforms. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry.
ARA Tyndall AFB, FL National security & safety. Synthesizing energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Boston, MA R&D Center. Synthetic chemistry.
  Houston, TX Headquarters. Drilling Technology Team. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, nanotechnology.
  Ithaca, NY R&D Center for Aramco Performace Materials. Polyols & polymers. Develop catalysts for polymerization systems. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Archroma Martin, SC Color and specialty chemicals company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Arcus Biosciences Hayward, CA Develop cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Ardelyx Fremont, CA Develop gut-restricted therapies for GI and cardiorenal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Process chemistry.
Argonne National Lab Lemont, IL National science & engineering lab. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, materials chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Aristech Surfaces Florence, KY Manufacturer of continuous cast acrylic sheet, solid surface, and polyester solid surface. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Arkema Exton, PA Sartomer HQ (part of the Arkema group). Supplier of specialty acrylates and methacrylates monomers and oligomers. Photo-cure chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
King of Prussia, PA Arkema's US HQ and primary R&D center in US. Altuglas composite and resin, organic peroxides, thiochemicals. synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Array BioPharma Boulder, CO Develop small molecule drugs for cancer and other conditions. Medicinal chemistry.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Madison, WI RNAi-based therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, bioconjugation.
Arvinas New Haven, CT Therapies based on targeted protein degradation. Process chemistry.
Ascend Performance Materials Alvin, TX Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Catalyst development. Process chemistry.
  Cantonment, FL Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Particularly amine or ester chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Decatur, AL Home of the specialty chemicals group. Particularly hydrogenation and esterification. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ashland Assonet, MA Acrylates, hybrids, and other products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Bridgewater, NJ Ashland Specialty Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Dublin, OH Ashland Specialty Ingredients Adhesives. Polyurethane, polyacrylic adhesives or coatings. Laminating adhesives & coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.
Ash Stevens Riverview, MI Small molecule API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Asilomar Bio San Francisco, CA Agricultural company. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Aspira Scientific Milipitas, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Astex Pharmaceuticals (Otsuka) Pleasanton, CA Wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka Pharma. Cancer & CNS therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
AstraZeneca Boston, MA Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA Medicinal chemistry.
Avanti Polar Lipids Alabaster, AL CRO, chemical supplier. Produce high quality lipids (phospholipids, sphingolipids, sterols, etc). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Avedro Inc Burlington, MA Develop drugs and devices for corneal remodeling. Process chemistry.
Avelas Biosciences San Diego, CA Develop in vivo imaging agents and therapeutics for improved cancer treatment. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Avery Dennison Mill Hall, PA Global materials science and manufacturing company. Adhesive chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Avidity Biosciences San Diego, CA Therapeutics for rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (Lilly) Philadelphia, PA Wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly. Radiochemistry.
Avista Pharma Solutions Durham, NC CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
  Longmont, CO CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
Avisyn Pharma San Diego, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry
Avitide Lebanon, NH Develop molecule-specific affinity resins. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Axalta Philadelphia, PA Leading coatings company. Polymer chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Bachem Torrance, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
  Vista, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
BAE Systems Kingsport, TN Global defense and security company. Energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Baker Hughes (GE) Houston, TX GE company. Oil and gas industry. Polymer chemistry.
  Sand Springs, OK Synthetic chemistry.
  Sugar Land, TX Polymer chemistry.
BASF Charlotte, NC Chemical company. Emulsion polymers, dispersions, and resins. Polymer chemistry.
  Palmyra, MO BASF Crop Protection. Produce agricultural chemicals. Process chemistry.
  Southfield, MI BASF Dispersions & Pigments Division. Coatings & resins. Polymer chemistry.
  Tarrytown, NY 1 of 4 BASF research hubs in North America. Lubricants, coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Wyandotte, MI Manufactures a variety of urethanes and specialty plastics. UV curable polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Battelle Tyndall AFB, FL Global R&D company (national security, energy, etc). Synthesis of all energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Center for Drug Discovery. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
BD Biosciences San Diego, CA Provider of reagents & tools for flow cytometry. Develop novel fluorescent dyes, conjugated polymers. synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bell Laboratories Madison, WI Manufacturer of rodent control products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Benjamin Moore Mount Olive, NJ Develop paints & stains. Polymers and coatings. Polymer chemistry.
Bennett Aerospace Aberdeen, MD Global science and technology R&D company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
BHP North Chicago, IL Resources company (oil, gas, and minerals). Synthetic chemistry.
Bimax Glen Rock, PA Supplier of specialty monomers, surfactants, and other performance chemicals. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
BioAmber Plymouth, MN Develop bio-based chemicals. Synthetic chemistry.
BioBlocks San Diego, CA CRO. Medicinal chemistry.
BioCellection San Jose, CA Develop innovative plastic recycling technology. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Biocoat Horsham, PA Develop biomaterial coatings for medical devices. Polymer chemistry.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Birmingham, AL Focus on rare disease therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Biogen Cambridge, MA Large biotech company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
BioLegend San Diego, CA Develop antibodies and reagents. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
BioMarin Novato, CA Therapeutics for rare genetic diseases. Peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Bioo Scientific (PerkinElmer) Austin, TX Food & feed biotechnology company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bio-Rad Hercules, CA Headquarters. Develop clinical diagnostics and life science research products. New assay reagents. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Pleasanton, CA Digital Biology Center. Fluorocarbon-based surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Bioverativ (Sanofi) Waltham, MA Develop therapeutics for rare blood disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
BlackThorn Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Develop treatments for neurobehavioral disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blade Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop novel anti-fibrotic therapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Blue Marble Biomaterials Missoula, MT Research, develop, and manufacture natural and sustainable specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry.
Blueprint Medicines Cambridge, MA Research towards kinase therapies. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
BMS New Brunswick, NJ R&D location. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Princeton, NJ R&D location. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
  Redwood City, CA Focus on biologics drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield, CT Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Boeing St Louis, MO Aerospace company. Coatings, thin films, sealants, and composite materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
Bolt Biotherapeutics Redwood City, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Bolt Threads Emeryville, CA Develop high performance fabrics. fiber/textile chemistry. Polymer chemistry.
Boragen Durham, NC Develop boron-based small molecules for crop protection and animal health applications.
Bostik (Arkema) Wauwatosa, WI Adhesives company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Boulder Scientific Mead, CO Chemicals company. Areas of expertise include organometallics, metallocenes, Grignard reagents, and boron compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Bridgestone Americas Akron, OH Large tire and rubber company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Broad Institute Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry.
BroadPharm San Diego, CA CRO/chemical supplier. Specialize in PEG linkers, click chemistry, & dye labeling. Synthetic chemistry.
Buckman Memphis, TN Specialty chemical company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
C4 Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop drugs to target disease-causing proteins for destruction. Medicinal chemistry.
Cabot Microelectronics Aurora, IL Polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
Calibr (Scripps) San Diego, CA Biomedical research institute. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Calithera Biosciences San Francisco, CA Develop cancer therapeutics targeting tumor metabolism & immunology. Medicinal chemistry.
Cambrex Charles City, IA CMO. Specialize in the development and manufacturing of small molecule APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  High Point, NC Former PharmaCore site from 2016 acquisition by Cambrex. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Cambridge Isotope Labs Andover, MA Company focused on stable isotope labeled compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Tewksbury, MA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Capacitor Sciences Menlo Park, CA Design and industrialize electricity storage products. Organic electronics materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Capella Therapeutics San Diego, CA Develop therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Carbon Redwood City, CA 3D printing company. Develop novel materials for 3D printing platform. Polymer chemistry.
Cargill Dalton, GA Primarily focus on food and agricultural products. Amidoamines, imidazolines, vegetable oils, fatty acids, epoxy curing agents, epoxy resins, and diluents. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Plymouth, MN Amidoamines, imidazolines, vegetable oils, fatty acids, phosphatides, and other vegetable based surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Carmot Therapeutics Berkeley, CA Headquarters. Use Chemotype Evolution to discover novel drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Cascade Custom Chemistry Eugene, OR CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Catalent Pharma Solutions Emeryville, CA Catalent Biologics-West. Redwood Bioscience site from Catalent acquisition in 2014. SMARTag Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) technology platform. Synthetic chemistry, ADC chemistry.
  Morrisville, NC Catalent RTP. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
4Catalyzer Guilford, CT 4Catalyzer is an incubator for startups. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Cayman Chemical Ann Arbor, MI CRO/CMO, chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Celgene Cambridge, MA Inflammation & Immunology Center of Excellence. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA Drug Discovery & Alliance Development Center. Epigenetics & intracellular signaling R&D. Medicinal chemistry.
  Summit, NJ Non-clinical & Early Clinical Development. Process chemistry.
Center for Cancer Research (NCI) Frederick, MD A division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Centrillion Palo Alto, CA Develop genomic technologies. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Cepheid (Danaher) Bothell, WA Acquired by Danaher (Nov 2016). Manufacture proprietary dyes, quenchers, solid supports, and intermediates. Process chemistry.
Chemetall (BASF) New Providence, NJ Part of BASF's Coatings Division. Specialize in the chemical treatment of metal surfaces. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Chemily Atlanta, GA Manufacturer of glycan libraries, glyco-enzymes, and carbohydrate-based biochemicals. Oligosaccharides, glycolipids, sugar nucleotides, carbohydrate-based pharmaceuticals. Synthetic chemistry.
CheminPharma Branford, CT CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chem-is-try Metuchen, NJ CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
ChemoCentryx Mountain View, CA Small molecule therapeutics that target the chemoattractant system. Medicinal chemistry.
Chemours Wilmington, DE A performance chemicals company. Spun-off from DuPont in July (2015). Titanium technologies (ex. TiO2), fluoroproducts (ex. Teflon). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Chempacific Corporation Baltimore, MD CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
ChemPartner South San Francisco, CA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Chemstar Products Minneapolis, MN Provider of water soluble starch-based polymers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Chevron Richmond, CA Large energy company (crude oil, natural gas, etc). Catalyst preparation, additive synthesis. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Bartlesville, OK Chemical company. Olefins, polyolefins, aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, polymer resins. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Chiral Technologies (Daicel) West Chester, PA A global leader in enantioselective chromatography. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
City of Hope Duarte, CA Biomedical research, treatment, and educational institution. Synthetic chemistry.
Cleave Bioscience Burlingame, CA Focused on disrupting protein homeostasis for the treatment of specific cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Clorox Healthcare Pleasanton, CA Surface disinfectant and skin antisepsis products. Oxidation chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Codexis Redwood City, CA Protein engineering company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Cody Laboratories (Lannett) Cody, WY Purchased by Lannett (2007). Specialize in the development and manufacture of controlled substance APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Complete Genomics (BGI) San Jose, CA Technology leader in whole human genome sequencing. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Concert Pharmaceuticals Lexington, MA Use deuterium chemistry to discover and develop innovative new medicines. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Constellation Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Novel therapeutics that target epigenetic regulators. Medicinal chemistry.
Contraline Charlottesville, VA Research towards a long-lasting, non-hormonal, and reversible male contraceptive. Small molecules, polymers, hydrogels, amphiphilic molecules. Synthetic chemistry.
CooperVision Pleasanton, CA Manufacturer of soft contact lenses and related products and services. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Cooper Tire Findlay, OH Tire company. Polymer chemistry.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Norwood, MA Therapeutics for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
CordenPharma Boulder, CO CMO. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Corning Painted Post, NY Materials science company (glass, ceramics, etc). Materials chemistry, surface chemistry.
Corvus Pharmaceuticals Burlingame, CA Develop immuno-oncology therapeutics. Process chemistry.
Covestro Pittsburgh, PA Producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics. Double metal cyanide (DMC) catalysts, polyether Polyol (PET), polyurethanes. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Crestone Boulder, CO Develop small molecule drugs for serious bacterial infections. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Crinetics Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Therapeutics for rare endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
Crowdout Therapeutics Nashua, NH Discover and develop therapeutics for cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry.
Crystal Pharmatech Cranbury, NJ CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
CS PharmaSciences Newark, CA Develop novel therapeutics in cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
Cytokinetics South San Francisco, CA R&D therapies for people suffering from debilitating diseases that rob them of key muscle functions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA A comprehensive cancer treatment and research center. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Dart Container Mason, MI Develop, manufacture, and distribute of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Decibel Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Discover and develop new medicines to protect, repair, and restore hearing. Medicinal chemistry.
Deciphera Lawrence, KS Develop kinase inhibitors for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Denali Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop thereapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Dermira Menlo Park, CA Focus on new treatments for chronic skin conditions. Process chemistry.
DiaCarta Richmond, CA A translational genomics and personalized diagnostics company. Monomers, oligomers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
DiCE Molecules Redwood City, CA Focused on DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Focused on diseases involving the liver. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Dixie Chemical Company Pasadena, TX A specialty chemical manufacturing company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Collegeville, PA Novel specialty (meth)acrylic monomers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Edina, MN Membranes and components for the water treatment industry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Freeport, TX Organics, Polymers, & Organometallics Group. New catalyst development. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Lake Jackson, TX Plastics & Specialty Packaging (P&SP) business. Catalyst discovery & development for new polyethylene, elastomer, and specialty resin products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Marlborough, MA Semiconductor Technologies Group in Dow Electronic Materials. Novel materials for new display applications. Small molecules, monomers, polymers, nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Midland, MI Organics, Polymers, and Organometallics group. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow AgroSciences Indianapolis, IN Agrochemical company. Changing name to Corteva in 2019. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
DSK BioPharma Morrisville, NC CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
DuPont Belle, WV Manufacturing plant for Methyl Amines, DMF/DMAC, DME/DMS, Glycolic Acid, Vazo®, Hexazinone, etc. Process chemistry.
  Buffalo, NY Polymers and small organic molecules for the Corian® business. Process chemistry.
  La Place, LA Production of the raw materials used in making KEVLAR®. Production of p-phenylenediamine intermediate (PPDa). Process chemistry.
  Research Triangle, NC DuPont Electronics and Communications (E&C). Application of polymers to electronic devices . Polymer chemistry.
  Richmond, VA Develop products based on porous nonwoven substrates such as Tyvek®. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Towanda, PA Develop and manufacture dryfilm polymer products. Photochemistry, inorganic chemistry, surface chemistry & adhesion, rheology, dispersions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Fluorinated monomers & polymers. OLED chemistry, conducting polymers. Organometallic materials, organic dyes, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
DyStar Charlotte, NC A leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer. Novel silicone chemistry. Coatings, adhesives, resins, etc. Synthetic chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
EAG Labs Columbia, MO A global scientific services company. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
  St Louis, MO Synthetic chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Akron, OH A global specialty chemical company. Rubber chemistry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Kingsport, TN Polymers, polyesters, polyols, cellulose esters. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Longview, TX Technology Process Innovation group. Process chemistry.
Eastman Kodak Rochester, NY A technology company focused on imaging. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ecolab Sugar Land, TX Provide water, hygiene, and energy technologies & services. Organic molecules, polymers, resins, surfactants. New materials for drilling. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Ecolectro Ithaca, NY Develop and manufacture enhanced specialty polymers for electrochemical devices. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
eFFECTOR Therapeutics San Diego, CA Clinical stage company that focuses on oncology drugs known as selective translation regulators (STRs). Synthetic chemistry.
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Palo Alto, CA Clinical-stage company. Focus on orphan diseases. Process chemistry.
E Ink Billerica, MA E Ink is the originator, pioneer, and commercial leader in ePaper technology. Small molecule & polymeric raw material. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Fremont, CA Polymers, oligomers, monomers. Surface chemistry, colloidal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Eisai Andover, MA Medicinal chemistry.
Elan Chemical Ironbound, NJ Food extracts & Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Electrosynthesis Co Lancaster, NY Specialize in the development of electrochemical technologies. Synthetic chemistry.
Elementis Specialties East Windsor, NJ Specialty chemicals company. Polymers, industrial additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Elevance Woodridge, IL The global leader in plant oil metathesis. Engineering polymers, monomers, coatings products. Polymer chemistry.
EMD Performance Materials (Merck KGaA) Branchburg, NJ The North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA. Liquid crystal, OLED materials for displays. Functional homopolymers, block copolymers. Polymer chemistry.
EMD Serono (Merck KGaA) Billerica, MA The biopharma business of Merck KGaA. Medicinal chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Charlotte, NC Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
  Cincinnati, OH Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
  Kalama, WA Fragrances, plasticizers, and intermediates. Synthetic chemistry.
Emergent Biosolutions Gaithersburg, MD Develop, manufacture, and deliver a portfolio of medical countermeasures for biological and chemical threats (antrax, botulism, small pox, etc). Small molecules. Process chemistry.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Create small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Encodia San Diego, CA Developing the next generation of protein analysis tools. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, surface chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Endocyte West Lafayette, IN Develop therapeutics for cancer. Process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Energizer Holdings Westlake, OH Manufacturer of batteries and flashlights. Application of organic materials to electrochemical systems. Synthetic chemistry.
Enzo Life Sciences Levittown, NY Synthetic chemistry.
Epizyme Cambridge, MA Develop targeted epigenetic medicines for cancer. Small molecule inhibitors of histone methyltransferases (HMTs). Medicinal chemistry.
ERC Edwards AFB, CA Materials to improve solid rocket motor and liquid rocket engine systems. Development of energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Essilor of America Dallas, TX Design, manufacture, and market lenses to correct or protect eyesight. Development of new transparent materials, photopolymerization. Polymer chemistry.
Estron Chemical Calvert City, KY A polymer design and manufacturing company serving the paint, coatings, inks, cosmetics, and adhesives industries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Eternity Bioscience Cranbury, NJ Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Allentown, PA Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. R&D site. Process chemistry.
  Birmingham, AL R&D and production site. Medical device and drug delivery business. Biodegradable/bioresorbable polymers. Process chemistry.
  Calvert City, KY Production site. Manufacture state of the art hydroprocessing catalysts. catalyst development. Process chemistry.
  Hopewell, VA Production site. Produce a variety of ingredients used for everyday personal care products (shampoos, lotions, etc). Surfactant chemistry, silicone chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
  Lafayette, IN R&D and production site. Evonik took over site from Eli Lilly in 2010. Produces active ingredients and intermediates for pharmaceutical and veterinary drugs. Process chemistry.
  Mapleton, IL Production site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Process chemistry.
  Richmond, VA R&D site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Synthetic chemistry.
Exela Pharma Sciences Lenoir, NC Focus on developing, manufacturing, and marketing generic and proprietary injectable and sterile ophthalmic products. Process chemistry.
Exelixis Alameda, CA Discover & develop cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Exemplify BioPharma Cranbury, NJ CRO. Process chemistry.
Exicure Skokie, IL Developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene silencing drugs. Oligonucleotide chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center Doylestown, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
FDA (CDER) Silver Spring, MD Oligonucleotide chemistry.
FibroGen San Francisco, CA Utilize their expertise in fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop treatments for anemia, fibrosis, cancer, and corneal blindness. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FJ Pharma Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Flavine Closter, NJ Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FLX Bio South San Francisco, CA Discover & develop small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cancers and other immune disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
FMC Newark, DE Large agricultural company. Crop protection products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Foghorn Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop innovative therapeutics that target chromatin remodeling complexes to treat cancer and other serious medical disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Branford, CT Research center. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Watertown, MA Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA Biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Frontage Laboratories Monmouth, IL CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Fulcrum Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop new medicines by transforming gene regulation in disease. Medicinal chemistry.
FutureFuel Batesville, AR Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Gabriel Performance Products Ashtabula, OH Organometallics, sulfur chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Rock Hill, SC Gabriel Phenoxies. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
GCP Applied Technologies Cambridge, MA A Global leader in construction products and technologies. Concrete & cement additives. Building materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Global Blood Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop treatments that address the root causes of various blood-based disorders (ex. sickle cell disease). Process chemistry.
Gelest Morrisville, PA Manufacture and provide silane, silicone, and metal-organic compounds serving advanced technology. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Genapsys Redwood City, CA Develop DNA sequencing technology and detection systems for applied genomic testing and medical sequencing. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Genentech (Roche) South San Francisco, CA Large biotech company, part of the Roche Group. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
General Electric Beaumont, TX GE Power & Water. Process chemistry.
Georgia-Pacific (Koch) Decatur, GA Resin synthesis, polymeric coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Neenah, WI Small and macromolecules. Chemicals for use in tissue-based consumer products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Gilead Foster City, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry.
Ginkgo Bioworks Boston, MA Design yeast to make novel fragrances, flavors, and other cultured ingredients. Total synthesis, natural products, metabolic intermediates. Synthetic chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Cambridge, MA DNA encoded small molecule libraries. Medicinal chemistry.
  Collegeville, PA Novel antibacterial agents, API Chemistry, metal-organic frameworks. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA API chemistry, platform chemical technologies development, heterogeneous catalyst optimization. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Upper Merion, PA Synthetic chemistry.
  Upper Providence, PA Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA DNA encoded library technology, oligonucleotides, antibodies, linker synthesis. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Goldfinch Bio Cambridge, MA Discover and develop therapeutics for kidney disease. Medicinal chemistry.
Gossamer Bio San Diego, CA Immunology-based therapeutics in the autoimmune, allergy/inflammation, immuno-oncology and fibrosis disease areas. Medicinal chemistry.
Glidewell Labs Irvine, CA Dental technology company. Polymers, composites. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Global Pharma Tek Deerfield, IL CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Glucovation Carlsbad, CA Focused on developing a minimally invasive, continuous glucose monitoring system. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Goodyear Akron, OH Large tire company. Raw materials used in tire compounds. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Grace Albany, OR Fine Chemicals Division. Process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
H3 Biomedicine Cambridge, MA Cancer genomics based drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Halliburton Houston, TX Provider of products and services to the energy industry (oil & gas). Corrosion inhibitors, fracturing fluids, acid fluids, scale control. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry .
Hamari Chemicals USA San Diego, CA Hamari San Diego Research Center (SDRC) is a kilo-lab focused on offering a near sourcing option for US based customers backed by GMP manufacturing plants in Japan. Process chemistry.
HBRI San Diego, CA Non-profit research institute focused on basic research for the public good. Medicinal chemistry.
Heritage Group Indianapolis, IN A portfolio of companies involved in highway construction, environmental services, specialty chemicals, oil refining, and fuel distribution. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Hexion Louisville, KY Develop specialty chemicals and performance materials. Thermoset resins, lignin based products, novolacs, resoles, amino resins. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Honeywell Buffalo, NY Large technology and manufacturing company involved with a wide variety of industries. Developing new fluorinated material. Synthetic chemistry.
Hudson Biopharma North Brunswick, NJ Process optimization and scale-up. Fluorescent dyes, nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Idexx Laboratories Roswell, GA OPTI Medical Systems site (subsidiary of IDEXX Laboratories). Development and production of sensor components used in diagnostic analyzers. Synthetic chemistry.
  Westbrook, ME Headquarters. Bioconjugates, novel fluorophores, H2 and C13 labeled small molecule metabolites. Synthetic chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry.
ImmunoGen Waltham, MA Focus on the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Incyte Wilmington, DE Therapeutic focus is primarily oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Seattle, WA Focus on R&D of products to prevent, detect, and treat infectious diseases (vaccines, diagnostics, and drugs). Small molecules for tuberculosis drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Institute for Environmental Health (IEH) Seattle, WA IEH partners with food companies to implement proactive approaches to manage food safety risks. Synthetic chemistry.
INSYS Therapeutics Round Rock, TX Specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing cannabinoids and novel drug delivery systems. API Production. Process chemistry.
Intarcia Therapeutics Raleigh, NC Focus on merging medicine with technology to develop innovative therapies. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) Coralville, IA Manufacture custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotides for research applications. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Intellia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Leverage genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) to develop potential cures for people with genetic diseases. Small molecules, nucleotides, nanoparticles, lipids, macromolecules. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Focus on developing novel synthetic bile acid analogs to treat chronic liver diseases. Development & manufacture of obeticholic acid. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Janssen (J&J) Cambridge, MA Part of Johnson & Johnson. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
  Spring House, PA Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Johnson Matthey Devens, MA Company focused on speciality chemicals and sustainable technologies. Produce intermediates and final Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
  West Deptford, NJ Focus on the design, preparation, and evaluation of homogeneous catalysts. Organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Kaleido Biosciences Bedford, MA Discover groundbreaking microbiome-targeted therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Kalexsyn Kalamazoo, MI CRO. Acquired by Dipharma (May 2018). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Kalyra Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Focus on developing therapeutics that address unmet needs in the area of pain management, anti-infectives, and fibrosis. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
KareBay Biochem Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Kashiv Pharma Bridgewater, NJ Pharmaceutical research and drug delivery company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Kezar Life Sciences South San Francisco, CA Small molecule therapeutics targeting protein homeostasis to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Kintai Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Biotechnology company focused on microbiome metabolites. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Kleo Pharmaceuticals New Haven, CT Develop small molecule immunotherapies that activate an individual's own immune system to fight against cancers. Chemical biology. Synthetic chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Lacamas Laboratories Portland, OR Manufacturer of high quality pharmaceutical intermediates and specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Berkeley, CA US national lab that conducts research for the Department of Energy. Small molecules, polymers, organic-inorganic hybrids. All-organic redox-flow batteries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials chemistry.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Livermore, CA US national lab for science & technology applied to national security (ex. nuclear technology & weapons). Develop organometallic catalysts. Novel energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Laxmi Therapeutic Devices Goleta, CA Create the next generation of wearable diagnostic devices. Chemical sensors, electrochemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Basking Ridge, NJ Focus on the developing breakthrough treatments for human disease. API development and manufacturing. Process chemistry.
LGC Petaluma, CA Leading life sciences, testing, and measurement business. Oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
LI-COR Lincoln, NE Make scientific instruments and reagents for biological and environmental research. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
LifeMine Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Utilize genome mining and recombinant overexpression to search through the genomes of fungi and unearth new drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Lilly Indianapolis, IN Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Lin BioScience San Diego, CA Discover and develop drugs aimed at cancer and eye diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
LKT Labs Saint Paul, MN Manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and pharmaceuticals for laboratory research. Natural products. Synthetic chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
3M Maplewood, MN Large multinational conglomerate. Fluorinated materials, fluoropolymers, organic small molecules. Elastomers, plastics, adhesives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Macrolide Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Develop and commercialize novel macrolide antibiotics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Macromolecular Mountain View, CA Chemical engineering firm that is developing the next generation of polymer compositions. Develop novel dyes and polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Magna Mirrors Holland, MI Global leader in the innovation and production of lighting and mirror systems for automobiles. Adhesives, coatings, conductive Inks, epoxies, thin films, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Mallinda Berkeley, CA Make reversible thermoset prepreg laminates for high throughput composite part production. Materials R&D, novel resins, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Marker Gene Technologies Eugene, OR Provide innovative new products for the biotechnology and medical industries. Synthetic chemistry.
Materia Pasadena, CA Supplies industry leading thermoset resin technologies. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Maxterial Richmond, CA Develop superhydrophobic materials for improved performance. Specialty coatings, electrochemistry, ceramic chemistries. Silicone and fluorinated chemistries. Synthetic chemistry.
MedImmune (AstraZeneca) Gaithersburg, MD Acquired by AstraZeneca (June 2007). The biologics R&D arm of AstraZeneca. Tubulysins, warheads/payloads. ADCs and linker/drug design. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Melinta Therapeutics New Haven, CT Discover, develop, and commercialize novel antibiotics. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck Boston, MA Discovery research. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Cambridge, MA Exploratory Science Center (ESC). Small molecules, peptides, carbohydrates, nucleotides. Payloads & linkers for conjugates. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Kenilworth, NJ Headquarters. Small molecules, peptides, macrocycles, bioconjugates, nucleosides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Rahway, NJ Core chemistry and preclinical development. Biocatalysis, chemical biology, flow chemistry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Exploratory research through early clinical development. Medicinal chemistry.
  West Point, PA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Mersana Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Focus on developing antibody drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Meso Scale Diagnostics Rockville, MD Develop, manufacture, and commercialize assays & instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples. Synthetic chemistry.
Michelman Cincinnati, OH Manufacturer of water-based advanced materials for coatings, printing & packaging, and industrial manufacturing applications. Acrylic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Michigan Diagnostics Royal Oak, MI Create diagnostic reagents and kits for research and clinical applications. Synthetic chemistry.
Microbiotix Worcester, MA Focused on the discovery and development of small molecules that target serious infectious diseases (antibacterial, antiviral, and antiparasitic). Medicinal chemistry.
MicroVention (Terumo) Tustin, CA Acquired by Terumo (Mar 2006). Medical device company that has pioneered the development of catheter-based, minimally invasive, neuroendovascular technologies. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) Charleston, WV Contract R&D firm with proven expertise in chemical process technologies, R&D, and scale up services for the chemical industry. Process chemistry.
Milliken & Co Spartanburg, SC Diversified manufacturer (specialty chemicals, floor covering, textiles, etc). Process chemistry.
Minerva Biotechnologies Waltham, MA Developing cancer immunotherapies and cancer drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Minneapolis, MN Manufacturer of products made from elastomers and thermoplastics. Polymer chemistry.
Mirati Therapeutics San Diego, CA Target the genetic and epigenetic drivers of cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Mitchell Cancer Institute Mobile, AL Discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions that will improve cancer outcomes. Nucleosides, nucleotides, phosphorus chemistry, isotopic labeling. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Modern Meadow Nutley, NJ Leaders in the field of creating materials via biofabrication (ex. leather via yeast fermentation). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Moderna Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Pioneering a new class of medicines made of messenger RNA (mRNA). Small molecules, nucleotides, nucleosides, lipid nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL Focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Nanoly Bioscience Denver, CO Develop a low-cost, biocompatible polymer network to stabilize temp-sensitive protein molecules​. Small molecules, macromolecules, post-polymerization functionalization. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Nanosyn Santa Clara, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nanosys Milpitas, CA Nanotechnology company that develops quantum dot technology for LCD displays. Quantum dot synthesis, polymerization and cross-linking reactions, synthesis of organometallics. Synthetic chemistry.
Neon Therapeutics Cambridge, MA An immuno-oncology company developing novel therapeutics leveraging neoantigen biology to treat cancer. Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Neurocrine Biosciences San Diego, CA Develop small molecule antagonists against G-protein coupled receptors for neurologic and endocrine related disorders. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Neuropore Therapies San Diego, CA Discover small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and related neurodegenerative disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
New England BioLabs Ipswich, MA Discover & develop superior research reagents for the life science industry. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
NewLink Genetics Ames, IA Focus on novel immuno-oncology products for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Next Energy Technologies Santa Barbara, CA Develop semi-transparent photovoltaic windows. Novel organic semiconducting small molecule dyes. Synthetic chemistry.
Nimbus Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Focus on promising targets in metabolic disease, oncology, and inflammation. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Norac Pharma Azusa, CA CMO. API contract research and manufacturing organization. Process chemistry.
Norquay Technology (MPD Chemicals) Chester, PA Acquired by MPD Chemicals (Jan 2018). Specialize in the production of advanced materials including highly air and moisture sensitive organometallic, inorganic, and organic molecules. Process chemistry.
Nova Biomedical Waltham, MA Develop, manufacture, and sell advanced technology blood testing analyzers. Synthesis of chemicals used in various clinical analyzers and instruments. Synthetic chemistry.
Nova Molecular Technologies Pasadena, TX Provide custom manufacturing services to companies who participate in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, industrial goods, and consumer products. Process chemistry.
Novartis Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
  Emeryville, CA Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD). Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). Medicinal chemistry.
Novasep Boothwyn, PA Producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and purification technologies. Process chemistry.
Noven Pharmaceuticals Miami, FL Specialty pharmaceutical company with industry leading transdermal expertise. Prodrugs for transdermal systems. Synthetic chemistry.
Novol San Francisco, CA Develop bio-based polymers for eyewear lenses. Sugar chemistry, polyurethane chemistry, optical polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Novomer Rochester, NY Develop and produce cost competitive, sustainable chemicals and polymers from plant-based and renewable feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Indianapolis, IN Pharmaceutical company. Indianapolis site established in late 2015 when Novo Nordisk acquired Calibrium and MB2. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Novozymes San Francisco, CA Focus on research, development, and production of industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. Nucleotides, peptides, lipids. Nanoparticle surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
NUBAD Greenville, SC Drug discovery company devoted to identifying therapeutic agents that target nucleic acids. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Nuredis Menlo Park, CA Discover and develop treatments for neurological and neuromuscular nucleotide repeat diseases. Medicinal chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Olin Corporation Freeport, TX Manufacture ammunition (Winchester) and chemical products (NaOH, bleach, vinyls, epoxy resins, etc). Polymer chemistry.
Omeros Seattle, WA Biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing both small molecule and protein therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
On Target Laboratories West Lafayette, IN Develop molecules for surgical imaging of cancer. Small molecules, conjugates, fluorescent dyes. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Optima Chemical Douglas, GA Producer of specialty chemicals (organolithiums, organosilanes, organophosphines, boronic acids, Grignards, etc). Also provide toll and custom manufacturing services. Process chemistry.
Organix Woburn, MA CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
ORIC Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Discover and develop therapies to overcome resistance in cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Ortec Inc Piedmont, SC Leading polymer technology, medical material, and custom chemical synthesis company. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Orthobond Corporation North Brunswick, NJ Develop proprietary antimicrobial nanosurfaces for the medical device industry. Monomers, macromolecules, surface-bound polymer architectures. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Owen Biosciences Baton Rouge, LA Produce specialty bio-active ingredients for skincare products (anti-aging, acne, sunscreen, etc). Polymer chemistry.
OxyChem (Occidental Petroleum) Wichita, KS Wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. Major North American chemical manufacturer (PVC resins, chlorine, caustic soda, etc). Chlorination chemistry, photochemistry, sulfur chemistry. Process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Pace Analytical Greenfield, IN Industry-leading sampling and analytical testing firm. Synthetic chemistry.
  Maplewood, MN Electronic materials lab. Fluorinated small molecules. Synthetic chemistry.
Pacific Biosciences Menlo Park, CA Develop & manufacture systems for gene sequencing and real time biological observation. Fluorescent dye labeled nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Patheon (Thermo Fisher) Florence, SC Acquired by Thermo Fisher (Aug 2017). API drug substance development and manufacturing cGMP production. Process chemistry.
PCI Synthesis Newburyport, MA CMO. Manufacturer of APIs & drug substances. Process chemistry.
Peloton Therapeutics Dallas, TX Develop first-in-class oral medicines targeting cancer and other serious conditions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Penn Color Hatfield, PA Colorant company that develops and manufactures color concentrates, masterbatches, and pigment dispersions. Polymers, dispersants, binders. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Peptides International Louisville, KY Products and services in the field of peptide synthesis (solid phase resins, amino acid derivatives, peptides, custom peptides). Peptide chemistry.
Pfizer Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Rare Diseases, Internal Medicine, Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
  Groton, CT Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Process Chemistry group within Chemical Research and Development (CRD) group. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Kalamazoo, MI Manufacturing site. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing. Process chemistry.
  San Diego, CA Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
  St Louis, MO Conjugation and Polytides Process Development (CPPD) group. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Pharmacyclics (AbbVie) Sunnyvale, CA Acquired by AbbVie (May 2015). Develop and commercialize small molecule medicines for the treatment of cancers and immune-mediated diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
PharmAgra Brevard, NC CRO/CMO. Custom synthesis, process development, manufacturing. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Phelix Therapeutics Philadelphia, PA Develop therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Peptidomimetic drugs, chemical biology, peptide stapling, macrocyclization. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Phenomenex (Danaher) Torrance, CA Acquired by Danaher (Oct 2016). Manufacture purification columns (HPLC, GC, etc). Develop separation products and technology. Silica surface modification. Synthetic chemistry.
Pixelligent Baltimore, MD Advanced materials company that delivers next generation optical materials. Nanomaterial synthesis, nanocrystal surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Plexxikon Berkeley, CA Acquired by Daiichi Sankyo (Apr 2011). Discovery and development of small molecule pharmaceuticals. Medicinal chemistry.
Pliant Therapeutics Redwood City, CA Focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
PNA Innovations Woburn, MA Pioneering a novel synthetic gene editing technology. Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) oligomers and conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Polymer Chemistry Innovations Tucson, AZ Services include R&D, process development, specialty polymer synthesis, and commercial production. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Polyorg Inc Leominster, MA CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Polysciences Inc Warrington, PA Manufacturer of fine and specialty chemical materials. Monomers, polymers, microspheres, specialty chemicals, PEGylated small molecules, etc. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Portola Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Profusa South San Francisco, CA Development of tissue-integrating biosensors for continuous monitoring of body chemistries. Fluorescent dyes and glucose-sensitive molecules for biosensors. Synthetic chemistry.
Progenra Malvern, PA Discover new medicines through targeting the ubiquitin proteasome system. Medicinal chemistry.
Promerus Brecksville, OH Provide advanced material solutions in markets such as semiconductor, optoelectronic, and electronic packaging. Novel platform of polymers based on cyclic olefins that are polymerized using a propriety class of organometallic catalysts. Synthetic chemistry.
Protagonist Therapeutics Newark, CA Discover & develop novel peptide-based drugs. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Proteostasis Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Discovery & development of novel therapeutics that treat diseases caused by an imbalance in the proteostasis network. Process chemistry.
Provivi Santa Monica, CA Develop natural pheromone-based products for pest control and crop protection. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
PTC Therapeutics South Plainfield, NJ Focused on the development of small molecule drugs that regulate gene expression by targeting post-translational control (PTC) mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Qiagen Waltham, MA Produce products that span the full range of molecular testing applications. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Quanta Biodesign Columbus, OH Develop a full range of discrete polyethylene glycol PEGylation reagents. Process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals Baltimore, MD Develop therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Ra Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Leverage macrocycle peptide technology in drug discovery effort. Peptidomimetic drugs, macrocyclic peptides, small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Jesup, GA Supplier of high-purity, cellulose specialties products, a natural polymer for the chemical industry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
ReadCoor Cambridge, MA Developing a panomic spatial sequencing platform. Polymers, small molecules, nucleotides. Click chemistry, bioorthogonal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Receptos (Celgene) San Diego, CA Acquired by Celgene (2015). Jobs are on Celgene site. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Regulus Therapeutics San Diego, CA Advancing microRNA therapeutics across several key areas (fibrosis, hepatitis C, & metabolic diseases). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Relay Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Building a drug discovery pipeline centered on protein motion. Medicinal chemistry.
Relypsa Redwood City, CA Part of Vifor Pharma Group (Sep 2016). Focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of polymeric medicines. Polymer chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Restek Bellefonte, PA Develop and manufacture chromatography columns and accessories. Silane chemistry, surface modification of polymer sorbents. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Retrophin San Diego, CA Develop and deliver life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Revegen Corporation New Haven, CT Revegen pursues a new, innovative approach in drug discovery research built on a proprietary pdiCAD™ technological platform. Synthetic chemistry.
Revolution Medicines Redwood City, CA Access the small molecule chemical space favored by evolution (ex. natural products) to modulate medically important biological activity. Medicinal chemistry.
Reyoung Corporation Gaithersburg, MD Manufacture and sell of pharmaceutical products. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Ribometrix Durham, NC Discover small molecule drugs that target functional 3D RNA structures to treat human diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Rigel Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Focus on small molecule drugs for immune and hematologic disorders, cancer, and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
RSA Corporation Danbury, CT CMO. Manufacturer of APIs and fine organic chemicals. Process chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
SABIC Mt Vernon, IN SABIC is a global leader in chemicals. New molecules, monomers, oligomers, polymers, copolymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
  Sugar Land, TX Carbon-based nanomaterials functionalization. Surfactants, colloidal particles, modifiers, compatibilizers. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Sage Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop small molecule drugs for CNS disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Saint-Gobain Northboro, MA Manufacturer of a variety of construction and high-performance materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) San Diego, CA Non-profit that combines fundamental research with drug discovery to address unmet clinical needs. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Sanofi Waltham, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Sasol North America Lake Charles, LA Large energy & chemicals company. Process chemistry.
ScitoVation RTP, NC Provide clients with the science, technical expertise, & technology to understand how chemical compounds affect human health. Synthetic chemistry.
Seattle Genetics Bothell, WA Industry leader in developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for treating cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Sensient Technologies St Louis, MO Manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Process chemistry.
Serina Therapeutics Huntsville, AL Developed a proprietary drug delivery polymer technology based upon the polymer poly(2-oxazoline). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Silk Therapeutics Medford, MA Design, develop, and innovate advanced products based on silk biomaterials and silk technology platforms. Protein-polymer conjugates, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Sinopec Tech Houston Katy, TX Oil & Gas R&D center for Sinopec. Synthesis of valuable chemicals based on the coal derived feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Sirenas San Diego, CA Use proprietary AI technology to discover potential therapeutics from the natural, complex environments of the global microbiome (ex. the ocean). Small molecules, natural products. Medicinal chemistry.
Sirrus Loveland, OH Developing high performance coatings, adhesives, sealants, binders, and other polymer products. Monomers, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
SiteOne Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Developing a new class of non-opioid, non-NSAID pain treatments targeting the Nav1.7 sodium channel. Medicinal chemistry.
Solenis Wilmington, DE Specialty chemical company and provider of process and water solutions. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
SomaLogic Boulder, CO Protein biomarker discovery and clinical diagnostics company. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Sonendo Laguna Hills, CA Develop innovative dental technology. Polymer based dental materials. Polymer chemistry.
Sorrento Therapeutics San Diego, CA Develop cancer therapeutics. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Southern Research Institute Birmingham, AL Non-profit research institution with four divisions (Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment). Small molecules, peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) San Antonio, TX Non-profit, applied R&D organization (engineering & physical sciences). Small molecules, medicinal polymers. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Specific Diagnostics Mountain View, CA Developing innovative diagnostic systems to combat blood-based infections. Sensing technologies. Small organic molecules and novel sensing materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Spero Energy West Lafayette, IN Developing processes for converting abundant non-food biomass into high value chemicals (HVCs) and renewable fuels. Synthetic chemistry.
Spring Bank Pharma Hopkinton, MA Leverage proprietary Small Molecule Nucleic Acid Hybrid (SMNH) chemistry platform to discover and develop novel therapies. Nucleosides, nucleotides. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
SRI International Menlo Park, CA Non-profit research institute that performs R&D sponsored by government or industry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SSCI (AMRI) West Lafayette, IN Division of AMRI. Provide comprehensive cGMP solid state chemistry research and analytical services to the pharmaceutical industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Stealth Biotherapeutics Newton, MA Develop therapies to treat the mitochondrial dysfunction associated with genetic mitochondrial diseases and many common age-related diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry.
StemSynergy Therapeutics Franklin, TN Develop novel therapeutics to effectively treat cancer by blocking the cancer stem cells. Medicinal chemistry.
Stepan Northfield, IL Manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products. Process chemistry, polymer chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Takeda Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Tarveda Therapeutics Watertown, MA Develop novel miniature drug conjugates uniquely designed to selectively target, rapidly penetrate, and eradicate solid tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
Tate & Lyle Hoffman Estates, IL Global leader in providing ingredients and solutions to the food and beverage industries. Sweeteners. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ Researching new classes of antibiotic agents to treat life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections. Medicinal chemistry.
TCI America Portland, OR CRO/CMO & chemical supplier. Process chemistry.
TDA Research Wheat Ridge, CO Developing cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy, and chemical industries. Process chemistry.
Teknor Apex Brownsville, TN Material science company (vinyl, nylon, thermoplastic elastomers, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Terns Pharmaceuticals San Mateo, CA Discover & develop small molecule drugs for liver disease and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Leverage proprietary technology to develop novel tetracycline antibiotics. Process chemistry.
Theravance South San Francisco, CA Research efforts are focused in the areas of inflammation and immunology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermalin Diabetes Cleveland, OH Developing new insulin analogs for the diabetes market. Protein conjugation methods, crosslinker extension chemistry. Bioconjugation chemistry.
The Roskamp Institute Sarasota, FL Non-profit biomedical research facility specializing in neurological research (Alzheimer's, dementia, etc). Synthetic chemistry.
Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) Phoenix, AZ Non-profit medical research institute. Medicinal chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ubiquitous Energy Redwood City, CA Develop transparent photovoltaics (solar technology), for application on windows, electronic devices, etc. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
UES, Inc Dayton, OH Science and technology company. Organic functional materials research. Materials chemistry, synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
United Chemical Technologies (UCT) Bristol, PA Manufacturer of solid phase extraction sorbents, specialty chemicals, chromatographic media, and sample preparation products. Specialty organosilanes, silicones, and homogeneous catalysts. Process chemistry.
Universal Technology Corporation (UTC) Dayton, OH Specialize in research & technology innovation (defense & commercial customers). Hybrid polymer composites. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
3V SIGMA USA Georgetown, SC Global producer of specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Washington, DC Focus on therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. APIs, impurities, and metabolites. Process chemistry.
VanDeMark Chemical Lockport, NY Specialty chemical manufacturer that specializes in phosgene and phosgene derivatives. Process chemistry.
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Large research university. Medicinal chemistry.
VenatoRx Malvern, PA Discovery and development of new medicines to treat drug-resistant infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Venenum Biodesign Hamilton, NJ Discovery of novel small molecule therapeutic products. Small molecules, nucleosides, nucleotides, oligonucleotides, and phosphoramidites. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Verseon Fremont, CA Verseon leverages its proprietary drug discovery platform for rapid and cost-effective drug discovery. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  Palo Alto, CA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Vertellus Indianapolis, IN A leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.
  Zeeland, MI Process chemistry.
Vertex Boston, MA Headquarters. Focus on discovering transformative medicines to help people with serious diseases like cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
  San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
ViiV Healthcare (GSK) Branford, CT GSK holds majority stake in ViiV. Entirely dedicated to HIV medicines. Medicinal chemistry.
Vividion San Diego, CA Apply transformational proteomics to develop innovative therapeutics that treat major unmet clinical needs. Medicinal chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Waters Corporation Milford, MA Headquarters. Develop new chromatographic stationary phases. Particles and novel monomers (e.g. alkenes and silanes). Hybrid organic/inorganic materials, porous particle synthesis. Synthetic chemistry.
  Taunton, MA Organic reagents that will be used as biomolecule markers. Silica, silica hybrid particles, and polymeric materials for separations. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
WAVE Life Sciences Cambridge, MA Therapies for patients with serious, genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Wilmington PharmaTech Newark, DE CRO/CMO. Process chemistry.
Wistar Institute Philadelphia, PA Focus on early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Medicinal chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
X-Chem Waltham, MA Apply their industry-leading DNA-encoded library drug discovery technology to discover novel small molecule therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry.
X-Therma Berkeley, CA Aim to create non-toxic cryoprotective agents (CPAs) using unique peptidomimetic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
YINCAE Advanced Materials Albany, NY Developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, and electronic materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Yumanity Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Medicinal chemistry.

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Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Zink Billerica, MA Zink (Zero Ink), develops full-color printing system that eliminates the need for ink cartridges or ribbons. Dye synthesis, coating operations. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Zoetis Kalamazoo, MI The largest animal health company in the world (medicines, vaccines, diagnostic product, etc). Novel veterinary small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Zomedica Ann Arbor, MI Veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company creating products for companion animals (canine, feline, and equine). Peptide chemistry.
Zymergen Emeryville, CA Develop technology for making novel products (ex. specialty polymers) using genetically engineered microbes. Polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Zymeron RTP, NC Develop bioinspired polymer materials and material systems to achieve critical biological functions. Polysaccharides, hyaluronic acid, PEGs, biopolymers, nanoparticles, resins. Polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
ZY Therapeutics Durham, NC Developing a drug delivery platform for cancer therapeutics using nanotechnology. Polysaccharides. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.