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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 has companies listed by state.


All companies included on this list have had at least one organic chemistry job posted in the last four years (2015-2019). For additional details about the past job postings of an individual company contact us via email.





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Alabama (AL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ascend Performance Materials Decatur, AL Home of the specialty chemicals group. Particularly hydrogenation and esterification. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Avanti Polar Lipids Alabaster, AL Avanti Polar Lipids is a CRO & chemical supplier. Produce high quality lipids (phospholipids, sphingolipids, sterols, etc). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Birmingham, AL BioCryst Pharmaceuticals focuses on rare disease therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Birmingham, AL R&D and production site. Medical device and drug delivery business. Biodegradable/bioresorbable polymers. Process chemistry.
Mitchell Cancer Institute Mobile, AL The Mitchell Cancer Institute discovers, develops, and delivers innovative solutions that will improve cancer outcomes. Nucleosides, nucleotides, phosphorus chemistry, isotopic labeling. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Nektar Therapeutics Huntsville, AL Nektar Therapeutics develops therapeutics based on its advanced polymer conjugate chemistry technology platform. Medicinal chemistry.
Serina Therapeutics Huntsville, AL Serina Therapeutics has developed a proprietary drug delivery polymer technology based upon the polymer poly(2-oxazoline). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Southern Research Institute Birmingham, AL The Southern Research Institute is a non-profit research institution with four divisions (Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment). Small molecules, peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
ThruPore Technologies Tuscaloosa, AL ThruPore Technologies is an advanced materials company focused on the development of high performance catalysts for the chemical industry. Synthetic chemistry.

Alaska (AK)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)

Arizona (AZ)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Polymer Chemistry Innovations Tucson, AZ Polymer Chemistry Innovations provides services including R&D, process development, specialty polymer synthesis, and commercial production. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) Phoenix, AZ The Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) is a non-profit medical research institute. Medicinal chemistry.

Arkansas (AR)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle Magnolia, AR Manufacturing plants for bromine and bromine chemicals.
FutureFuel Batesville, AR FutureFuel is a developer and producer of chemicals and biofuels. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

California (CA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AbbVie South San Francisco, CA AbbVie is a large pharmaceutical company that originated as a spin-off from Abbott in 2013. AbbVie's South San Francisco location originated from their 2016 acquisition of Stemcentrx. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Abide Therapeutics San Diego, CA Abide Therapeutics is focused on the discovery and development of serine hydrolase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Acadia Pharmaceuticals is focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Process chemistry.
Achaogen South San Francisco, CA Achaogen is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative antibacterial agents to address multidrug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acme Bioscience Palo Alto, CA Acme Bioscience is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
ActivX San Diego, CA ActivX is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops highly selective, best in class, small molecule drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
Aculon San Diego, CA Aculon commercializes unique surface and interfacial coatings leveraging nanotechnology and other surface modification techniques. Highly ordered nano-scale films called Self-Assembled Monolayers of Phosphonates (SAMPs). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Aduro Biotech Berkeley, CA Aduro Biotech is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Advenchen Labs Moorpark, CA Advenchen Labs is focused on the research and development of small molecule kinase inhibitors for cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
AerNos San Diego, CA AerNos develops application-specific nano gas sensors that can detect air pollution and other gases related to food spoilage, diseases, and more. Polymer chemistry, nanomaterials.
Agilent Technologies Santa Clara, CA Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, solid-phase synthesis, biomolecule conjugation & labeling.
AIM Biosciences Hayward, CA AIM Biosciences is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Liquide Fremont, CA Make novel organometallic precursor & deposition molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Alios Biopharma (J&J) South San Francisco, CA Alios Biopharma was acquired by J&J in Nov 2014 (jobs are found on J&J website). Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Allergan Irvine, CA Allergan is a large pharmaceutical company. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ambys Medicines San Francisco, CA Ambys Medicines develops therapies for patients suffering from devastating liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
  Thousand Oaks, CA Headquarters. medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Ampac Fine Chemicals Rancho Cordova, CA API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Anaspec Fremont, CA AnaSpec offers expertise in peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, assay kits, oligonucleotides, and qPCR kits. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Apeel Sciences Santa Barbara, CA Apeel Sciences is in the business of improving food quality. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry, synthetic biology.
Applaud Medical San Francisco, CA Applaud Medical focuses on treatments for kidney stones. Small compounds, including phospholipids & glycolipids. Synthetic chemistry.
Applied Medical Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Applied Medical is focused on medical device manufacturing and product development. Synthetic chemistry.
Apple Santa Clara, CA Apple is a large multinational technology company. New materials development. Advanced electrolytes in new cell technology platforms. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry.
Arcus Biosciences Hayward, CA Arcus Biosciences develops cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Ardelyx Fremont, CA Ardelyx develops gut-restricted therapies for GI and cardiorenal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Arena Pharmaceuticals is focused on delivering transformative medicines across a broad range of therapeutic areas. Process chemistry.
Ascendis Pharma Palo Alto, CA Ascendis Pharma is applying its innovative TransCon technology (prodrug and sustained-release technologies) to develop therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Asilomar Bio San Francisco, CA Asilomar Bio is an agricultural company. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Aspira Scientific Milipitas, CA Aspira Scientific is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Astex Pharmaceuticals (Otsuka) Pleasanton, CA Astex is a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka Pharma. Cancer & CNS therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Avelas Biosciences San Diego, CA Avelas Biosciences develops in vivo imaging agents and therapeutics for improved cancer treatment. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Avidity Biosciences San Diego, CA Avidity Biosciences develops therapeutics for rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Avisyn Pharma San Diego, CA Avisyn Pharma is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry
Bachem Torrance, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
  Vista, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
BD Biosciences San Diego, CA BD Biosciences is a provider of reagents & tools for flow cytometry. Develop novel fluorescent dyes, conjugated polymers. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
BioBlocks San Diego, CA BioBlocks is a CRO. Medicinal chemistry.
BioCellection San Jose, CA BioCellection develops innovative plastic recycling technology. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
BioLegend San Diego, CA BioLegend develops antibodies and reagents. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
BioMarin Novato, CA BioMarin develops therapeutics for rare genetic diseases. Peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process 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.
Bio-Vin Research Labs San Diego, CA Bio-Vin Research Labs is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
BlackThorn Therapeutics San Francisco, CA BlackThorn Therapeutics develops treatments for neurobehavioral disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blade Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Blade Therapeutics develops novel anti-fibrotic therapies. Medicinal chemistry.
BMS Redwood City, CA Focus on biologics drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bolt Biotherapeutics Redwood City, CA Bolt Biotherapeutics is developing Boltbody™ Immune-stimulating Antibody Conjugates (ISAC), a new class of cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Bolt Threads Emeryville, CA Bolt Threads develops high performance fabrics. Fiber/textile chemistry. Polymer chemistry.
BroadPharm San Diego, CA BroadPharm is a CRO/chemical supplier. Specialize in PEG linkers, click chemistry, and dye labeling. Synthetic chemistry.
Calibr (Scripps Research) San Diego, CA Calibr is a non-profit biomedical research institute. Calibr merged with Scripps Research in 2016. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Calithera Biosciences San Francisco, CA Calithera Biosciences develops cancer therapeutics targeting tumor metabolism & immunology. Medicinal chemistry.
Capacitor Sciences Menlo Park, CA Capacitor Sciences designs and industrializes electricity storage products. Research in the field of new energy storage molecules. Organic electronics materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Capella Therapeutics San Diego, CA Capella Therapeutics develops small molecule therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Carbon Redwood City, CA Carbon is a 3D printing company. Develop novel materials for 3D printing platform. Polymer chemistry.
Carmot Therapeutics Berkeley, CA HQ. Use Chemotype Evolution to discover novel drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Francisco, CA 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.
Celgene San Diego, CA Drug Discovery & Alliance Development Center. Epigenetics & intracellular signaling R&D. Medicinal chemistry.
Centrillion Palo Alto, CA Centrillion develops genomic technologies. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
ChemoCentryx Mountain View, CA ChemoCentryx focuses on small molecule therapeutics that target the chemoattractant system. Medicinal chemistry.
ChemPartner South San Francisco, CA ChemPartner is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Chevron Richmond, CA Chevron is a large energy company (crude oil, natural gas, etc). Catalyst preparation, additive synthesis. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry.
City of Hope Duarte, CA City of Hope is a biomedical research, treatment, and educational institution. Synthetic chemistry.
Cleave Bioscience Burlingame, CA Cleave Bioscience is focused on disrupting protein homeostasis for the treatment of specific cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Clorox Healthcare Pleasanton, CA Clorox Healthcare focuses on surface disinfectant and skin antisepsis products. Oxidation chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Codexis Redwood City, CA Codexis is a protein engineering company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Complete Genomics (BGI) San Jose, CA Complete Genomics is a technology leader in whole human genome sequencing. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
CooperVision Pleasanton, CA CooperVision is a manufacturer of soft contact lenses and related products and services. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Corvus Pharmaceuticals Burlingame, CA Corvus Pharmaceuticals develops immuno-oncology therapeutics. Process chemistry.
Crinetics Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Crinetics Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for rare endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
CS PharmaSciences Newark, CA CS PharmaSciences develops novel therapeutics in cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
CuraSen San Mateo, CA CuraSen is focused on the discovery and development of therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, etc). Medicinal chemistry.
Cytokinetics South San Francisco, CA Cytokinetics engages in the R&D of therapies for people suffering from debilitating diseases that rob them of key muscle functions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Denali Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Denali discovers and develops therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Dermira Menlo Park, CA Dermira focuses on new treatments for chronic skin conditions. Process chemistry.
Designer Molecules San Diego, CA Designer Molecules supplies a wide variety of specialty organic monomers and oligomers (thermoset resins, epoxy curatives, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
DiaCarta Richmond, CA DiaCarta is a translational genomics and personalized diagnostics company. Monomers, oligomers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
DiCE Molecules Redwood City, CA DiCE Molecules is focused on DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
eFFECTOR Therapeutics San Diego, CA eFFECTOR Therapeutics is a clinical stage company that focuses on oncology drugs known as selective translation regulators (STRs). Synthetic chemistry.
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Palo Alto, CA Eiger BioPharmaceuticals is a clinical stage company focused on orphan diseases. Process chemistry.
E Ink Fremont, CA Polymers, oligomers, monomers. Surface chemistry, colloidal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Encodia San Diego, CA Encodia is developing the next generation of protein analysis tools. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, surface chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
ERC Edwards AFB, CA ERC develops materials to improve solid rocket motor and liquid rocket engine systems. Development of energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Exelixis Alameda, CA Discover & develop cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Ferring is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the areas of reproductive health, women’s health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and orthopedics. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FibroGen San Francisco, CA FibroGen utilizes their expertise in fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop treatments for anemia, fibrosis, cancer, and corneal blindness. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FLX Bio South San Francisco, CA FLX Bio discovers & develops small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cancers and other immune disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Fochon Pharmaceuticals San Francisco, CA Fochon Pharmaceuticals discovers small molecule therapeutics for cancer and metabolic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) South San Francisco, CA Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) develops treatments that address the root causes of various blood-based disorders (ex. sickle cell disease). Process chemistry.
Genapsys Redwood City, CA Genapsys develops 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 Genentech is a large biotech company, part of the Roche Group. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Gilead Foster City, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Glidewell Labs Irvine, CA Glidewell Labs is a dental technology company. Polymers, composites. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Glucovation Carlsbad, CA Glucovation is focused on developing a minimally invasive, continuous glucose monitoring system. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Gossamer Bio San Diego, CA Gossamer Bio focuses on immunology-based therapeutics in the autoimmune, allergy/inflammation, immuno-oncology, and fibrosis disease areas. Medicinal chemistry.
Hamari Chemicals USA San Diego, CA Hamari Chemicals USA is a subsidiary of Hamari Chemicals (Japan). 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.
Haystack Sciences San Francisco, CA Haystack Sciences is a drug discovery company utilizing DNA-Encoded Library technologies. Medicinal chemistry.
Hongene Biotechnology Union City, CA Hongene Biotechnology focuses on R&D and manufacturing of nucleoside, nucleotide, and phosphoramidite products. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
HP San Diego, CA HP is an Information technology company (computers, printers, etc). Design, formulate, and develop inks for inkjet printers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
HRL Labs Malibu, CA HRL Labs focuses on advanced developments in microelectronics, information & systems sciences, materials, sensors, and photonics. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Human BioMolecular Research Institute (HBRI) San Diego, CA HBRI is a non-profit research institute focused on basic research for the public good. Medicinal chemistry.
IBM San Jose, CA IBM is a large information technology company. High performance polymers, new polymeric materials for biomedical applications, materials for semiconductor fabrication applications, Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs), novel block copolymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
IDEAYA Biosciences Menlo Park, CA IDEAYA Biosciences focuses on the discovery & development of innovative oncology therapies in personalized medicine and immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Illumina San Diego, CA Illumina is a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Modification of surfaces and/or particles. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Inception Sciences San Diego, CA Inception Sciences is a drug discovery company that creates new companies in partnership with pioneering academic researchers and major biopharmaceutical companies. Medicinal chemistry.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Intercept Pharmaceuticals engages in the development of novel synthetic bile acid analogs to treat chronic liver diseases. Development & manufacture of obeticholic acid. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Ionis Pharmaceuticals is a pioneer in the discovery and development of antisense drugs. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Kalyra Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Kalyra Pharmaceuticals focuses on developing therapeutics that address unmet needs in the area of pain management, anti-infectives, and fibrosis. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
KaVo Kerr Orange, CA Manufacturer of premiere dental consumables. Adhesives, cements, polymeric/composite materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Kezar Life Sciences South San Francisco, CA Kezar Life Sciences focuses on small molecule therapeutics targeting protein homeostasis to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Berkeley, CA LBNL is a 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 LLNL is a 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 Laxmi Therapeutic Devices creates the next generation of wearable diagnostic devices. Chemical sensors, electrochemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
LGC Petaluma, CA LGC is a leading life sciences, testing, and measurement business. Oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Lin BioScience San Diego, CA Lin BioScience discovers and develops drugs aimed at cancer and eye diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Lin-Zhi International Santa Clara, CA Lin-Zhi International specializes in the R&D and manufacturing of diagnostic reagents for drugs of abuse. Haptens, enzyme-conjugates, immunogens. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Macromolecular Mountain View, CA Macromolecular is a chemical engineering firm that is developing the next generation of polymer compositions. Develop novel dyes and polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Mallinda Berkeley, CA Mallinda makes reversible thermoset prepreg laminates for high throughput composite part production. Materials R&D, novel resins, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Mannan Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Mannan Pharmaceuticals is focused on therapeutics for various muscular dystrophies and metastatic cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Materia Pasadena, CA Materia supplies industry leading thermoset resin technologies. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Maxterial Richmond, CA Maxterial develops superhydrophobic materials for improved performance. Specialty coatings, electrochemistry, ceramic chemistries. Silicone and fluorinated chemistries. Synthetic chemistry.
Merck South San Francisco, CA Exploratory research through early clinical development. Medicinal chemistry.
MicroVention (Terumo) Tustin, CA MicroVention was acquired by Terumo (Mar 2006). MicroVention is a medical device company that has pioneered the development of catheter-based, minimally invasive, neuroendovascular technologies. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Mirati Therapeutics San Diego, CA Mirati Therapeutics targets the genetic and epigenetic drivers of cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Molecular Assemblies San Diego, CA Molecular Assemblies is focused on developing an enzymatic DNA synthesis technology designed to power the next generation of DNA-based products. Nucleotide triphosphate analogs, small molecule linkers. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
MyoKardia South San Francisco, CA MyoKardia is pioneering precision medicine to discover, develop, and commercialize targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and neglected cardiovascular diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Myovant Sciences Brisbane, CA Myovant Sciences is focused on delivering innovative women’s health and prostate cancer solutions. Process chemistry.
Nami Therapeutics Los Angeles, CA Nami Therapeutics develops specifically designed nanoparticles for the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents, including radio-therapeutics, to tumors. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
nanoComposix San Diego, CA nanoComposix is a leading manufacturer of precisely engineered and highly characterized nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Nano Hydrophobics Berkeley, CA Nano Hydrophobics develops coatings which can prevent or retard naturally-occurring fouling on heat transfer surfaces. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Nanosyn Santa Clara, CA Nanosyn is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nanosys Milpitas, CA Nanosys is a nanotechnology company that develops quantum dot technology for LCD displays. Quantum dot synthesis, polymerization and cross-linking reactions, synthesis of organometallics. Synthetic chemistry.
Nektar Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Neurocrine Biosciences San Diego, CA Neurocrine Biosciences develops small molecule antagonists against G-protein coupled receptors for neurologic and endocrine related disorders. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Neuropore Therapies San Diego, CA Neuropore discovers small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and related neurodegenerative disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Next Energy Technologies Santa Barbara, CA Next Energy Technologies develops semi-transparent photovoltaic windows. Novel organic semiconducting small molecule dyes. Synthetic chemistry.
Nitto Denko Technical Corporation Oceanside, CA Nitto Denko Technical Corporation focuses on cutting edge technologies that provide practical solutions for a variety of industry sectors. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Norac Pharma Azusa, CA Norac Pharma is a CMO. API contract research and manufacturing organization. Process chemistry.
Novartis Emeryville, CA Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD). Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). Medicinal chemistry.
Novol San Francisco, CA Novol develops bio-based polymers for eyewear lenses. Sugar chemistry, polyurethane chemistry, optical polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Novozymes San Francisco, CA Novozymes engages in the research, development, and production of industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. Nucleotides, peptides, lipids. Nanoparticle surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Nuredis Menlo Park, CA Discover and develop treatments for neurological and neuromuscular nucleotide repeat diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Nurix San Francisco, CA Nurix is a leader in discovering a new class of drugs that work by modulating the ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS). Medicinal chemistry.
ORIC Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA ORIC Pharmaceuticals discovers and develops therapies to overcome resistance in cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Pacific Biosciences Menlo Park, CA Pacific Biosciences develops & manufactures systems for gene sequencing and real time biological observation. Fluorescent dye labeled nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Pfizer San Diego, CA Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
Pharmacyclics (AbbVie) Sunnyvale, CA Pharmacyclics is a research-based biopharmaceutical company acquired by AbbVie (May 2015). Develop and commercialize small molecule medicines for the treatment of cancers and immune-mediated diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Phenomenex (Danaher) Torrance, CA Phenomenex was acquired by Danaher (Oct 2016). Phenomenex manufactures purification columns (HPLC, GC, etc). Develop separation products and technology. Silica surface modification. Synthetic chemistry.
Plexxikon Berkeley, CA Plexxikon was acquired by Daiichi Sankyo (Apr 2011). Plexxikon engages in the discovery and development of small molecule pharmaceuticals. Medicinal chemistry.
Pliant Therapeutics Redwood City, CA Pliant Therapeutics is focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Portola Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Portola Pharmaceuticals engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Power Environmental Energy Research (PEER) Institute Covina, CA The PEER Institute is a non-profit independent research institute focused on energy and environmental research. Design of organometallic compounds. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Profusa South San Francisco, CA Profusa develops tissue-integrating biosensors for continuous monitoring of body chemistries. Fluorescent dyes and glucose-sensitive molecules for biosensors. Synthetic chemistry.
Proneurotech South San Francisco, CA Proneurotech is focused on discovering and developing neuroprotective drugs that prevent axon loss after acute injury or chronic degenerative disease. Medicinal chemistry.
Protagonist Therapeutics Newark, CA Protagonist discovers & develops novel peptide-based drugs. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Provivi Santa Monica, CA Provivi develops natural pheromone-based products for pest control and crop protection. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Quantapore Menlo Park, CA Quantapore is developing nanopore-based nucleic acid sequencing technology. Conjugation of fluorophores to nucleic acids. Synthetic chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry, conjugation chemistry .
Receptos (Celgene) San Diego, CA Receptos is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company acquired by Celgene (2015). Jobs are on Celgene website. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Regulus Therapeutics San Diego, CA Regulus is advancing microRNA therapeutics across several key areas (fibrosis, hepatitis C, & metabolic diseases). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Relypsa Redwood City, CA Relypsa is part of Vifor Pharma Group (Sep 2016). Relypsa is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of polymeric medicines. Polymer chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Retrophin San Diego, CA Retrophin develops life-changing therapies for people living with rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Revolution Medicines Redwood City, CA Revolution Medicines accesses the small molecule chemical space favored by evolution (ex. natural products) to modulate medically important biological activity. Medicinal chemistry.
Rigel Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Rigel focuses on small molecule drugs for immune and hematologic disorders, cancer, and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Samumed San Diego, CA Samumed develops therapeutics to address a range of degenerative diseases, regenerative medicine, and oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) San Diego, CA SBP is a non-profit that combines fundamental research with drug discovery to address unmet clinical needs. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Scripps Research San Diego, CA Headquarters. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
SD Chem San Diego, CA SD Chem is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Sirenas San Diego, CA Sirenas uses 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.
SiteOne Therapeutics San Francisco, CA SiteOne Therapeutics is developing a new class of non-opioid, non-NSAID pain treatments targeting the Nav1.7 sodium channel. Medicinal chemistry.
Sonendo Laguna Hills, CA Sonendo develops innovative dental technology. Polymer based dental materials. Polymer chemistry.
Sorrento Therapeutics San Diego, CA Sorrento develops cancer therapeutics. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Specific Diagnostics Mountain View, CA Specific Diagnostics is developing innovative diagnostic systems to combat blood-based infections. Sensing technologies. Small organic molecules and novel sensing materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
SRI International Menlo Park, CA SRI International is a non-profit research institute that performs R&D sponsored by government or industry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SUMO Biosciences Pasadena, CA SUMO Biosciences engages in research addressing major human oncogenes and immuno-oncology targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Sun Innovations Fremont, CA Sun innovations is developing advanced optical materials and devices for display technologies. Organic molecules, organometallic molecules, fluorescent materials, dyes. Synthetic chemistry.
Sutro Biopharma South San Francisco, CA Sutro Biopharma focuses on the next generation of cancer and autoimmune therapeutics — antibody conjugates, bispecific antibodies, and cytokine derivatives. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
SutroVax Foster City, CA SutroVax develops conjugate vaccines and novel complex antigen-based vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Antigen-protein conjugates, protein-polysaccharide conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Symic Bio San Francisco, CA Symic Bio is developing novel compounds that target and affect the extracellular matrix (ECM), the non-cellular component of tissue. Medicinal chemistry.
Takeda San Diego, CA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Tenova Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Tenova is a CRO/CMO & chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry.
Terns Pharmaceuticals San Mateo, CA Terns Pharmaceuticals discovers & develops small molecule drugs for liver disease and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Theravance South San Francisco, CA Theravance focuses on the areas of inflammation and immunology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Fremont, CA Clinical Diagnostics Division, the center of excellence for in vitro diagnostic medical device development, manufacture, and commercialization. Rare reagents, protein conjugates, drug derivatives, linker arms, enzyme conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Pleasanton, CA Specialty Chemical Manufacturing Team. Manufacture gene-related products such as Oligos, Arrays, Cards, AmpliSeq panels, large-scale kits, synthetic genes, and pilot instruments. Fluorescent dyes, amidites, polystyrene supports, linkers, NHS esters, functionalized nucleosides. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Home to the Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing and Genetic Sciences businesses. Nucleic acids, Dyes, surface chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry. Process chemistry.
  Sunnyvale, CA Polymeric resin synthesis/grafting, column manufacturing (chromatography), and electrolytic consumables (ion chromatography). Silica media manufacturing, surface modification of silica particles. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Tricida South San Francisco, CA Tricida's lead product candidate (TRC101) is a non-absorbed, orally-administered polymer drug to treat metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry .
Twist Bioscience San Francisco, CA Twist Bioscience utilizes an innovative silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform to produce high-quality synthetic DNA for customers. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Ubiquitous Energy Redwood City, CA Ubiquitous Energy develops transparent photovoltaics (solar technology) for application on windows, electronic devices, etc. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Urovant Sciences Irvine, CA Urovant Sciences is a clinical-stage company focused on developing and commercializing therapies for urologic conditions. Process 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.
Versum Materials Carlsbad, CA Versum is an electronic materials company, specializing in the semiconductor industry. Organosilicon chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Vertex San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
ViaeX Technologies San Francisco, CA ViaeX Technologies transforms biowaste into renewable nanomaterials. Modification of the chemical and morphological properties of chitosan. Bio-polymers. Polymer chemistry.
Vibrant Genomics San Carlos, CA Vibrant Genomics specializes in gastrointestinal panels (bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi). Synthetic chemistry.
ViewPoint Therapeutics San Francisco, CA ViewPoint Therapeutics is focused on the development of small molecule treatments for protein misfolding diseases, including cataracts. Medicinal chemistry.
Vividion San Diego, CA Vividion applies transformational proteomics to the development of innovative therapeutics that treat major unmet clinical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
10X Genomics Pleasanton, CA 10X Genomics is focused on genome sequencing, exome sequencing, and single cell transcriptomics. Microfluidic devices, surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry, process chemistry.
X-Therma Berkeley, CA X-Therma aims to create non-toxic cryoprotective agents (CPAs) using unique peptidomimetic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Zymergen Emeryville, CA Zymergen develops technology for making novel products (ex. specialty polymers) using genetically engineered microbes. Polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

Colorado (CO)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Agilent Technologies Boulder, CO Solid-phase oligonucleotide chemistry.
Array BioPharma Boulder, CO Array BioPharma develops small molecule drugs for cancer and other conditions. Medicinal chemistry.
Avista Pharma Solutions Longmont, CO CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
Boulder Scientific Mead, CO Boulder Scientific is a chemicals company. Areas of expertise include organometallics, metallocenes, Grignard reagents, and boron compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
CordenPharma Boulder, CO CordenPharma is a CMO. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Crestone Boulder, CO Crestone develops small molecule drugs for serious bacterial infections. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Loxo Oncology Boulder, CO Loxo Oncology engages in the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
MiRagen Therapeutics Boulder, CO MiRagen Therapeutics harnesses the power of microRNA science to develop therapies that normalize biological pathways and counterbalance disease. Process chemistry.
Nanoly Bioscience Denver, CO Nanoly Bioscience develops a low-cost, biocompatible polymer network to stabilize temp-sensitive protein molecules. Small molecules, macromolecules, post-polymerization functionalization. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
SomaLogic Boulder, CO SomaLogic is a protein biomarker discovery and clinical diagnostics company. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
TDA Research Wheat Ridge, CO TDA Research is developing cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy, and chemical industries. Process chemistry.
Z Biotech Aurora, CO Z Biotech offers a comprehensive group of glycan microarray services. Carbohydrate libraries. Synthetic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.

Connecticut (CT)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Achillion New Haven, CT Achillion is focused on the development and commercialization of oral factor D inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
AkzoNobel Bridgewater, CT Research chemistry.
Alexion Cheshire, CT Alexion focuses on therapies for rare diseases. Process chemistry.
Altana Wallingford, CT Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Arvinas New Haven, CT Arvinas develops therapies based on targeted protein degradation. Process chemistry.
Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield, CT Boehringer Ingelheim is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
4Catalyzer Guilford, CT 4Catalyzer is an incubator for startups. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
CheminPharma Branford, CT CheminPharma is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Entegris Danbury, CT Precursors for CVD and ALD applications. Air-sensitive organometallic precursors. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Eurofins Groton, CT Eurofins is a group of laboratories providing testing and support services to various industries and government. Process chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Branford, CT Research center. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Henkel Rocky Hills, CT New barrier materials and sealants. High performance functional polymers, elastomeric polymer networks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
InviCRO New Haven, CT InviCRO focuses on improving the role and function of imaging in translational drug discovery and development. Imaging radiotracers for PET and SPECT studies. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
King Industries Norwalk, CT King Industries designs, manufactures, and distributes additives for the rubber and lubricant industries. Alkylation and acylation of aromatics. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Kleo Pharmaceuticals New Haven, CT Kleo Pharmaceuticals develops small molecule immunotherapies that activate an individual's own immune system to fight against cancers. Chemical biology. Synthetic chemistry.
Melinta Therapeutics New Haven, CT Melinta Therapeutics discovers, develops, and commercializes novel antibiotics. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Pfizer 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.
Revegen Corporation New Haven, CT Revegen pursues a new, innovative approach in drug discovery research built on a proprietary pdiCAD™ technological platform. Synthetic chemistry.
RSA Corporation Danbury, CT RSA Corporation is a CMO. Manufacturer of APIs and fine organic chemicals. Process chemistry.
Vanderbilt Chemicals Norwalk, CT Vanderbilt Chemicals manufactures products for the rubber, plastics, and petroleum industries. Synthetic chemistry.
ViiV Healthcare (GSK) Branford, CT ViiV Healthcare is entirely dedicated to HIV medicines. GSK holds majority stake in ViiV. Medicinal chemistry.

Delaware (DE)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Agilent Technologies Newport, DE Carbon and silicon based chemistry for silica based packing for HPLC columns. Process chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Agilent CrossLab R&D Team. Develop novel media and stationary phases for HPLC columns. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Liquide Newark, DE The Analysis & Fine Chemistry group. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, silicon chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.
Asclep Pharmard Newark, DE Asclep Pharmard is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Axalta Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.
Chemours Wilmington, DE Chemours spun-off from DuPont (Jul 2015). Chemours is a performance chemicals company. Titanium technologies (ex. TiO2), fluoroproducts (ex. Teflon). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
DuPont Wilmington, DE Fluorinated monomers & polymers. OLED chemistry, conducting polymers. Organometallic materials, organic dyes, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
FMC Newark, DE FMC is a large agricultural company. Crop protection products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Fraunhofer USA Newark, DE Fraunhofer USA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of applied research. Natural product analogues. Medicinal chemistry.
Incyte Wilmington, DE Incyte's therapeutic focus is primarily oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Noramco Wilmington, DE Process chemistry.
Prelude Therapeutics Wilmington, DE Prelude Therapeutics is focused on discovering and developing new medicines targeting chromatin function to treat cancer and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Solenis Wilmington, DE Solenis is a specialty chemical company and provider of process and water solutions. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Wilmington PharmaTech Newark, DE Wilmington PharmaTech is a CRO/CMO. Process chemistry.

District of Columbia (DC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Washington, DC Vanda Pharmaceuticals focuses on therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. APIs, impurities, and metabolites. Process chemistry.

Florida (FL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Applied Research Associates (ARA) Tyndall AFB, FL ARA is a company focused on national security & safety. Synthesizing energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Ascend Performance Materials Cantonment, FL Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Particularly amine or ester chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Battelle Tyndall AFB, FL Battelle is a global R&D company (national security, energy, etc). Synthesis of energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Firebird Biomolecular Alachua, FL Firebird Biomolecular creates reagents for the research, synthetic biology, and clinical diagnostics communities. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL The Moffitt Cancer Center focuses on personalized cancer care and translational research. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
NanoPhotonica Gainesville, FL NanoPhotonica is revolutionizing how quantum dots and other next-generation nanomaterials are used in displays. QD-based light-emitting diodes (QLEDs). Synthetic chemistry.
Nicopure Labs Gainesville, FL Nicopure Labs is a leader in the vaping and e-liquid industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Noven Pharmaceuticals Miami, FL Noven is a specialty pharmaceutical company with industry leading transdermal expertise. Prodrugs for transdermal systems. Synthetic chemistry.
Scripps Research Jupiter, FL Formerly named The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). One of the largest private, non-profit biomedical research organizations in the world. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
SynQuest Laboratories Alachua, FL SynQuest is a CRO/chemical supplier, specializing in fluorine chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
The Roskamp Institute Sarasota, FL The Roskamp Institute is a non-profit biomedical research facility specializing in neurological research (Alzheimer's, dementia, etc). Synthetic chemistry.
TSE Industries Clearwater, FL TSE Industries focuses on fabricated plastic & rubber products, contract manufacturing of specialty chemicals. Coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Georgia (GA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
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.
Allnex Alpharetta, GA Allnex is a leading company for industrial coating resins, crosslinkers, and additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process 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.
Chemily Atlanta, GA Chemily manufactures glycan libraries, glyco-enzymes, and carbohydrate-based biochemicals. Oligosaccharides, glycolipids, sugar nucleotides, carbohydrate-based pharmaceuticals. Synthetic chemistry.
FOB Synthesis Kennesaw, GA FOB Synthesis is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Georgia-Pacific (Koch) Decatur, GA Resin synthesis, polymeric coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Idexx Laboratories Roswell, GA OPTI Medical Systems site (subsidiary of IDEXX Laboratories). Development and production of sensor components used in diagnostic analyzers. Synthetic chemistry.
Koch Ag & Energy Solutions Decatur, GA Koch Ag & Energy Solutions is a provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, energy and chemical markets. New fertilizers and fertilizer additives. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lonza Alpharetta, GA Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech, and specialty ingredients markets. Process chemistry.
Noramco Athens, GA Noramco is a global leader in the production of controlled substances for the pharmaceutical industry. Process chemistry.
Optima Chemical Douglas, GA Optima Chemical is a producer of specialty chemicals (organolithiums, organosilanes, organophosphines, boronic acids, Grignards, etc). Also provide toll and custom manufacturing services. Process chemistry.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Jesup, GA Rayonier Advanced Materials is a supplier of high-purity, cellulose specialties products, a natural polymer for the chemical industry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Hawaii (HI)

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Idaho (ID)

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Illinois (IL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Abbott Abbott Park, IL Abbott focuses on branded generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, and nutrition products. Abbott spun off their research-based phamaceutical division (AbbVie) in 2013. Synthetic chemistry.
AbbVie Lake County, IL AbbVie is a large pharmaceutical company that originated as a spin-off from Abbott in 2013. AbbVie's global headquarters are located in Lake County, IL. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Argonne National Lab Lemont, IL Argonne National Lab is a national science & engineering lab. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, materials chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
BHP North Chicago, IL BHP is a resources company (oil, gas, and minerals). Synthetic chemistry.
Cabot Microelectronics Aurora, IL Cabot Microelectronics is a leading supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) polishing slurries and CMP pads for the semiconductor industry. Polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
CarboSynUSA Skokie, IL CarboSynUSA specializes in the synthesis, analysis, and manufacture of carbohydrates and nucleosides. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Daubert Chemical Forest View, IL Daubert Chemical is a manufacturer of specialty coatings, lubricants, and adhesives. Process chemistry.
Elevance Woodridge, IL Elevance is the global leader in plant oil metathesis. Engineering polymers, monomers, coatings products. Polymer chemistry.
Evonik Mapleton, IL Production site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Process chemistry.
Exicure Skokie, IL Exicure is developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene silencing drugs. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Frontage Laboratories Monmouth, IL Frontage Laboratories is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Global Pharma Tek Deerfield, IL Global Pharma Tek is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Pinpoint Pharma Waukegan, IL Pinpoint Pharma is a healthcare company dedicated to delivering high precision medicine for pets. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Regis Technologies Morton Grove, IL Regis Technologies manufactures small molecule APIs for small, mid-size, and large pharmaceutical companies. Process chemistry.
Stepan Northfield, IL Stepan is a manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products. Process chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Tate & Lyle Hoffman Estates, IL Tate & Lyle is a global leader in providing ingredients and solutions to the food and beverage industries. Sweeteners. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Rockford, IL Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Vantage Specialty Ingredients Gurnee, IL Vantage Specialty Ingredients is a raw material ingredient provider for the personal care industry. Oleochemicals, esterification, alkoxylation. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

Indiana (IN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Dow AgroSciences Indianapolis, IN Dow AgroSciences is an agrochemical company. Changing name to Corteva in 2019. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Endocyte West Lafayette, IN Endocyte develops therapeutics for cancer. Process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Evonik 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.
Lilly Indianapolis, IN Lilly is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation 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.
On Target Laboratories West Lafayette, IN On Target Laboratories develops molecules for surgical imaging of cancer. Small molecules, conjugates, fluorescent dyes. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Pace Analytical Greenfield, IN Industry-leading sampling and analytical testing firm. Synthetic chemistry.
SABIC Mt Vernon, IN SABIC is a global leader in chemicals. New molecules, monomers, oligomers, polymers, copolymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Spero Energy West Lafayette, IN Spero Energy is developing processes for converting abundant non-food biomass into high value chemicals (HVCs) and renewable fuels. Synthetic chemistry.
SSCI (AMRI) West Lafayette, IN SSCI is a division of AMRI. Provide comprehensive cGMP solid state chemistry research and analytical services to the pharmaceutical industry. Synthetic chemistry.
The 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.
Vertellus Indianapolis, IN A leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.

Iowa (IA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cambrex Charles City, IA CMO. Specialize in the development and manufacturing of small molecule APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) Coralville, IA IDT manufactures custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotides for research applications. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Kemin Industries Des Moines, IA Kemin Industries is a global ingredient manufacturer (food, feed, health, nutrition, and beauty industries). Synthetic chemistry.
NewLink Genetics Ames, IA NewLink Genetics focuses on novel immuno-oncology products for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Tjaden Biosciences Burlington, IA Tjaden Biosciences provides radiochemical products, radiosynthesis, radiolabeling, and other services. Radiochemistry.

Kansas (KS)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Deciphera Lawrence, KS Deciphera develops kinase inhibitors for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
MCPU Polymer Engineering Pittsburg, KS MCPU Polymer Engineering is a leader in highly specialized polyurethane elastomers, coatings, and sealants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
OxyChem (Occidental Petroleum) Wichita, KS OxyChem is a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. OxyChem is a major North American chemical manufacturer (PVC resins, chlorine, caustic soda, etc). Chlorination chemistry, photochemistry, sulfur chemistry. Process chemistry.

Kentucky (KY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Altana Louisville, KY Polymer chemistry.
Aristech Surfaces Florence, KY Aristech Surfaces is a manufacturer of continuous cast acrylic sheet, solid surface, and polyester solid surface. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Estron Chemical Calvert City, KY Estron Chemical is a polymer design and manufacturing company serving the paint, coatings, inks, cosmetics, and adhesives industries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Calvert City, KY Production site. Manufacture state of the art hydroprocessing catalysts. catalyst development. Process chemistry.
Hexion Louisville, KY Hexion develops specialty chemicals and performance materials. Thermoset resins, lignin based products, novolacs, resoles, amino resins. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Monument Chemical Brandenburg, KY Monument Chemical is a manufacturer of specialty chemical products. Polyurethanes. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Peptides International Louisville, KY Peptides International provides products and services in the field of peptide synthesis (solid phase resins, amino acid derivatives, peptides, custom peptides). Peptide chemistry.

Louisiana (LA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle Baton Rouge, LA The Process Development Center. Development of transition and main group organometallic components used in polymer catalysis.
DuPont La Place, LA Production of the raw materials used in making KEVLAR®. Production of p-phenylenediamine intermediate (PPDa). Process chemistry.
Monsanto Luling, LA Large agricultural company. Crop protection products. Process chemistry.
Owen Biosciences Baton Rouge, LA Owen Biosciences produces specialty bio-active ingredients for skincare products (anti-aging, acne, sunscreen, etc). Polymer chemistry.
Sasol North America Lake Charles, LA Sasol North America is a large energy & chemicals company. Process chemistry.

Maine (ME)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Idexx Laboratories Westbrook, ME Headquarters. Bioconjugates, novel fluorophores, H2 and C13 labeled small molecule metabolites. Synthetic chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry.

Maryland (MD)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ashvattha Therapeutics Baltimore, MD Ashvattha Therapeutics is focused on developing dendrimer mediated targeted drug delivery solutions for unmet medical needs. Dendrimer/polymer drug conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bennett Aerospace Aberdeen, MD Bennett Aerospace is a global science and technology R&D company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Casma Therapeutics Discovery, MD Casma Therapeutics is focused on harnessing the natural cellular process of autophagy to develop novel therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Celnovte Biotechnology Rockville, MD Celnovte Biotechnology an in vitro diagnostics (IVD) company. Conjugates for immunoassay related applications. Bioconjugates consisting of antibody, enzyme, and polymer scaffold. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Center for Cancer Research (CCR) Frederick, MD The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is a division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Cancer and HIV/AIDS research. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Chempacific Corporation Baltimore, MD Chempacific is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Emergent Biosolutions Gaithersburg, MD Emergent Biosolutions develops, manufactures, and delivers a portfolio of medical countermeasures for biological and chemical threats (antrax, botulism, small pox, etc). Small molecules. Process chemistry.
FDA (CDER) Silver Spring, MD Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Leidos Frederick, MD Leidos is a company focused on defense, aviation, IT, and health. Discover new therapeutic interventions against RAS-driven cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
MedImmune (AstraZeneca) Gaithersburg, MD MedImmune was acquired by AstraZeneca (June 2007). MedImmune is the global biologics R&D arm of AstraZeneca. Tubulysins, warheads/payloads. ADCs and linker/drug design. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Meso Scale Diagnostics (MSD) Rockville, MD MSD develops, manufactures, and commercializes assays & instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples. Synthetic chemistry.
Pixelligent Baltimore, MD Pixelligent is an advanced materials company that delivers next generation optical materials. Nanomaterial synthesis, nanocrystal surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals Baltimore, MD Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Reyoung Corporation Gaithersburg, MD Reyoung Corporation manufactures and sells pharmaceutical products. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.

Massachusetts (MA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AbbVie Worcester, MA AbbVie is a large pharmaceutical company that originated as a spin-off from Abbott in 2013. The AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC), located in Worcester, MA, is AbbVie's Center of Excellence in Biologics. ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Accent Therapeutics Lexington, MA Accent Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing oncology-focused small molecule therapies in the field of epitranscriptomics. Medicinal chemistry.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Agios Pharmaceuticals focuses on cancer metabolism, rare genetic diseases, and metabolic immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Akebia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Akebia focuses on hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) based therapeutics in anemia and other serious diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alkermes Waltham, MA Alkermes focuses on treatments for CNS diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alnylam Cambridge, MA Alnylam is focused on RNAi therapeutics. Synthesis of nucleosides, nucleotides, lipids, carbohydrates, and other building blocks. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
American Boronite Corp Burlington, MA American Boronite Corp manufactures Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs). Synthetic chemistry, nanomaterials.
Amgen Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Amide Technologies Cambridge, MA Amide Technologies utilizes flow chemistry to develop an advanced peptide synthesis technology to create peptides with unparalleled speed & efficiency. Peptide chemistry.
Anokion Cambridge, MA Anokion focuses on treatments for autoimmune diseases. Bioconjugation of proteins and synthetic polymers. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, process chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Boston, MA R&D Center. Synthetic chemistry.
Ashland Assonet, MA Acrylates, hybrids, and other products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
AstraZeneca Boston, MA Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA Medicinal chemistry.
Avedro Inc Burlington, MA Avedro develops drugs and devices for corneal remodeling. Process chemistry.
Biogen Cambridge, MA Biogen is a large biotech company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Bioverativ (Sanofi) Waltham, MA The hemophilia drug business of Biogen spun off in 2016 and was named Bioverativ. In 2018, Bioverativ was acquired by Sanofi. Bioverativ develops therapeutics for rare blood disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blueprint Medicines Cambridge, MA Blueprint Medicines focuses on research towards kinase therapies. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Blueshift Materials Spencer, MA Blueshift Materials provides best-in-class state of the art lightweight materials. Develop a versatile polymer aerogel product line. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Broad Institute Cambridge, MA The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (usually simply called the Broad Institute) is a biomedical and genomic research center. Medicinal chemistry.
C4 Therapeutics Cambridge, MA C4 Therapeutics discovers and develops drugs that target disease-causing proteins for destruction. Medicinal chemistry.
Cambridge Isotope Labs Andover, MA Company focused on stable isotope labeled compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Tewksbury, MA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Celgene Cambridge, MA Inflammation & Immunology Center of Excellence. Medicinal chemistry.
Concert Pharmaceuticals Lexington, MA Concert Pharmaceuticals uses deuterium chemistry to discover and develop innovative new medicines. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Constellation Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Constellation Pharmaceuticals develops novel therapeutics that target epigenetic regulators. Medicinal chemistry.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Norwood, MA Corbus Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
CRISPR Therapeutics Cambridge, MA CRISPR Therapeutics is focused on developing transformative gene-based medicines. CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform. Lipid nanoparticle-based delivery platform. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, lipid chemistry.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA The Dana Farber Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Decibel Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Decibel Therapeutics discovers and develops new medicines to protect, repair, and restore hearing. Medicinal chemistry.
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Dicerna is focused on diseases involving the liver. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company 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.
Editas Medicine Cambridge, MA Editas Medicine is a genome editing company dedicated to treating patients with genetically defined diseases. Medicinal 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.
Eisai Andover, MA Eisai is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
EMD Serono (Merck KGaA) Billerica, MA EMD Serono is the biopharma business of Merck KGaA. Medicinal chemistry.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Enanta Pharmaceuticals creates small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Enko Chem Woburn, MA Enko Chem is an innovator in crop protection chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Entasis Therapeutics Waltham, MA Entasis is focused on the next generation of antibacterial therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Entegris Bedford, MA Provider of critical products and materials used in advanced high-technology manufacturing. Surface chemistry, activating C-F or C-H bonds on inert polymeric membranes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Epizyme Cambridge, MA Epizyme develops targeted epigenetic medicines for cancer. Small molecule inhibitors of histone methyltransferases (HMTs). Medicinal chemistry.
Foghorn Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Foghorn Therapeutics develops innovative therapeutics that target chromatin remodeling complexes to treat cancer and other serious medical disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
FogPharma Cambridge, MA FogPharma is pioneering a new drug modality called cell-penetrating mini-proteins (CPMPs). Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Watertown, MA HQ. Medicinal chemistry.
Fulcrum Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Fulcrum Therapeutics develops new medicines by transforming gene regulation in disease. Medicinal chemistry.
GCP Applied Technologies Cambridge, MA GCP Applied Technologies is a global leader in construction products and technologies. Concrete & cement additives. Building materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Generation Bio Cambridge, MA Generation Bio is a gene therapy company focused on creating genetic medicines with drug-like properties. Nucleic acid conjugates, antibody conjugates, peptide conjugates, siRNA, linkers. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Genosco Cambridge, MA Genosco is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pursuing the discovery and development of novel small-molecule drugs (kinase inhibitors). Medicinal chemistry.
Ginkgo Bioworks Boston, MA Ginkgo Bioworks designs 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.
  Waltham, MA DNA encoded library technology, oligonucleotides, antibodies, linker synthesis. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Goldfinch Bio Cambridge, MA Goldfinch Bio discovers and develops therapeutics for kidney disease. Medicinal chemistry.
H3 Biomedicine Cambridge, MA H3 Biomedicine is focused on cancer genomics based drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Hyalex Orthopaedics Cambridge, MA Hyalex Orthopaedics is a medical device company. Polymer chemistry.
ImmunoGen Waltham, MA ImmunoGen focuses on the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Intellia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Intellia Therapeutics leverages 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.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Ironwood is a pharmaceutical company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Cambridge, MA Part of Johnson & Johnson. Medicinal chemistry.
Johnson Matthey Devens, MA Company focused on speciality chemicals and sustainable technologies. Produce intermediates and final Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
Kaleido Biosciences Bedford, MA Kaleido Biosciences discovers groundbreaking microbiome-targeted therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Karyopharm Newton, MA Karyopharm is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel, first-in-class agents targeting nuclear transport for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases. Process chemistry.
Kintai Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Kintai Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on microbiome metabolites. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Kronos Bio Cambridge, MA Kronos Bio engages in the research and development of first-in-class therapies that modulate historically recalcitrant cancer targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Kymera Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Kymera Therapeutics is advancing the field of targeted protein degradation to deliver breakthrough medicines. Medicinal chemistry.
Laurus Synthesis Woburn, MA Laurus Synthesis is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
LifeMine Therapeutics Cambridge, MA LifeMine Therapeutics utilizes genome mining and recombinant overexpression to search through the genomes of fungi and unearth new drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Living Proof Boston, MA Living Proof solves the toughest beauty challenges with science and patented technology originating from MIT. Small molecules, polymers, surface functionalization. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Lockheed Martin Cambridge, MA Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company. Novel flow battery electrolytes comprising of novel organic and inorganic materials. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lubrizol Wilmington, MA Thermoplastic polyurethanes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Luye Pharma Group Boston, MA Luye Pharma Group is dedicated to developing innovative medicines in oncology, neurodegenerative disorders, and other disease areas with high unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Macrolide Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Macrolide Pharmaceuticals develops and commercializes novel macrolide antibiotics. 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.
Mersana Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Mersana focuses on developing antibody drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Microbiotix Worcester, MA Microbiotix is focused on the discovery and development of small molecules that target serious infectious diseases (antibacterial, antiviral, and antiparasitic). Medicinal chemistry.
Midori USA Bedford, MA Midori is pioneering a novel category of glycan products that modulate the animal microbiome to improve health and nutrition. Synthetic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Natick, MA Manufacture specialty chemicals for medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical research laboratories. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Minerva Biotechnologies Waltham, MA Minerva Biotechnologies is developing cancer immunotherapies and cancer drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Moderna Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Moderna Therapeutics is 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.
Morphic Therapeutic Cambridge, MA Morphic Therapeutic is leading the development of a new generation of oral integrin drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
Neon Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Neon Therapeutics is an immuno-oncology company developing novel therapeutics leveraging neoantigen biology to treat cancer. Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
New England BioLabs Ipswich, MA New England BioLabs discovers & develops superior research reagents for the life science industry. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Nimbus Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Nimbus Therapeutics focuses on promising targets in metabolic disease, oncology, and inflammation. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Nitto Denko Avecia Milford, MA Oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Nova Biomedical Waltham, MA Nova Biomedical develops, manufactures, and sells advanced technology blood testing analyzers. Synthesis of chemicals used in various clinical analyzers and instruments. Synthetic chemistry.
Novartis Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
NovoBiotic Cambridge, MA NovoBiotic focuses on the discovery of new antibiotics targeting serious drug-resistant infections. Drug compounds derived from novel natural products. Medicinal chemistry.
Nuvalent Cambridge, MA Nuvalent focuses on discovering & developing small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Organix Woburn, MA Organix is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
PCI Synthesis Newburyport, MA PCI Synthesis is a CMO. Manufacturer of APIs & drug substances. Process chemistry.
Pfizer Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Rare Diseases, Internal Medicine, Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
PharmaIN Bothell, MA PharmaIN focuses on innovative peptide technologies. Novel polymer excipients, novel therapeutic peptide design and manufacturing. Peptide chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
PNA Innovations Woburn, MA PNA Innovations is pioneering a novel synthetic gene editing technology. Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) oligomers and conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Polyorg Inc Leominster, MA Polyorg is a CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Proteostasis Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Proteostasis engages in the discovery & development of novel therapeutics that treat diseases caused by an imbalance in the proteostasis network. Process chemistry.
PureTech Health Boston, MA PureTech Health is pioneering the development of therapeutics based on the crosstalk and biology of the brain-immune-gut axis. Lipid chemistry, prodrug chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry. Medicinal chemistry.
Qiagen Waltham, MA Qiagen produces products that span the full range of molecular testing applications. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Ra Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Ra Pharmaceuticals leverages macrocycle peptide technology in their drug discovery effort. Peptidomimetic drugs, macrocyclic peptides, small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
ReadCoor Cambridge, MA ReadCoor is developing a panomic spatial sequencing platform. Polymers, small molecules, nucleotides. Click chemistry, bioorthogonal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Relay Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Relay Therapeutics is building a drug discovery pipeline centered on protein motion. Medicinal chemistry.
Ribon Therapeutics Lexington, MA Ribon Therapeutics is pioneering the discovery of new cancer medicines that target monoPARP proteins, critical regulators of cancer survival mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry.
Sage Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Sage Therapeutics develops small molecule drugs for CNS disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Saint-Gobain Northboro, MA Saint-Gobain manufactures a variety of construction and high-performance materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Sanofi Waltham, MA Sanofi is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Sarepta Therapeutics Andover, MA Sarepta Therapeutics is focused on the discovery and development of precision genetic medicines to treat rare neuromuscular diseases. Phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers (PMOs). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Cambridge, MA Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Sigilon Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Sigilon Therapeutics creates biomedical technologies whose efficacy is enhanced by their ability to avoid host detection & subsequent foreign body responses. Small molecules, polymers/biopolymers, macromolecular conjugations, medical devices. Process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Silicon Therapeutics Boston, MA Silicon Therapeutics is an integrated computational drug discovery company focused on developing novel medicines. Medicinal chemistry.
Silk Therapeutics Medford, MA Silk Therapeutics designs and develops advanced products based on silk biomaterials and silk technology platforms. Protein-polymer conjugates, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Spero Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Spero Therapeutics is focused on identifying, developing, and commercializing novel treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial infections. Process chemistry.
Spring Bank Pharma Hopkinton, MA Spring Bank Pharma leverages their proprietary Small Molecule Nucleic Acid Hybrid (SMNH) chemistry platform to discover and develop novel therapies. Nucleosides, nucleotides. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Stealth Biotherapeutics Newton, MA Stealth Biotherapeutics develops therapies to treat the mitochondrial dysfunction associated with genetic mitochondrial diseases and many common age-related diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Syros Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Syros Pharmaceuticals is pioneering a new area of medicine focused on controlling the expression of genes. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Takeda Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Tarveda Therapeutics Watertown, MA Tarveda Therapeutics develops novel miniature drug conjugates uniquely designed to selectively target, rapidly penetrate, and eradicate solid tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals leverages proprietary technology to develop novel tetracycline antibiotics. Process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Bedford, MA New protein purification product development. Solid phase synthesis. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Boston, MA R&D new polymeric particulate materials. Surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, 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.
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 WAVE Life Sciences develops therapies for patients with serious, genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
X-Chem Waltham, MA X-Chem applies their industry-leading DNA-encoded library drug discovery technology to discover novel small molecule therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Boston, MA Xenon is focused on developing innovative therapeutics for neurological disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Yumanity Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Yumanity develops therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Medicinal chemistry.
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.

Michigan (MI)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle South Haven, MI API production site. Scaleup to the kilo lab and pilot plant settings. Process chemistry.
Ash Stevens Riverview, MI Ash Stevens is focused on small molecule API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
BASF Southfield, MI BASF Dispersions & Pigments Division. Coatings & resins. Polymer chemistry.
  Wyandotte, MI Manufactures a variety of urethanes and specialty plastics. UV curable polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Cayman Chemical Ann Arbor, MI Cayman Chemical is a CRO/CMO and chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Dart Container Mason, MI Dart Container develops, manufactures, and distributes innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Midland, MI Organics, Polymers, and Organometallics group. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Gentex Zeeland, MI Gentex develops and manufactures high-quality products for the automotive, aerospace, and commercial fire protection industries. Process chemistry.
Henkel Madison Heights, MI Chemical and consumer goods company that focuses on adhesive technologies, beauty care, and laundry & home care. Polymer, coatings, and nano-particle chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Housey Pharma Southfield, MI Housey Pharma is engaged in pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical technology creation, and technology licensing. Synthetic chemistry.
Inteva Products Troy, MI Inteva Products is a supplier of engineered components and systems for the automotive industry. Plastics, paints, coatings, adhesives, composites. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Kalexsyn Kalamazoo, MI Kalexsyn is a CRO (acquired by Dipharma in 2018). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
KaVo Kerr Romulus, MI Dental consumables. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Lubrizol Midland, MI Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Magna Mirrors Holland, MI Magna Mirrors is a 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.
Michigan Diagnostics Royal Oak, MI Michigan Diagnostics creates diagnostic reagents and kits for research and clinical applications. Synthetic chemistry.
Pfizer Kalamazoo, MI Manufacturing site. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Tetra Discovery Kalamazoo, MI Tetra is developing drugs to treat Alzheimer's, depression, and brain injury. Medicinal chemistry.
Vertellus Zeeland, MI Process chemistry.
Wacker Chemie AG Adrian, MI Wacker Chemie develops and manufactures products for the silicone, polymer, fine chemicals, polysilicon, and semiconductor industries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry
Zoetis Kalamazoo, MI Zoetis is 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 Zomedica is a veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company creating products for companion animals (canine, feline, and equine). Peptide chemistry.

Minnesota (MN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cargill Plymouth, MN Amidoamines, imidazolines, vegetable oils, fatty acids, phosphatides, and other vegetable based surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chemstar Products Minneapolis, MN Chemstar Products is a provider of water soluble starch-based polymers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Edina, MN Membranes and components for the water treatment industry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Hutchinson Technology Hutchinson, MN Photo sensitive polyimide formulations. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
LKT Labs Saint Paul, MN LKT Labs is a manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and pharmaceuticals for laboratory research. Natural products. Synthetic chemistry.
3M Maplewood, MN 3M is a large multinational conglomerate. Fluorinated materials, fluoropolymers, organic small molecules. Elastomers, plastics, adhesives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center. Radiology Department. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Rubber & Plastics is a manufacturer of products made from elastomers and thermoplastics. Polymer chemistry.
Pace Analytical Maplewood, MN Electronic materials lab. Fluorinated small molecules. Synthetic chemistry.

Mississippi (MS)

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Missouri (MO)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
American Radiolabeled Chemicals St Louis, MO American Radiolabeled Chemicals is a provider of radiolabeled compounds. Radiochemistry.
AMRI Springfield, MO API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
BASF Palmyra, MO BASF Crop Protection. Produce agricultural chemicals. Process chemistry.
Boeing St Louis, MO Boeing is an aerospace company. Coatings, thin films, sealants, and composite materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
EAG Labs Columbia, MO A global scientific services company. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
  St Louis, MO Synthetic chemistry.
Galera Therapeutics St Louis, MO Galera Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotech company discovering and developing innovative cancer treatments. Synthetic chemistry.
Mallinckrodt St Louis, MO Mallinckrodt is a global specialty biopharmaceutical and medical imaging business. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
  Webster Groves, MO Small molecule pharmaceutical compounds. Synthetic chemistry.
MilliporeSigma St Louis, MO Key center of manufacturing excellence in cGMP biologics (ADCs, Bio-organic API synthesis, etc). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Monsanto St Louis, MO Crop protection products. Process chemistry.
MRIGlobal Kansas City, MO MRIGlobal delivers solutions in global health, national security, defense, energy, and the environment. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
Pfizer St Louis, MO Conjugation and Polytides Process Development (CPPD) group. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Sensient Technologies St Louis, MO Sensient Technologies is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Process chemistry.

Montana (MT)

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Blue Marble Biomaterials Missoula, MT Blue Marble Biomaterials engages in the research, development, and manufacture of natural and sustainable specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry.

Nebraska (NE)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
LI-COR Lincoln, NE LI-COR makes scientific instruments and reagents for biological and environmental research. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.

Nevada (NV)

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New Hampshire (NH)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Avitide Lebanon, NH Avitide develops molecule-specific affinity resins. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Crowdout Therapeutics Nashua, NH Crowdout discovers and develops therapeutics for cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry.

New Jersey (NJ)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AcceleDev Chemical Monmouth Junction, NJ AcceleDev Chemical is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Acentex Scientific Monmouth Junction, NJ Acentex Scientific is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Air Liquide Branchburg, NJ Make novel deposition precursor molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Alvogen Pine Brook, NJ Alvogen is focused on developing, manufacturing, and selling generic, brand, over-the-counter (OTC), and biosimilar products. Process chemistry.
Andluca Technologies Princeton, NJ Andluca Technologies designs transparent, thin-film power sources that convert ultraviolet light into useful energy at the point of use. Organic semiconductors. Synthetic chemistry.
Anichem North Brunswick, NJ Anichem is a CRO/CMO. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ashland Bridgewater, NJ Ashland Specialty Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Benjamin Moore Mount Olive, NJ Benjamin Moore develops paints & stains. Polymers and coatings. Polymer chemistry.
BMS New Brunswick, NJ R&D location. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Princeton, NJ R&D location. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Celgene Summit, NJ Non-clinical & Early Clinical Development. Process chemistry.
Chemetall (BASF) New Providence, NJ Chemetall is part of BASF's Coatings Division. Chemetall specializes in the chemical treatment of metal surfaces. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Chem-is-try Metuchen, NJ Chem-is-try is a CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Crystal Pharmatech Cranbury, NJ Crystal Pharmatech is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Elan Chemical Ironbound, NJ Elan Chemical focuses on food extracts & Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Elementis Specialties East Windsor, NJ Elementis is a specialty chemicals company. Polymers, industrial additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
EMD Performance Materials (Merck KGaA) Branchburg, NJ EMD Performance Materials is the North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA. Liquid crystal, OLED materials for displays. Functional homopolymers, block copolymers. Polymer chemistry.
Eternity Bioscience Cranbury, NJ Eternity Bioscience is a drug discovery company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Exemplify BioPharma Cranbury, NJ Exemplify BioPharma is a CRO. Process chemistry.
Exxon Mobil Clinton, NJ ExxonMobil Research and Engineering (EMRE) Technology Center. Zeolites, porous ceramics, MOF’s, and solid state materials. Synthetic chemistry.
FJ Pharma Monmouth Junction, NJ FJ Pharma is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Flavine Closter, NJ Flavine links advanced API manufacturers with markets and pharmaceutical companies. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Hovione East Windsor, NJ Hovione is focused on the development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and Drug Product Intermediates. Process chemistry.
Hudson Biopharma North Brunswick, NJ Hudson Biopharma is a CRO. Process optimization and scale-up. Fluorescent dyes, nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Infineum Linden, NJ Infineum is a world leader in the formulation, manufacturing, and marketing of petroleum additives for lubricants and fuels. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Insmed Bridgewater, NJ Insmed is a company dedicated to improving the lives of patients battling serious lung diseases. Process chemistry.
Johnson Matthey West Deptford, NJ Focus on the design, preparation, and evaluation of homogeneous catalysts. Organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
KareBay Biochem Monmouth Junction, NJ KareBay Biochem is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Kashiv Pharma Bridgewater, NJ Kashiv Pharma is a pharmaceutical research and drug delivery company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Kirker Enterprises Paterson, NJ Kirker Enterprises is a custom manufacturer of nail lacquer and nail care treatment products. Polymer chemistry.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Basking Ridge, NJ Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is focused on the developing breakthrough treatments for human disease. API development and manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Liposeuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ Liposeuticals is a specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on the development of next-generation proprietary formulations of sterile injectable drugs. Lipids and polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck 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.
Modern Meadow Nutley, NJ Modern Meadow is a leader in the field of creating materials via biofabrication (ex. leather via yeast fermentation). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
NJ Biopharmaceuticals North Brunswick, NJ NJ Biopharmaceuticals is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Orthobond Corporation North Brunswick, NJ Orthobond Corporation develops proprietary antimicrobial nanosurfaces for the medical device industry. Monomers, macromolecules, surface-bound polymer architectures. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
PTC Therapeutics South Plainfield, NJ PTC Therapeutics is focused on the development of small molecule drugs that regulate gene expression by targeting post-translational control (PTC) mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Signature Science Egg Harbor, NJ Signature Science's consultants serve government and commercial clients through a wide array of technical offerings. Energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Sun Chemical Carlstadt, NJ Sun Chemical is a global leader in inks, coatings, pigments, and advanced materials. Polymers, varnish blends, composites, sol-gels. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ TAXIS Pharmaceuticals is researching new classes of antibiotic agents to treat life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Tyger Scientific Ewing, NJ Tyger Scientific is a CRO/CMO & chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry.
Universal Display Corporation (UDC) Trenton, NJ UDC is a leader in the field of Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Venenum Biodesign Hamilton, NJ Venenum Biodesign focuses on the discovery of novel small molecule therapeutic products. Small molecules, nucleosides, nucleotides, oligonucleotides, and phosphoramidites. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.

New Mexico (NM)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) Los Alamos, NM LANL is a national Lab focused on national security (nuclear security, defense, intelligence, etc). Catalyst design and optimization, organometallic actinide chemistry, thorium and uranium compounds and materials, high explosives, novel fuel cell materials, novel lanthanide complexes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM Sandia National Laboratories is a National lab focused on national security and nuclear science. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

New York (NY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AkzoNobel Brewster, NY Business Unit: Surface Chemistry. Synthesis and process development of new cationic, anionic, and nonionic surfactants products & certain polymers.
Alpha Scents Syracuse, NY Alpha Scents is focused on pest control products. 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.
AMRI Albany, NY Global Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Buffalo, NY Medicinal chemistry.
  Rensselaer, NY API manufacturing. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Angion Biomedica Uniondale, NY Angion Biomedica focuses on renal diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Ithaca, NY R&D Center for Aramco Performace Materials. Polyols & polymers. Develop catalysts for polymerization systems. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
BASF Tarrytown, NY 1 of 4 BASF research hubs in North America. Lubricants, coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Bausch Health Rochester, NY Bausch Health is a large pharmaceutical company (formerly named Valeant Pharmaceuticals). Monomers & polymers for contact lenses and lens care solutions. Polymer chemistry.
Conamix Ithaca, NY Conamix is commercializing new low-cost high-energy materials for the global lithium ion battery market. Polymer chemistry.
Corning Painted Post, NY Corning is a materials science company (glass, ceramics, etc). Materials chemistry, surface chemistry.
DuPont Buffalo, NY Polymers and small organic molecules for the Corian® business. Process chemistry.
Eastman Kodak Rochester, NY Eastman Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ecolectro Ithaca, NY Ecolectro develops and manufactures enhanced specialty polymers for electrochemical devices. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Electrosynthesis Company Lancaster, NY Electrosynthesis Company specializes in the development of electrochemical technologies. Synthetic chemistry.
Enzo Life Sciences Levittown, NY Enzo Life Sciences researches, develops, and manufactures life science research reagents. Synthetic chemistry.
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Manhasset, NY The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for various conditions (lupus, arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimers, sepsis). Medicinal chemistry.
Honeywell Buffalo, NY Honeywell is a large technology and manufacturing company involved with a wide variety of industries. Developing new fluorinated material. Synthetic chemistry.
ICL Ardsley, NY ICL is a world leader in specialty fertilizers, bromine, and flame retardants. Organophosphorus product development. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lumisyn Rochester, NY Lumisyn develops high-performance cadmium-free phosphors to enhance lighting and optoelectronic products. Nanocrystals (quantum dots). Synthetic chemistry.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK or MSKCC) New York, NY MSK is a cancer treatment and research institution. Medicinal chemistry.
Momentive Performance Materials Waterford, NY Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Mount Sinai Hospital New York, NY Mount Sinai is a health network involved in research, patient care, and education. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Novomer Rochester, NY Novomer develops and produces cost competitive, sustainable chemicals and polymers from plant-based and renewable feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Regeneron Tarrytown, NY Regeneron discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, ADC chemistry.
VanDeMark Chemical Lockport, NY VanDeMark Chemical is a specialty chemical manufacturer that specializes in phosgene and phosgene derivatives. Process chemistry.
YINCAE Advanced Materials Albany, NY YINCAE Advanced Materials is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, and electronic materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

North Carolina (NC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Durham, NC Aerie Pharmaceuticals is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies for glaucoma, retinal diseases, and other diseases of the eye. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Affinergy Morrisville, NC Affinergy utilizes proprietary peptide linkers that selectively immobilize proteins, cells, and therapeutics onto biomaterial surfaces. Peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, surface chemistry.
Asinex Winston Salem, NC Asinex supplies compound libraries, focused libraries, custom libraries, and building blocks for early drug discovery. Synthetic chemistry.
Avista Pharma Solutions Durham, NC CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
BASF Charlotte, NC Chemical company. Emulsion polymers, dispersions, and resins. Polymer chemistry.
Boragen Durham, NC Boragen develops boron-based small molecules for crop protection and animal health applications.
Cambrex High Point, NC Former PharmaCore site from 2016 acquisition by Cambrex. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Catalent Pharma Solutions Morrisville, NC Catalent RTP. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
DSK BioPharma Morrisville, NC DSK BioPharma is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
DuPont Research Triangle, NC DuPont Electronics and Communications (E&C). Application of polymers to electronic devices . Polymer chemistry.
DyStar Charlotte, NC DyStar is a leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer. Novel silicone chemistry. Coatings, adhesives, resins, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Charlotte, NC Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Exela Pharma Sciences Lenoir, NC Exela Pharma Sciences focuses on developing, manufacturing, and marketing generic and proprietary injectable and sterile ophthalmic products. Process chemistry.
Intarcia Therapeutics Raleigh, NC Intarcia focuses on merging medicine with technology to develop innovative therapies. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Kao Corporation High Point, NC Kao Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets personal hygiene, laundry, food, cosmetic, and specialty chemical products. Surfactants, oilfield chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
PharmAgra Brevard, NC PharmAgra is a CRO/CMO. Custom synthesis, process development, manufacturing. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Pisgah Labs Pisgah Forest, NC Pisgah Labs manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) on a contract basis. Process chemistry.
PPD Wilmington, NC PPD is a CRO that provides synthetic chemists that engage in contract research services on site at pharma/biotech companies. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ribometrix Durham, NC Ribometrix discovers small molecule drugs that target functional 3D RNA structures to treat human diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
RTI International Research Triangle, NC RTI is a nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Medicinal chemistry.
ScitoVation RTP, NC ScitoVation provides clients with the science, technical expertise, and technology to understand how chemical compounds affect human health. Synthetic chemistry.
Synthonix Wake Forest, NC Synthonix is a chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry.
Verdesian Durham, NC Verdesian is focused on helping farmers increase crop performance through nutrient use efficiency. Polymer chemistry.
Zymeron RTP, NC Zymeron develops 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 ZY Therapeutics is developing a drug delivery platform for cancer therapeutics using nanotechnology. Polysaccharides. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

North Dakota (ND)

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Ohio (OH)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AkzoNobel Strongsville, OH Business Unit: Metal Coatings. Polymer chemistry, resins, metal coatings.
AlphaMicron Kent, OH AlphaMicron is a global leader in liquid crystal based light management technologies. Dyes and liquid crystal products. Small molecule, monomeric, and chromophoric deliverables. Synthetic chemistry.
Ashland Dublin, OH Ashland Specialty Ingredients Adhesives. Polyurethane, polyacrylic adhesives or coatings. Laminating adhesives & coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Bridgestone Americas Akron, OH Bridgestone Americas is a large tire and rubber company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Capital Resin Corporation Columbus, OH Capital Resin is a leader in custom chemical contract and toll manufacturing. Synthetic resins, phenolics, acrylics, urethanes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Cooper Tire Findlay, OH Cooper Tire is a tire company. Polymer chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Akron, OH A global specialty chemical company. Rubber chemistry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Cincinnati, OH Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Energizer Holdings Westlake, OH Energizer Holdings is a manufacturer of batteries and flashlights. Application of organic materials to electrochemical systems. Synthetic chemistry.
ExonanoRNA Columbus, OH ExonanoRNA is engaged in the commercial production of high-quality RNA nanoparticles. Modified RNA oligos, RNA/DNA synthesis, phosporamidite synthesis, nucleic acid bioconjugation. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Gabriel Performance Products Ashtabula, OH Organometallics, sulfur chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
GFS Chemicals Columbus, OH GFS Chemicals is a manufacturer of fine & specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Goodyear Akron, OH Goodyear is a large tire company. Raw materials used in tire compounds. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Lubrizol Cleveland, OH Specialty chemicals company (lubricants, fuel additives, specialty chemicals, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Wickliffe, OH Headquarters. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Michelman Cincinnati, OH Michelman is a manufacturer of water-based advanced materials for coatings, printing & packaging, and industrial manufacturing applications. Acrylic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Cleveland, OH Combined company from EMD Millipore and Sigma Aldrich merger. Provider of lab materials, technologies, and services. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Miamisburg, OH Manufacture stable isotope products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Nitto Denko Avecia Cincinatti, OH Nitto Denko Avecia focuses on oligonucleotide development and production for customers. Oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Olon Ricerca Biosciences Concord, OH Olon Ricerca is a CRO/CMO. Process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Promerus Brecksville, OH Promerus provides 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.
Quanta Biodesign Columbus, OH Quanta Biodesign develops a full range of discrete polyethylene glycol PEGylation reagents. Process chemistry.
Sirrus Loveland, OH Sirrus is developing high performance coatings, adhesives, sealants, binders, and other polymer products. Monomers, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Thermalin Diabetes Cleveland, OH Thermalin Diabetes is developing new insulin analogs for the diabetes market. Protein conjugation methods, crosslinker extension chemistry. Bioconjugation chemistry.
UES, Inc Dayton, OH UES is a science and technology company. Organic functional materials research. Materials chemistry, synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Universal Technology Corporation (UTC) Dayton, OH UTC Specializes in research & technology innovation (defense & commercial customers). Hybrid polymer composites. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.

Oklahoma (OK)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Baker Hughes (GE) Sand Springs, OK Synthetic chemistry.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Bartlesville, OK Chevron Phillips Chemical is a large chemical company. Olefins, polyolefins, aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, polymer resins. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.

Oregon (OR)

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Cascade Custom Chemistry Eugene, OR Cascade Custom Chemistry is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Grace Albany, OR Grace is a high-performance specialty chemicals manufacturer. Process chemistry.
Lacamas Laboratories Portland, OR Lacamas is a manufacturer of high quality pharmaceutical intermediates and specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.
Marker Gene Technologies Eugene, OR Marker Gene Technologies provides innovative new products for the biotechnology and medical industries. Synthetic chemistry.
Seran BioScience Bend, OR Seran BioScience is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
TCI America Portland, OR TCI America is a CRO/CMO & chemical supplier. Process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Eugene, OR Small molecules, novel and known reagents and compounds, bioorganic chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

Pennsylvania (PA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Abzena Bristol, PA Abzena is a CRO/CMO. The Bristol location is from the acquisition of The Chemistry Research Solution (TCRS) in 2015. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Agile Pharma Labs Newton, PA Agile Pharma Labs delivers a wide range of solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Products Allentown, PA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Albemarle Tyrone, PA Custom manufacturing. API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) , RSM (Regulatory Starting Materials), or fine chemical process development.
Aleo BME State College, PA Aleo BME is a biomaterials & medical device company. Synthesize biomaterials, micro/nano particles, and devices. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.
Aris Pharmaceuticals Levittown, PA Aris Pharmaceuticals is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process 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.
Avery Dennison Mill Hall, PA Avery Dennison is a global materials science and manufacturing company. Adhesive chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (Lilly) Philadelphia, PA Avid Radiopharmaceuticals develops molecular imaging agents for detecting and monitoring human diseases. Avid is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly. Radiochemistry.
Axalta Philadelphia, PA Leading coatings company. Polymer chemistry.
Bimax Glen Rock, PA Bimax is a supplier of specialty monomers, surfactants, and other performance chemicals. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Biocoat Horsham, PA Biocoat develops biomaterial coatings for medical devices. Polymer chemistry.
BioSpectra Bangor, PA BioSpectra is a manufacturer of life science intermediates, excipients, and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chiral Technologies (Daicel) West Chester, PA Chiral Technologies is a global leader in enantioselective chromatography. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Covestro Pittsburgh, PA Covestro is a producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics. Double metal cyanide (DMC) catalysts, polyether Polyol (PET), polyurethanes. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Collegeville, PA Novel specialty (meth)acrylic monomers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
DuPont Towanda, PA Develop and manufacture dryfilm polymer products. Photochemistry, inorganic chemistry, surface chemistry & adhesion, rheology, dispersions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Allentown, PA Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. R&D site. Process chemistry.
Forkhead BioTherapeutics Bristol, PA Forkhead BioTherapeutics is focused on advancing transformational oral therapies (FOXO1 inhibitors) for insulin-dependent diabetes. Medicinal chemistry.
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center (FCCDC) Doylestown, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Gelest Morrisville, PA Gelest manufactures and provides silane, silicone, and metal-organic compounds serving advanced technology. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 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.
Green, Tweed & Co Kulpsville, PA Green, Tweed & Co is a leader in the development & manufacturing of high-performance materials and custom-engineered components. Fluorine containing high performance elastomers, polymers, and curatives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Spring House, PA Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Merck West Point, PA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Norquay Technology (MPD Chemicals) Chester, PA Norquay Technology was acquired by MPD Chemicals (Jan 2018). Norquay Technology specializes in the production of advanced materials including highly air and moisture sensitive organometallic, inorganic, and organic molecules. Process chemistry.
Novasep Boothwyn, PA Novasep is a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and purification technologies. Process chemistry.
Penn Color Hatfield, PA Penn Color is a colorant company that develops and manufactures color concentrates, masterbatches, and pigment dispersions. Polymers, dispersants, binders. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Phelix Therapeutics Philadelphia, PA Phelix develops therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Peptidomimetic drugs, chemical biology, peptide stapling, macrocyclization. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Pilot Chemical Pittsburgh, PA Pilot Chemical is a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical company. Surfactants, quaternary amine chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Polysciences Inc Warrington, PA Polysciences is a manufacturer of fine and specialty chemical materials. Monomers, polymers, microspheres, specialty chemicals, PEGylated small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Progenra Malvern, PA Progenra discovers new medicines through targeting the ubiquitin proteasome system. Medicinal chemistry.
Restek Bellefonte, PA Restek develops and manufactures chromatography columns and accessories. Silane chemistry, surface modification of polymer sorbents. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Synthex Organics Altoona, PA Synthex Organics is a rapidly growing leader in specialty water treatment, defoamer production, and water soluble polymers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Trevena King of Prussia, PA Trevena engages in the discovery and development of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
United Chemical Technologies (UCT) Bristol, PA UCT manufactures solid phase extraction sorbents, specialty chemicals, chromatographic media, and sample preparation products. Specialty organosilanes, silicones, and homogeneous catalysts. Process chemistry.
VenatoRx Malvern, PA VenatoRx engages in the discovery and development of new medicines to treat drug-resistant infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Wistar Institute Philadelphia, PA The Wistar Institute focuses on early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Medicinal chemistry.

Rhode Island (RI)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Lifespan Providence, RI Lifespan is a not-for-profit healthcare system. Nucleobase biomimetic compounds. Synthetic chemistry.
Purdue Pharma Coventry, RI Purdue Pharma is a pharmaceutical company focused on pain management. Synthetic chemistry.

South Carolina (SC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Archroma Martin, SC Archroma is a color and specialty chemicals company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Gabriel Performance Products Rock Hill, SC Gabriel Phenoxies. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Ingevity North Charleston, SC Ingevity manufactures specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies. Inks, adhesives, coatings. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Milliken & Co Spartanburg, SC Milliken & Co is a diversified manufacturer (specialty chemicals, floor covering, textiles, etc). Process chemistry.
NUBAD Greenville, SC NUBAD is a drug discovery company devoted to identifying therapeutic agents that target nucleic acids. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Ortec Inc Piedmont, SC Ortec is a leading polymer technology, medical material, and custom chemical synthesis company. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Parimer Scientific Easley, SC Parimer Scientific is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Florence, SC Patheon site from acquisition by Thermo Fisher (2017). Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
  Greenville, SC Patheon site from acquisition by Thermo Fisher (2017). Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
3V SIGMA USA Georgetown, SC 3V SIGMA USA is a global producer of specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
WeylChem Elgin, SC WeylChem is a provider of custom manufacturing and tolling services, as well as advanced intermediates and reagents. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

South Dakota (SD)

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Tennessee (TN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
BAE Systems Kingsport, TN BAE Systems is a defense, security, and aerospace company. Energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Buckman Memphis, TN Buckman is a specialty chemical company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Chattem Chemicals Chattanooga, TN Chattem Chemicals manufactures a broad variety of products in four primary markets (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Catalysts, Surfactants, and Performance Additives). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Kingsport, TN Polymers, polyesters, polyols, cellulose esters. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Oak Ridge, TN ORNL applies expertise in advanced materials, supercomputing, neutrons, and nuclear science to national priorities in energy, security, and scientific discovery. Multi-component polymeric materials and polymer electrolytes for battery applications. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
StemSynergy Therapeutics Franklin, TN StemSynergy develops novel therapeutics to effectively treat cancer by blocking the cancer stem cells. Medicinal chemistry.
St Jude Memphis, TN St Jude is a pediatric treatment and research hospital. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Teknor Apex Brownsville, TN Teknor Apex is a material science company (vinyl, nylon, thermoplastic elastomers, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Vanderbilt University is a large research university. Medicinal chemistry.

Texas (TX)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ampac Fine Chemicals La Porte, TX API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Houston, TX Headquarters. Drilling Technology Team. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, nanotechnology.
Ascend Performance Materials Alvin, TX Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Catalyst development. Process chemistry.
Baker Hughes (GE) Houston, TX GE company. Oil and gas industry. Polymer chemistry.
  Sugar Land, TX Polymer chemistry.
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Baylor College of Medicine is on the cutting-edge of medicine and medical research. Center for Drug Discovery. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Biogene Organics The Woodlands, TX Biogene Organics is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Bioo Scientific (PerkinElmer) Austin, TX Food & feed biotechnology company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Chemtos Round Rock, TX Chemtos is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Dixie Chemical Company Pasadena, TX Dixie Chemical Company is a specialty chemical manufacturing company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company 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.
Eastman Chemical Company Longview, TX Technology Process Innovation group. Process chemistry.
Ecolab Sugar Land, TX Ecolab provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies & services. Organic molecules, polymers, resins, surfactants. New materials for drilling. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Entegris Burnet, TX Precursors for CVD and ALD applications. Air-sensitive organometallic precursors. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Essilor of America Dallas, TX Essilor of America designs, manufactures, and markets lenses to correct or protect eyesight. Development of new transparent materials, photopolymerization. Polymer chemistry.
Exxon Mobil Baytown, TX Manufacture basic chemicals (ethylene, p-xylene), intermediates, and synthetics and a broad range of specialty and commodity polymers. Heterogeneous & homogeneous catalysis. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
General Electric (GE) Beaumont, TX General Electric (GE) is a large multinational conglomerate. Process chemistry.
Halliburton Houston, TX Halliburton is a provider of products and services to the energy industry (oil & gas). Corrosion inhibitors, fracturing fluids, acid fluids, scale control. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry .
Huntsman Houston, TX Huntsman is a manufacturer of chemical products for consumer and industrial markets. Polyurethane rigid foam applications. Epoxys, resins, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
ImmunoMet Therapeutics Houston, TX ImmunoMet Therapeutics is dedicated to developing innovative oncology products. Medicinal chemistry.
INSYS Therapeutics Round Rock, TX INSYS Therapeutics is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing cannabinoids and novel drug delivery systems. API Production. Process chemistry.
Luminex Austin, TX Develop, manufacture, and market biological testing technologies in the clinical diagnostic and life science industries. Dye and particle synthesis, microsphere dyeing. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
LyondellBasell Houston, TX LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals, and refining companies in the world. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Monument Chemical Houston, TX Process chemistry.
Nova Molecular Technologies Pasadena, TX Nova Molecular Technologies provides custom manufacturing services to companies who participate in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, industrial goods, and consumer products. Process chemistry.
Olin Corporation Freeport, TX Olin manufactures ammunition (Winchester) and chemical products (NaOH, bleach, vinyls, epoxy resins, etc). Polymer chemistry.
Peloton Therapeutics Dallas, TX Peloton Therapeutics develops first-in-class oral medicines targeting cancer and other serious conditions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Reata Pharmaceuticals Irving, TX Reata Pharmaceuticals develops small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SABIC Sugar Land, TX Carbon-based nanomaterials functionalization. Surfactants, colloidal particles, modifiers, compatibilizers. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Saimerak Pharma Dallas, TX Saimerak Pharma is a CRO/CMO and chemical provider. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Schlumberger Rosharon, TX Schlumberger is a leading provider of reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing technologies to the oil and gas industry. Synthesis of new energetic compounds (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Sinopec Tech Houston Katy, TX Sinopec Tech Houston is an Oil & Gas R&D center for Sinopec. Synthesis of valuable chemicals based on coal derived feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) San Antonio, TX The Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is a non-profit, applied R&D organization (engineering & physical sciences). Small molecules, medicinal polymers. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Austin, TX Process chemistry.
Wanhua Chemical The Woodlands, TX Wanhua Chemical manufactures and distributes polyurethane and other related products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

Utah (UT)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Frontier Scientific Logan, UT Frontier Scientific is a CRO & chemical supplier. Specialize in porphyrins, boronic acids, and dendrimers. Synthetic chemistry.
Navigen Salt Lake City, UT Navigen conducts peptide-based drug development by leveraging the unique properties of D-peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Promontory, UT Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds, and delivers space, defense, and aviation-related systems. Energetic materials (explosives), propellants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals Salt Lake City, UT Recursion Pharmaceuticals combines experimental biology, automation, and artificial intelligence for drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.

Vermont (VT)

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Virginia (VA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AdvanSix Colonial Heights, VA AdvanSix is a fully integrated manufacturer of nylon 6 resin, chemical intermediates, and ammonium sulfate fertilizer. Synthetic chemistry.
Afton Chemical Richmond, VA Afton Chemical develops new detergent/dispersant components for diesel performance additives. Synthetic chemistry.
Ceres Nanosciences Manassas, VA Ceres Nanosciences develops innovative sample preparation products and diagnostic tests based on its proprietary Nanotrap® particle platform. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Contraline Charlottesville, VA Contraline egages in research towards a long-lasting, non-hormonal, and reversible male contraceptive. Small molecules, polymers, hydrogels, amphiphilic molecules. Synthetic chemistry.
DuPont Richmond, VA Develop products based on porous nonwoven substrates such as Tyvek®. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Hopewell, VA Production site. Produce a variety of ingredients used for everyday personal care products (shampoos, lotions, etc). Surfactant chemistry, silicone chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
  Richmond, VA R&D site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Synthetic chemistry.
Green Biologics Ashland, VA Green Biologics is a renewable specialty chemicals company with a technology platform founded on advanced Clostridium microbial fermentation. Synthetic chemistry.
Inova Falls Church, VA Inova is a not-for-profit research institute. Medicinal chemistry.
INVISTA (Koch) Waynesboro, VA INVISTA transforms daily life through innovations in the nylon, spandex, polyester, and specialty materials industries. Fiber or textile applications. Polyurethane polymers, fiber-forming elastomeric materials. Polymer chemistry.
Landos Biopharma Blacksburg, VA Landos Biopharma develops safer, more effective oral, first-in-class therapeutics for autoimmune diseases. Medicinal chemistry.

Washington (WA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Acucela Seattle, WA Acucela is focused on developing a diverse portfolio of drugs and devices to preserve and restore vision. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Arzeda Seattle, WA Arzeda is a synthetic biology company that creates novel proteins, enzymes, and specialty chemical products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Cepheid (Danaher) Bothell, WA Cepheid was acquired by Danaher (Nov 2016). Cepheid manufactures proprietary dyes, quenchers, solid supports, and intermediates. Process chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Kalama, WA Fragrances, plasticizers, and intermediates. Synthetic chemistry.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center conducts biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Gilead Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry.
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Seattle, WA IDRI focuses on the 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.
Moses Lake Industries Moses Lake, WA Moses Lake Industries is a leading supplier of high performance, high purity chemicals to all segments of the semiconductor and flat panel industries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Omeros Seattle, WA Omeros is a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing both small molecule and protein therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Seattle Genetics Bothell, WA Seattle Genetics is an industry leader in developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for treating cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Silverback Therapeutics Seattle, WA Silverback Therapeutics is focused on cancer immunotherapy. Medicinal chemistry.
Stratos Genomics Seattle, WA Stratos Genomics is developing the next generation of DNA sequencing technology. DNA/RNA oligo-synthesis, nucleic acid chemistry. Oligonucleotide chemistry.

West Virginia (WV)

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DuPont Belle, WV Manufacturing plant for Methyl Amines, DMF/DMAC, DME/DMS, Glycolic Acid, Vazo®, Hexazinone, etc. Process chemistry.
Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) Charleston, WV MATRIC is a contract R&D firm with proven expertise in chemical process technologies, R&D, and scale up services for the chemical industry. Process chemistry.
Momentive Performance Materials Friendly, WV Momentive Performance Materials is a global leader in silicones, quartz, and advanced materials. Rigid polyurethane foam technology & additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Rocket Center, WV Propellant, explosive, and adhesive bondliner formulations for rocket motor and warhead programs. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Wisconsin (WI)

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Alcami Germantown, WI Alcami is a CMO. API development & manufacturing. Process chemistry.
AMRI Grafton, WI Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals location from acquisition by AMRI in April 2014. API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Apiscent Labs Milwaukee, WI Apiscent Labs is a CRO/CMO serving the pharmaceutical and flavor & fragrance industries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Madison, WI Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals develops RNAi-based therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, bioconjugation.
Bell Laboratories Madison, WI Bell Laboratories is a manufacturer of rodent control products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Bostik (Arkema) Wauwatosa, WI Bostik (Arkema) is an adhesives company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Georgia-Pacific (Koch) Neenah, WI Small and macromolecules. Chemicals for use in tissue-based consumer products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Hutchinson Technology Eau Claire, WI Specialize in high-volume manufacturing of precision electromechanical components and assemblies. Photo sensitive polyimide formulations. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Luminex Madison, WI Manufacture oligonucleotides. Chemical cleavage, deprotection, and downstream processing of oligonucleotides, Post synthetic coupling of dye reagents. Oligonucleotides, phosphoramidites, and triphosphates. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Madison, WI Primary center of excellence for high-potency API (HPAPI) development and manufacturing. Process chemistry.
  Milwaukee, WI Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Verona, WI Large scale manufacturing facility. Process chemistry.

Wyoming (WY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cody Laboratories (Lannett) Cody, WY Cody Laboratories was purchased by Lannett (2007). Cody Laboratories specialize in the development and manufacture of controlled substance APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.