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Latest News

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Mar 17, 2017
Four chemistry & biochemistry graduate students have received highly competitive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards.
Moorpark College students and OCDS members
Mar 16, 2017

On March 4th, the Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) hosted students from Moorpark College for lab tours and a graduate student panel.

Mar 16, 2017
UCLA ranked 9th in the subject of chemistry in the recently released QS World University Rankings. 
 
Professor Thomas Poon
Mar 10, 2017
Alumnus Professor Thomas Poon (PhD ’95 Foote group) has been named Loyola Marymount University’s next executive vice president and provost.
 
Professor Richard Kaner
Mar 9, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner and postdoc Dr Maher El-Kady are featured in a recent episode of PBS’s science show “NOVA”.
 
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Mar 9, 2017
UC Santa Barbara chemistry and biochemistry lecturer Dr Kalju Kahn gave the Winter Quarter Instructional Division seminar on March 7, 2017.
Robert E. Spenger
Mar 8, 2017
Alumnus California State University, Fullerton, Professor Emeritus Robert Spenger (PhD ’61) died on January 20, 2017, at the age of 93.
Prof. Cecilia Zurita-Lopez
Mar 2, 2017
Alumna CSULA biochemistry professor Cecilia Zurita-Lopez (PhD ’11 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, S Clarke lab) named 2017 Emerging Scholar. 
Prof. Kendall Houk
Mar 1, 2017
Professor Ken Houk and postdoc Yun-Fang Yang are part of team to develop method for potentially removing nearly all sulfur compounds from gas and diesel fuel.
Prof. Daniel Nocera
Feb 24, 2017
Professor Daniel Nocera (Harvard) was honored at the February 22, 2017 event.
 

Events

5:00pm to 7:00pm
2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco
Moscone Conference Center - San Francisco - Room 135
1:30pm
Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
University of Louisville
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
5:00pm
CS24 Young Hall
University of California, San Francisco
8:30am to 4:00pm
UCLA Campus - Young Hall and Molecular Sciences Building
4:00pm
2033 Young Hall
Michigan State University
5:00pm
CS24 Young Hall
Boston College
4:00pm
Court of Sciences (Between Young Hall and Boelter Hall.)
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Nobel Laureate, Distinquished Professor, Director of the BioFrontiers Institute/HHMI Investigator
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
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