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Latest News

Biochemistry students pose for a group photo on the sand at Santa Monica beach
May 19, 2017
The Saturday afternoon event on May 13th was organized by the UCLA Graduate Biochemistry Student Association
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
May 18, 2017
Professor Alexander Spokoyny was presented with the 2017 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 6th.
Rico Lomarda
May 17, 2017
An interview with third-year biochemistry undergraduate student Rico Lomarda about his music was recently featured in the student-run daily newspaper.
Dr. Sep Sarshar
May 12, 2017
Alumnus Sep Sarshar ’89 has been selected for the 2016 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
 
May 12, 2017
At the end of April, the Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) held its Annual Retreat in Ventura. 
 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 12, 2017
Research by Professor Xiangfeng Duan and members of his group was published in the journal Science this week.
 
Professor Patrick Harran
May 12, 2017
Professor Patrick Harran was awarded the 31st Yoshida Lectureship from the International Organic Chemistry Foundation (IOCF) in Japan. 
Dr. Eric Scerri
May 11, 2017
Author and UCLA chemistry lecturer Eric Scerri discussed his new book in an interview on Book Circle Online (BCO).
 
Professor Richard Kaner
May 11, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner & postdoc Maher El-Kady are part of the team to design a supercapacitor that could make safer & more durable devices. 
Professor Neil Garg
May 9, 2017
Professor Neil Garg has been named the 2017 winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Teaching Award.
 

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Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
Five graduating organic chemistry Ph.D.s!
UCLA
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
12:00pm to 6:30pm
California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Lobby & Auditorium, Covel Commons Grand Horizon Ballroom
UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
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Professor of Biochemistry, Director of the Institute for Protein Design
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
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