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Latest News

Old laboratorie
Dec 9, 2016

Constructed nearly 25 years ago, the lower division organic laboratories, used for Chem 30BL & Chem 30CL classes, were in desperate need of renovation. 

Prof. Michael Jung with Seaborg Medal
Dec 2, 2016
Photos from the 2016 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner honoring Professor Michael Jung are now available for viewing.
 
Visiting students
Dec 2, 2016
On Friday, November 18, 2016, the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry held its third annual Outreach and Diversity Day.
Jean Trueblood
Dec 2, 2016
We are sad to report that Jean “Jeanie” Turner Trueblood passed away peacefully on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the age of 97. 
 
Prof. Cornelius Steelink
Nov 23, 2016
Alumnus Cornelius “Corny” Steelink, PhD’56 (Geissman), emeritus professor of chemistry at the University of Arizona (UA), died on November 12, 2016.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Nov 18, 2016
Altering the form of platinum nanoscale wires could reduce the amount of precious metal used in fuel cells leading to lower the costs.
 
Professor Patrick Harran
Nov 18, 2016
A synthetic version of a rare natural toxin appears to hold promise for treating cancer while minimizing the harmful side effects of chemotherapy drugs.
John Roberts
Oct 31, 2016
John (Jack) Roberts (BA ’41, PhD ’44, Seaborg medalist ‘91) died on October 29, 2016, of complications following a stroke.
 
Prof. Neil Garg
Oct 21, 2016
The innovative organic online tutorials are now being used by students and teachers around the world.
 
Jesus Moreno
Oct 20, 2016
5th year graduate student Jesus Moreno was introduced to the industrial research career options for minority science students at the four-day event.

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David B. Arnold Jr. Professor of Science
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
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Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Harvard University
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Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
Georgia Institute of Technology
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2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco
Moscone Conference Center - San Francisco - Room TBA
1:30pm
Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
University of Louisville
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
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University of California, San Francisco
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Cram Conference Room – 3440 Molecular Sciences Bldg
Boston College