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Latest News

Dr. Eric Scerri
Feb 21, 2017
UCLA chemistry lecturer & philosopher of science Eric Scerri writes about the nature of science for the Los Angeles Times.
Prof. Christopher Foote
Feb 17, 2017
Graduate students Marco Messina (Maynard Group), Lucas Morrill (Garg Group), and Adam Simon (Houk Group) have been named the 2017 Senior Foote Fellows.
Professor Neil Garg
Feb 15, 2017

An article by Professor Neil Garg and former graduate student Dr Tejas Shah appeared in the “In the Classroom” section of the newest Nature journal.

Professor Catherine J. Murphy
Feb 14, 2017
Professor Catherine Murphy (University of Illinois) gave the first Inorganic Nano-Materials Seminar on Friday, February 10th.
 
Paul Chong
Feb 13, 2017
Chemistry undergraduate researcher Paul Chong (Spokoyny group) has been named a Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar. 
 
Professor Heather Maynard
Feb 9, 2017

Professor Heather Maynard awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing her to visit New Zealand to provide her expertise in biohybrid polymeric materials.

Elaine Qian
Feb 9, 2017
Graduate student Elaine Qian (Spokoyny lab) is one of ten female students nationally to receive the ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Travel Award.
Prof. James L. Skinner
Feb 7, 2017
Renowned theoretical chemist Professor James Skinner (University of Chicago) gave the 2017 Daniel Kivelson Lecture on February 6th. 
 
Prof. Heather Maynard
Jan 30, 2017
Professor Heather Maynard has been elected a 2017 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Prof. Kimberly Prather
Jan 27, 2017
Professor Kimberly Prather (UC San Diego/Scripps) gave the Winter 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture on Monday, January 23rd.

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University of California, Santa Barbara
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2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco
Moscone Conference Center - San Francisco - Room TBA
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University of Louisville
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
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CS24 Young Hall
University of California, San Francisco
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UCLA Campus - Young Hall and Molecular Sciences Building
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Boston College
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
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