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Latest News

Sep Sarshar
Jul 19, 2017
Video and select photos from the 2017 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony are now available for viewing.
 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Jul 19, 2017
Professor Xiangfeng Duan has been selected by the International Society of Electrochemistry as the winner of the Zhaowu Tian Prize for Energy Electrochemistry.
Professor Ken Houk
Jul 19, 2017
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 07 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on July 18, 2017.
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Jul 13, 2017
Professors Richard Kaner and Sarah Tolbert are the recipients of the rare and coveted 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Creativity Award.
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Jul 12, 2017
Thirty-eight members of the 2017 Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate cohort will be participating in research rotations this summer.
 
Professor Verne N. Schumaker
Jul 10, 2017
We are sad to report that Emeritus Professor Verne Norman Schumaker passed away on July 6, 2017 at age 87.
Dr. Xiaoyu Xia
Jul 10, 2017
The first seminar of the 2017 Biochemistry Summer Seminar Series, organized by the Biochemistry Graduate Student Association (gBSA), was held on July 7, 2017.
 
Dr. Brian McVerry
Jul 7, 2017

Brian McVerry (PhD '16 Kaner group) is featured in recent Los Angeles Times article about UCLA's contribution to the creation of many businesses. 

Professor Paul Weiss
Jul 6, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) as an international fellow.
 
Professor Jeffrey Zink
Jun 29, 2017
Professor Jeffrey Zink and alumnus Monty Liong (BS '04, PhD '09) are co-authors on paper featured in the first of ACS Nano’s Anniversary Virtual Issues

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University of Michigan
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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
Nobel Laureate, Distinquished Professor, Director of the BioFrontiers Institute/HHMI Investigator
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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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