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Latest News

Prof. Craig Merlic
Jul 25, 2016
Head of the University of California Center for Laboratory Safety (UCCLS), Craig Merlic, led the investigation of a lab explosion at the University of Hawai’i. 
Prof. Yves Rubin
Jul 22, 2016
The significant invention by Yves Rubin & coworkers was recently reported in the first issue of Chem, a new journal published by Cell Press.
Prof. Margot Quinlan
Jul 22, 2016
The second in our Faculty Spotlight series of newly tenured faculty (Bouchard, Quinlan & Torres), this week's feature focuses on Professor Margot Quinlan.
Students using machines at MIC
Jul 21, 2016
In the coming weeks we will be posting a series of articles about the many changes happening at the UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center (MIC).
Lecture Hall CS76
Jul 21, 2016
After decades of heavy use, UCLA’s Court of Sciences lecture halls, otherwise known as CS76, CS50 and CS24, are now undergoing major renovations.
Prof. James Liao
Jul 19, 2016
Professor James Liao has been appointed the 11th president of Academia Sinica, Taiwan's collection of national laboratories. 
 
Prof. Richard Kaner
Jul 19, 2016
Professor Richard Kaner is one of 57 distinguished members of the American Chemical Society (ACS) who have been named as 2016 ACS Fellows.
Prof. Louis Brouchard
Jul 15, 2016
To honor our three newly tenured faculty we will feature a profile of our new associate professors each week, starting with Professor Louis Bouchard.
Chair Prof. Cathy Clarke toasts newly tenured faculty
Jul 15, 2016
Members of the department gathered to celebrate the recent promotion and tenure of Professors Louis Bouchard, Margot Quinlan and Jorge Torres.
Carly Ferguson (former CMB trainee)
Jul 14, 2016
NIH has renewed the innovative CMB Training Program that supports PhD students in the biomedical sciences including those in the BMSB and Chemistry programs.

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