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Latest News

Professor Benjamin Schwartz
Jun 22, 2017
Professor Benjamin Schwartz gave the prestigious Musher Memorial Lecture at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on June 5.
 
Carter Lantz with his ASMS certificate
Jun 19, 2017
Carter Lantz, an incoming first-year Biochemistry graduate student, recently received a Best Undergraduate Poster Award at the 2017 ASMS Conference.
Professor Michael Jung
Jun 15, 2017
Their gift will help to establish the Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery.
 
Dissertation Year Fellowship graphic
Jun 15, 2017
Thirteen chemistry & biochemistry graduate students receive the 2017-2018 UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship.
 
student pointing at poster
Jun 15, 2017
On June 9, students from Professor Craig Merlic's Honors Seminar for Chemistry 89 held a poster session focused on new medicines.
 
Dr. Yu Chen
Jun 9, 2017
We welcome MIC’s new mass spectrometry scientist Yu Chen to UCLA.
2017-2020 Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholars
Jun 8, 2017
We welcome our new 2017-2020 Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholars, who will join the department in July 2017.
 
Professor Paul Weiss
Jun 5, 2017

Professor Paul S Weiss awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing him to visit the Czech Republic to provide his expertise in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Professor Paul Weiss accepting Tolman Award
Jun 2, 2017
Professor Paul S Weiss was awarded the American Chemical Society Southern California Section's highest honor, the Tolman Medal, on May 24, 2017.
Professor David Eisenberg
Jun 2, 2017
Professor David Eisenberg discussed his protein structure research in a recent interview with science journalist Robyn Williams on the popular radio program.
 

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