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Latest News

Nov 25, 2014

Professor Sri Kosuri's work with alternative rock band OK Go to help release their newest album, encoded into DNA, has been highlighted by the New Yorker and Popular Science.

Nov 25, 2014

Megan Cory, an undergraduate student in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry was featured by KPCC in a radio clip discussing her campaign to fight diabetes.

Nov 25, 2014

Professors Ken Houk, Yi Tang, and colleagues have won HPCwire's 2014 Reader's Choice Award for the "Best Use of HPC (High-performance computing) Application in Life Sciences".

Nov 21, 2014

New nanoscale protein container developed by Professor Todd Yeates and colleagues could lead to synthetic vaccines and offer a way to deliver medicine inside of human cells.

Nov 21, 2014

The new process developed by Professor James Liao and colleagues could reduce carbon dioxide emissions and lower production costs.

Nov 14, 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Graduate Student Affairs Office held its first annual Outreach and Diversity Day, co-sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Nov 14, 2014

Professor Todd Yeates and colleagues have designed a hollow cube out of naturally occurring proteins, something that was previously only possible with DNA.

Nov 7, 2014

Professor Paul Weiss was featured on the cover story of Japan's Advanced Institute for Materials Research Magazine and discussed the potential in fusing mathematics and materials science.

Oct 31, 2014

UCLA is the number 5 university in the subject of chemistry and number 8 overall in the inaugural U.S. News and World Report Rankings - Best Global Universities.

Oct 31, 2014

Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students represented UCLA at STEAM Nation 2014, one of the largest events in LA County celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education (STEAM).

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