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Latest News

Prof. Jack D. Roberts
May 27, 2016
Professor John Roberts was honored at the May 19th event for his many contributions to chemistry, and the establishment of the new Roberts Chair was announced.
Prof. Jorge Torres
May 26, 2016
Professor Jorge Torres was presented with the 2016 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn T Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 21st.
Prof. Sharon Glotzer
May 26, 2016
Professor Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan) gave the 2nd annual Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture on May 23rd.
 
Rafal Dziedzic
May 23, 2016

Graduate student Rafal Dziedzic (Alexander Spokoyny lab) has been selected for a National Defense Science & Engineering (NDSEG) graduate fellowship. 

Faculty and Staff with Prof. Miguel Garcia-Garibay
May 20, 2016
Faculty and staff joined together on May 17th for a surprise celebration to honor Chemistry & Biochemistry department Chair Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay.
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May 13, 2016
UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate students, postdocs and alumni contributed to the success of the ASBMB annual meeting held in San Diego this April. 
Prof. Carla Koehler
May 11, 2016
Professor Carla Koehler is part of team whose research could help scientists understand how these genetic disorders occur & lead to new treatments.
Prof. Neil Garg
May 9, 2016
Professor Neil Garg wins the 2016 Merck Award for his breakthroughs in synthetic methodology & exceptional achievements in natural product synthesis. 
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May 6, 2016
According to the 2016 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, UCLA is ranked #2 among all public universities in the United States.
 
Prof. Robert L. Scott
May 5, 2016
We are sad to report that Emeritus Professor Robert L. Scott passed away on May 1, 2016 at age 94.

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