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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Professor Craig Merlic
May 30, 2017
The department congratulates Professor Craig Merlic on his promotion to the rank of full professor.
Professor Anne Andrews
May 30, 2017
Professor Andrews presented her “TED-type talk” on chemical signaling in the brain to the ACS Board of Directors and national meeting attendees.
Student presenting poster
May 26, 2017
Several chemistry and biochemistry undergraduate researchers presented posters at the event - three were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize.
Group photo of visiting students
May 26, 2017
The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) hosted students from El Camino College, Los Angeles City College, and Pasadena City College.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
May 25, 2017
Professor Jose Rodriguez has been selected as a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
Professor Sabeeha Merchant
May 24, 2017
Professor Sabeeha Merchant and researcher Sean Gallaher are part of the team whose research could lead to advances in biofuels and medicine.
Biochemistry students pose for a group photo on the sand at Santa Monica beach
May 19, 2017
The Saturday afternoon event on May 13th was organized by the UCLA Graduate Biochemistry Student Association
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
May 18, 2017
Professor Alexander Spokoyny was presented with the 2017 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 6th.
Rico Lomarda
May 17, 2017
An interview with third-year biochemistry undergraduate student Rico Lomarda about his music was recently featured in the student-run daily newspaper.
Dr. Sep Sarshar
May 12, 2017
Alumnus Sep Sarshar ’89 has been selected for the 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
May 12, 2017
At the end of April, the Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) held its Annual Retreat in Ventura. 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 12, 2017
Research by Professor Xiangfeng Duan and members of his group was published in the journal Science this week.
Professor Patrick Harran
May 12, 2017
Professor Patrick Harran was awarded the 31st Yoshida Lectureship from the International Organic Chemistry Foundation (IOCF) in Japan. 
Dr. Eric Scerri
May 11, 2017
Author and UCLA chemistry lecturer Eric Scerri discussed his new book in an interview on Book Circle Online (BCO).
Professor Richard Kaner
May 11, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner & postdoc Maher El-Kady are part of the team to design a supercapacitor that could make safer & more durable devices.