UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumnus, Prof. Jiaxing Huang (Ph.D., 2004; Adviser: Ric Kaner), has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow.
Professor Richard Kaner's presentation at the 115th UCLA Faculty Research Lecture (held on February 5, 2014) is now available for viewing.
Professor Thomas Mason led the development of a novel method of making multicomponent nanoemulsions to create a deformable liquid delivery vehicle for multiple drugs or other insoluble molecules.
Photos from the Christopher S. Foote Term Chair and The Linda and Fred Wudl Term Chair installation ceremony are available for viewing.
Liz Noey (Graduate Student, Houk Group) has won the 2014 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championship.
In a field of 14,000+ applicants, four Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students were awarded and five received honorable mention for the 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Rees Garmann (Graduate student in the Gelbart/Knobler Group) has been selected for the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
Select photos from the 2014 Norma Stoddart Prize Lecture, presented by Dr. Jessica R. Kramer are now available for viewing.
Megan Cory, a third-year biochemistry student, launched UCLA's first Diabetes Day, inspired by her own experiences with the disease.
Water Planet Engineering, co-founded by Prof. Ric Kaner, has entered into a joint development agreement with 3M to explore commercial production of a new polymer material with widespread industrial application.
Select photos from the 2014 Daniel Kivelson Lecture are now available for viewing.
Dr. Eric Scerri's A Tale of 7 Elements, received an Honorable Mention in the General Non-Fiction category at the 2014 Los Angeles Book Festival Awards.
U.S. News rankings show UCLA's graduate programs are among best in the country.
Michael Veshkini was presented with the Book Award for Excellence in Chemistry for Chemistry 14A and 14B courses taught by Dr. Laurence Lavelle.
Dr. Eric Scerri recently performed with Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters (American blues band) for a special event titled, "Elements of the Blues," held in Salisbury, Massachusetts.
Select photos from the 2014 Christopher S. Foote Lecture are now available for viewing.
Professors Xiangfeng Duan, Ric Kaner, and Jeff Zink were part of a team of researchers who have developed a material that could help prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices.
Professor Yi Tang has been awarded the 2014 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry by the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry.
Times Higher Education of London has ranked UCLA 10th in their World Reputation Rankings 2014.
Dr. Laurence Lavelle, Dr. Eric Scerri, and Dr. Heather Tienson are the recipients of the UCLA Unit 18 professional development awards for 2013-2014.
Professor Michael Jung was part of a diverse team of scientists that developed an experimental treatment which eradicates an acute type of leukemia in mice without any detectable toxic side effects.
The UCLA Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching has selected Professor Neil Garg as one of six campus-wide recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award.
The Los Angeles Times featured a profile of Professor James Gimzewski, highlighting his research on developing robotic systems that mimic the structure and function of the human brain.
Professor Jeffrey Zink and colleagues have developed an innovated technique using light to carry chemotherapy safely to cancer cells.