Jan 30, 2015

Photos from the inaugural Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture are now available for viewing.

Jan 29, 2015

Professor Bill Gelbart was recently interviewed by UCLA Health to discuss the "Five intriguing facts about viruses that cause measles, Ebola and other scourges."

Jan 23, 2015

Professor Craig Merlic was recently appointed as the Executive Director of the UC Center for Laboratory Safety.

Jan 23, 2015

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Dan McNamara (Yeates Lab) was named as one of the Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.

Jan 16, 2015

The UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) were selected for the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Commendable Student Chapter Award.

Jan 9, 2015

Professor Timothy Deming has been appointed as an Associate Editor for the ACS Journal, Biomacromolecules.

Jan 7, 2015

Professor Al Courey has been appointed as the first Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences.

Dec 23, 2014

For the second consecutive year, UCLA ranked No. 5 in Kiplinger Personal Finance’s list of “Best Values in Public Colleges.”

Dec 23, 2014
Professor Anne Andrews and colleagues have published that early exposure to antidepressants affects adult anxiety and serotonin transmission.
About 15 percent of women in the United States suffer from anxiety disorders and depression during t
Dec 22, 2014

Professors Sabeeha Merchant, Joseph Loo, and colleagues have found that some cells build intracellular compartments that allow the cell to store metals and maintain equilibrium.

Dec 19, 2014

Graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur and his act as the "Dancing Scientist" was recently profiled by ASBMB Today.

Dec 17, 2014

Professor David Eisenberg has been awarded the first Switzer Prize for Biomedical Discovery.

Dec 16, 2014
Professor Michael Jung has been elected as a 2014 NAI Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
The NAI Fellows Program has 414 Fellows worldwide representing more than 150 prestigious universities and governmental and non-profit research
Dec 12, 2014

The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) recently debuted its first college community demo training program at UCLA.

Dec 12, 2014

Professor Paul Weiss and James Hohman have devised a facile route to synthesize designer gallium-based alloy microscale and nanoscale materials with precise elemental ratios and excellent uniformity.

Dec 12, 2014

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus, Professor Curt Breneman (B.S. 1980), was recently named as the Dean of the School of Science at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Dec 5, 2014
The list of winners and photos from the 2014 Departmental Awards Ceremony are now available for viewing online.
On Friday, November 21, we held our annual Departmental Awards Ceremony.
Dec 5, 2014

Professor Thomas Mason's LithoPartical Dispersions: Colloidal Alphabet Soup is currently being featured at the Boston Society of Architects' StereoType art exhibition.

Dec 5, 2014

Professor Rachelle Crosbie-Watson (Ph.D. 1994, Reisler Group) received the 2014 Lotus Award from Coalition Duchenne for her outstanding contributions to Duchenne muscular dystrophy education, research, and awareness.

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).