Prof. Paul Weiss' presentation at TEDxOrangeCoast is now available for viewing online.
The 2013 Seaborg Symposium video recordings are now available for viewing online.
Arlene Russell and Ken Houk have written a biographical memoir of Orville Chapman, eminent UCLA professor who passed away in 2004. The memoir has been published online by the National Academy of Sciences.
The list of winners and photos from the 2013 Departmental Awards Ceremony are now available for viewing online.
A Tale of Seven Elements by Dr. Eric Scerri has been selected by NewScientist in their list of the best science books of 2013.
Research by the Zink Group (Tania Guardado-Alvarez, Melissa Russell, and Prof. Jeff Zink) and Schwartz Group (Dr. Lekshmi Sudah Devi and Prof. Ben. Schwartz) was spotlighted by the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).
SMACS represented UCLA at STEAM Nation 2013, one of the largest events in LA County celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education (STEAM).
America Public Media's "Marketplace Tech" recently interviewed Professor Richard Kaner in a feature story about supercapacitors.
The new Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association (CBGSA) will be hosting a demonstration booth at this year's Exploring Your Universe (EYU) event here at UCLA this Sunday, Nov. 17th, 12-5pm!
UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Kathy Nguyen (Maynard Group) has been selected for the 2014 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium.
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova has been appointed to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry.
Photos from the 2013 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner (honoring Prof. Ken Houk) are now available online for viewing.
Research by Prof. Louis Bouchard and colleagues (published in the October 24, 2013 issue of Nature) was highlighted in the issue's editorial article, titled, "Magnetic Map."
Dr. Eric Scerri was interviewed on the The Business of Wisdom with Dr. Alvin, "where world leaders and thinkers come to chat", heard on CBS Radio Washington and online.
San Jose Mercury News has profiled the Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator and UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus, Jason Tarver (M.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology).
Research by Professor Louis Bouchard and colleagues has gained tremendous coverage from a vast array of outlets, including the National Science Foundation, RSC Chemistry World, and ScienceDaily.
Speakers: 2013 Seaborg Medalist, Ken Houk (UCLA); 2005 Nobel Laureate, Robert Grubbs (CalTech); Carolyn Bertozzi (UC Berkeley/HHMI/LBNL); Paul Wender (Stanford); David Baker (U. of Washington/HHMI); William Jorgensen (Yale).
Professor Neil Garg's undergraduate organic chemistry class was listed as one of the reason why UCLA Life (UCLA undergraduate student blog) loves the Quarter System.
In a new study, Professor Raphael Levine and his colleagues' analyzed the gene-expression profiles of more than 2,000 patients and were able to identify cancer-specific gene signatures for breast, lung, prostate and ovarian cancers.
Professor Randy Schekman, UCLA alumnus with ties to UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his role in figuring out how proteins are secreted and transported in human cells.
Registration for the 2013 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner is now available.
The Times Higher Education (UK) World University Rankings 2013-2014 (powered by Thompson Reuters) has ranked UCLA Physical Sciences number 9 and UCLA number 12 in the world.
MIT Technology Review, Chemistry World, and UCLA reported this week on research led by Prof. James Liao, that resulted in a highly efficient method for breaking down glucose for use in biofuels.