Prof. Craig Merlic
Jul 25, 2016
Head of the University of California Center for Laboratory Safety (UCCLS), Craig Merlic, led the investigation of a lab explosion at the University of Hawai’i. 
 
Prof. Yves Rubin
Jul 22, 2016
The significant invention by Yves Rubin & coworkers was recently reported in the first issue of Chem, a new journal published by Cell Press.
 
Prof. Margot Quinlan
Jul 22, 2016
The second in our Faculty Spotlight series of newly tenured faculty (Bouchard, Quinlan & Torres), this week's feature focuses on Professor Margot Quinlan.
 
Students using machines at MIC
Jul 21, 2016
In the coming weeks we will be posting a series of articles about the many changes happening at the UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center (MIC).
 
Lecture Hall CS76
Jul 21, 2016
After decades of heavy use, UCLA’s Court of Sciences lecture halls, otherwise known as CS76, CS50 and CS24, are now undergoing major renovations.
 
Prof. James Liao
Jul 19, 2016
Professor James Liao has been appointed the 11th president of Academia Sinica, Taiwan's collection of national laboratories. 
 
Prof. Richard Kaner
Jul 19, 2016
Professor Richard Kaner is one of 57 distinguished members of the American Chemical Society (ACS) who have been named as 2016 ACS Fellows.
Prof. Louis Brouchard
Jul 15, 2016
To honor our three newly tenured faculty we will feature a profile of our new associate professors each week, starting with Professor Louis Bouchard.
Chair Prof. Cathy Clarke toasts newly tenured faculty
Jul 15, 2016
Members of the department gathered to celebrate the recent promotion and tenure of Professors Louis Bouchard, Margot Quinlan and Jorge Torres.
 
Carly Ferguson (former CMB trainee)
Jul 14, 2016
NIH has renewed the innovative CMB Training Program that supports PhD students in the biomedical sciences including those in the BMSB and Chemistry programs.
 
Atkinson and West
Jul 13, 2016
The first of the Daniel Atkinson & Charles West Prizes in Metabolic Biochemistry were presented to four biochemistry students at commencement ceremonies in June.
Min Woo Kim
Jul 12, 2016
Min Woo (Mitchell) Kim (’16) (Courey group) received the awards for his service to the community and his undergraduate research work.
 
Dr. Richard Buller
Jul 11, 2016
Video and select photos from the 2016 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony are now available for viewing.
 
William Gelbart
Jul 8, 2016
The American Chemical Society (ACS) paid tribute to the accomplishments of Professor William Gelbart in a special issue of The Journal of Physical Chemistry.
 
Piriya Wongkongkathep
Jul 8, 2016
Former biochemistry graduate student Piriya “Pete” Wongkongkathep received a Best Student Paper award from the International Journal of Mass Spectrometry (IJMS).
 
research image
Jul 7, 2016
Graduate student Marco Messina (advised by Maynard & Spokoyny) & postdoc Jon Axtell (Spokoyny group) led the team whose research was featured.
 
Emma Baker
Jul 7, 2016
Graduate student Emma Baker (Garg group) is one of eight women selected to receive the ACS Women Chemists Committee’s inaugural Merck Research Award.
 
Paul Weiss
Jun 24, 2016

Weiss has been awarded a research grant by the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative to support innovative interdisciplinary projects related to art and science, engineering and medicine frontier collaborations.

Amylynn Chen
Jun 17, 2016
Amylynn Chen (’16) (Kaner group) received the Chancellor’s Service Award for her service work & the Dean's Prize for her undergraduate research work.
 
Prof. Sabeeha Merchant
Jun 16, 2016
Professor Sabeeha Merchant has been elected a member of the Leopoldina for her scientific achievements and personal standing. 
 
Prof. Neil Garg
Jun 15, 2016
Professor Neil Garg received the award which recognizes outstanding achievements in catalysis sciences.
 
Prof. Richard Kanner
Jun 14, 2016
Professor Richard Kaner participated in UCLA’s Office of Intellectual Property’s recent 3rd Annual “Pathways to Commercialization” event.
 
Prof. Alexander Spokoyny
Jun 14, 2016
Professor Alexander Spokoyny has been awarded an American Chemistry Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) grant.
 
Prof. Cathy Clarke
Jun 10, 2016
Professor Catherine F Clarke has been named the next chair of the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry effective July 1, 2016.
 
Winn Huynh
Jun 10, 2016
The 4th year chemistry undergraduate received the award for his work providing advice to incoming students through Facebook groups.

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