Professor Neil Garg
May 9, 2017
Professor Neil Garg has been named the 2017 winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Teaching Award.
 
Matthew Fontana
May 5, 2017
Matthew Fontana (Schwartz group) has been selected for the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
 
Student with poster
May 4, 2017
On Saturday, April 29, the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted the annual ACS Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference. 
 
Professor Andrea Liu (Penn State)
May 4, 2017
Andrea Liu is the fifth female faculty member associated with the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to be elected to the Academy.
 
Nguyen Pham
May 3, 2017
Biochemistry senior Nguyen Pham (Catherine Clarke group) is a winner in ASBMB’s 21st annual Undergraduate Poster Competition. 
 
Mary Waddington
May 3, 2017
Mary Waddington (Spokoyny group) was selected for the AFRL 2017 Space Scholars Program to work on ionic liquid tailoring for thin conductive film electrolysis. 
 
Professor Paul Weiss
May 2, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been awarded the 2017 Jacques Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair by the National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), Canada.
 
Professor Kevan Shokat
Apr 28, 2017
Professor Kevan Shokat (University of California, San Francisco/HHMI) gave the 2017 Donald Cram Lecture on April 27th. 
 
Justin Caram
Apr 27, 2017

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Justin Caram, who will join our department as an assistant professor of physical chemistry this July.

Dr. Chong Liu
Apr 27, 2017
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Chong Liu, who will join our department as an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry this July.
 
Prof. Michael Hagan
Apr 26, 2017

Professor Michael Hagan (Brandeis University) gave the 3rd annual Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture on April 24th. 

Science Fair
Apr 21, 2017
Underserved middle school children with a passion for science and technology will compete in science fair at UCLA Ackerman Union this weekend.
 
Professor Jacqueline Barton
Apr 21, 2017
Professor Jacqueline Barton (Caltech) gave the Spring 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, April 19th.
 
Professor Juli Feigon
Apr 18, 2017
Biochemistry professor Juli Feigon will receive the Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award at the Protein Society's annual symposium.
 
Dr. Laurence Lavelle
Apr 17, 2017
Lavelle recently co-authored two solutions manuals, one for students and one for faculty, to accompany the “Chemical Principles” textbook. 
 
Guests at event
Apr 13, 2017
Over 150 people attended the April 4th UCLA Research Showcase at the American Chemistry Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco.
William Gelbart
Apr 12, 2017
UCLA professor William Gelbart will be honored at the 2017 Seaborg Symposium and Medal Dinner on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
 
Eric Chronister
Apr 10, 2017
UC Riverside professor Eric Chronister (BS ’80) has been named Dean of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) College of Sciences.
 
Prof. Hosea Nelson
Apr 7, 2017
The findings of the team led by Professor Hosea Nelson were recently featured in Science and Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN).
 
Eric Scerri
Apr 7, 2017
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri has been invited to present a public lecture at the prestigious Royal Institution of Great Britain.
 
Namrata Ramani
Apr 5, 2017
Undergraduate researcher Namrata Ramani (Kaner group) has been accepted to the Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program.
Prof. Jose Rodriguez
Apr 5, 2017
Professor Jose Rodriguez has been named 2017 Searle Scholar.
Alpha Chi Sigma Coat of Arms
Apr 4, 2017
AXS invites all interested undergraduates to come visit their Rush events on April 4th-7th, 5pm-7pm in Young Hall 2033.
 
Professor Neil Garg
Mar 30, 2017
Popular organic chemistry professor Neil Garg is a finalist for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
 
Dr. Leonardo Scarabelli
Mar 30, 2017

Postdoctoral researcher Leonardo Scarabelli (Paul Weiss Group) is one of five winners of the IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists.

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