Selena Hernandez
Mar 30, 2017
Undergraduate researcher Selena Hernandez (Jung group) has been accepted to the Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program.
Professor Richard Kaner
Mar 30, 2017
A recent article by Professor Richard Kaner and his team on next-generation supercapacitors was featured in Nature Middle East.
 
Paul Weiss UCLA
Mar 29, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been selected to receive the 2016 SCALACS Tolman Medal.
Paige Curson
Mar 24, 2017
Undergraduate researcher Paige Curson (Kaner group) has been accepted to the Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program.
student at poster session
Mar 24, 2017
Our Undergraduate Summer Research Program offers UCLA undergraduates the opportunity to carry out research with a faculty mentor during the summer.
 
Larry Davis
Mar 23, 2017

Alumnus Larry Davis (BS Biochemistry ’77, MS Biological Chemistry ’79) was recently featured in Los Angeles Times article about the UCLA "Frisbee Cheer" he created.

NSF Logo
Mar 17, 2017
Four chemistry & biochemistry graduate students have received highly competitive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards.
Moorpark College students and OCDS members
Mar 16, 2017

On March 4th, the Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) hosted students from Moorpark College for lab tours and a graduate student panel.

Mar 16, 2017
UCLA ranked 9th in the subject of chemistry in the recently released QS World University Rankings. 
 
Professor Thomas Poon
Mar 10, 2017
Alumnus Professor Thomas Poon (PhD ’95 Foote group) has been named Loyola Marymount University’s next executive vice president and provost.
 
Professor Richard Kaner
Mar 9, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner and postdoc Dr Maher El-Kady are featured in a recent episode of PBS’s science show “NOVA”.
 
Khan
Mar 9, 2017
UC Santa Barbara chemistry and biochemistry lecturer Dr Kalju Kahn gave the Winter Quarter Instructional Division seminar on March 7, 2017.
 
Robert E. Spenger
Mar 8, 2017
Alumnus California State University, Fullerton, Professor Emeritus Robert Spenger (PhD ’61) died on January 20, 2017, at the age of 93.
 
Prof. Cecilia Zurita-Lopez
Mar 2, 2017
Alumna CSULA biochemistry professor Cecilia Zurita-Lopez (PhD ’11 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, S Clarke lab) named 2017 Emerging Scholar. 
 
Prof. Kendall Houk
Mar 1, 2017
Professor Ken Houk and postdoc Yun-Fang Yang are part of team to develop method for potentially removing nearly all sulfur compounds from gas and diesel fuel.
 
Prof. Daniel Nocera
Feb 24, 2017
Professor Daniel Nocera (Harvard) was honored at the February 22, 2017 event.
 
Mackenzie Anderson
Feb 24, 2017
Mackenzie Anderson, an undergraduate researcher in the Kaner group, received the Best Student Poster Award at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference.
 
Dr. Alex Spokoyny
Feb 21, 2017
Professor Alexander Spokoyny is one of four UCLA faculty members to be selected for 2017 Sloan Fellowships.
 
Dr. Eric Scerri
Feb 21, 2017
UCLA chemistry lecturer & philosopher of science Eric Scerri writes about the nature of science for the Los Angeles Times.
 
Prof. Christopher Foote
Feb 17, 2017
Graduate students Marco Messina (Maynard Group), Lucas Morrill (Garg Group), and Adam Simon (Houk Group) have been named the 2017 Senior Foote Fellows.
Professor Neil Garg
Feb 15, 2017

An article by Professor Neil Garg and former graduate student Dr Tejas Shah appeared in the “In the Classroom” section of the newest Nature journal.  

Professor Catherine J. Murphy
Feb 14, 2017
Professor Catherine Murphy (University of Illinois) gave the first Inorganic Nano-Materials Seminar on Friday, February 10th.
 
Paul Chong
Feb 13, 2017
Chemistry undergraduate researcher Paul Chong (Spokoyny group) has been named a Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar. 
 
Professor Heather Maynard
Feb 9, 2017

Professor Heather Maynard awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing her to visit New Zealand to provide her expertise in biohybrid polymeric materials.

Elaine Qian
Feb 9, 2017
Graduate student Elaine Qian (Spokoyny lab) is one of ten female students nationally to receive the ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Travel Award.
 

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