Oct 12, 2012

Ken Houk's new work on the dynamics of Diels-Alder reactions has appeared in his inaugural PNAS article after Ken's election to the National Academy of Sciences.

Oct 12, 2012

Sabeeha Merchant has been awarded the 2012 Darbaker Prize in Phycology for meritorious work in the study of microscopic algae by the Botanical Society of America.

Oct 12, 2012

The Feigon laboratory has determined the structure of a key protein-RNA complex in telomerase, an enzyme that maintains the DNA at the ends of chromosomes. Telomerase activity is important in both aging and most cancers.

Oct 12, 2012

Xiangfeng Duan has won the inaugural International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS) and the Materials Research Society (MRS) “IUMRS - MRS Singapore Young Researcher Award”.

Oct 12, 2012

The Yeates laboratory and collaborators have designed protein molecules that self-assemble to form molecular cages with dimensions in the mid-nanometer range.

Oct 12, 2012

Proteins are generally unstable, and as a result are usually shipped and stored at regulated temperatures, which increases costs.

Ken Houk receives Royal Society of Chemistry 2012 Robert Robinson Award
May 15, 2012

We are happy to announce that Ken Houk has been awarded the 2012 Robert Robinson Award by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). This award is for contributions to organic chemistry made by a researcher after the age of 55.

May 15, 2012

Professor Sabeeha Merchant is the recipient of a 2012 Humboldt Research Award.

UCLA Professor Sabeeha Merchant has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 15, 2012

Professor Sabeeha Merchant has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her ground breaking contributions to our understanding of trace metal homeostasis, photosynthesis, and algal genomics.

May 15, 2012

Xiangfeng Duan has been honored by the Department of Energy's Office of Science with an Early Career Research Program Award.

Mar 18, 2012

Joan Valentine has been admitted as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. An announcement about the Honorary Fellows, along with a list of the 2011 five new Fellows, can be found at RSC site.

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