Vincent L. Pecoraro
Jan 8, 2016
Alumnus Vincent Pecoraro (BS biochemistry ’77) has been awarded the prestigious ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry.
David Eisenberg
Jan 8, 2016
Professor David Eisenberg and postdoctoral scholar Alice Soragni are part of UCLA research team to develop a promising novel method to treat gynecologic tumors.
Green Chemistry
Jan 8, 2016
The UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society has been awarded a Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award for activities in the 2014-15 academic year. 
Professor emertitus Howard Reiss
Jan 5, 2016
We are sad to report that Professor emeritus Howard Reiss passed away on December 21, 2015 at the age of 93.
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Fall 2015 Newsletter
Dec 19, 2015
The Fall 2015 issue of the UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry Newsletter is now available online!
Prof. Stefan Hell speaking
Dec 18, 2015
View lectures by 2015 Seaborg Medalist Stefan Hell and symposium speakers Carlos Bustamante, Scott Fraser and Shimon Weiss.
Dec 14, 2015
Recent graduates Nooriel Banayan (’15) and Kyle Travaglini (’15) received the Dean’s Prize Medal of Excellence at the 2015 UCLA Science Poster Day.
Research Pitch Event
Dec 11, 2015
Graduate students competed in the Research Pitch Competition by giving five minute "pitches" about their research to a panel of faculty judges. 
Group photo
Dec 11, 2015
On November 13, 2015, the Graduate Student Affairs Office held its second annual Outreach and Diversity Day, co-sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Ric Kaner
Dec 10, 2015
Professor Richard Kaner was awarded the Materials Research Society (MRS) Medal at the 2015 MRS Fall meeting in Boston.
Research image
Dec 1, 2015
The UCLA groups of Houk and Tang have combined with the Codexis company, a biotech firm, to develop methods to understand the origins of enzyme selectivity.
Professor Patrick Harran
Nov 30, 2015
Professor Patrick Harran is one of two UCLA faculty members selected as 2015 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Prof. Yi Lu
Nov 25, 2015
Photos from the Fall 2015 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture by Professor Yi Lu are now available for viewing.
Dr. Laurence Lavelle
Nov 24, 2015
Dr. Laurence Lavelle’s Chemistry Community, an online chemistry database and peer-to-peer learning tool, exceeded 1 million page views last week.
Prof. Stefan Hell accepting the Seaborg Medal
Nov 24, 2015

Photos from the 2015 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner honoring Prof. Stefan W. Hell are now available for viewing.

Neil Garg
Nov 19, 2015
Professor and Vice Chair for Education Neil Garg has been selected as the 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching California Professor of the Year. 
Legacy Award
Nov 17, 2015
Professor David Eisenberg was awarded the Legacy Award at the 2nd Annual UCLA Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) Awards Dinner on November 12th.
Art/Sci Logo
Nov 10, 2015
The UCLA community joined founders Professor Jim Gimzewski and Professor Victoria Vesna to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Art|Sci. 
Departmental Awards
Nov 10, 2015
A photo gallery of the 2015 Departmental Awards Ceremony and a list of the award recipients is now available online.
Jeffrey Zink
Nov 6, 2015
Professor Jeffrey Zink and graduate student Zilu Li are part of a team that has developed a method for improving antibiotic's efficacy while reducing side effects.
Alex Spokoyny
Nov 6, 2015
Professor Alexander Spokoyny is co-author of the paper describing the research recently published in the prestigious journal Nature.
Jeffrey Vinokur
Nov 4, 2015

Biochemistry graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur explains how he combined his two loves: chemistry and hip-hop, in recent issue of UCLA Magazine.

ECS logo
Oct 30, 2015
Graduate students have formed an official student chapter of the Electrochemical Society at UCLA (UCLA-ECS).
US News logo
Oct 29, 2015
UCLA is ranked #6 in chemistry and #10 in biology/biochemistry in the recently released 2016 US News and World Report Best Global Universities rankings.
Anastassia Alexandrova
Oct 29, 2015
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova has been selected for a 2016 WCC Rising Star award for excellence in the scientific enterprise.