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Professor Abigail Doyle
Dec 7, 2021
A new approach to general C(sp3)–H functionalization was recently developed in the group of Professor Abigail Doyle at UCLA.
Yuto Katsuyama
Dec 1, 2021
Graduate student Yuto Katsuyama (Kaner group) wins Poster Presentation Award at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s (RSC) 4th Organic Battery Days 2021.
Professor Dennis Dougherty
Dec 1, 2021
World-renowned physical organic chemist and neuroscientist Dennis Dougherty (Caltech) presented the 2021 John D and Edith M Roberts Lecture at UCLA on November 18.  
 
Professor Ken Houk
Nov 24, 2021
Professor Ken Houk is elected a foreign member of the CAS in recognition of his scientific achievements and contributions to promoting the development of science and technology in China. 
 
Professor Anne Andrews
Nov 24, 2021
A new type of implantable microprobe for in vivo neurotransmitter detection was developed by a team led by Professor Anne Andrews at UCLA. 
2021 Horizon Prize
Nov 23, 2021
Team led by Professor Neil Garg awarded the 2021 Horizon Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Education Division. 
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Nov 22, 2021
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova wins supercomputer access for 2022 from the DOE Office of Science through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program. 
 
Derek Erwin
Nov 22, 2021
UCLA Newsroom features in-depth article about Derek Urwin, chemistry PhD student (Alexandrova lab) and LA firefighter, and his efforts to improve firefighter health and safety.
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Nov 18, 2021
Class project results in an ACS Virtual Issue and an editorial published in The Journals of Physical Chemistry A/B/C and The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.  
 
Professor Neil Garg
Nov 17, 2021
Department Chair Professor Neil Garg wins the 2022 Mukaiyama award in recognition of his contributions to synthetic organic chemistry. 

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