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Latest News

Kevin Cheung
May 17, 2019
Graduate student Kevin Cheung recently represented UCLA at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Graduate Student Recruiting Program.
Professor Hosea Nelson
May 17, 2019
Professor Hosea Nelson was presented with the 2019 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on April 27.               
Prof. Ian Manners
May 17, 2019
Professor Ian Manners (University of Victoria) gave the 2019 Ray and Dorothy Wilson Inorganic Lecture on May 8, 2019.
 
Dr. Jennifer Casey
May 16, 2019
The UCLA Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching has selected Dr Jennifer Casey for a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty.
Dr. Anna Fisher
May 16, 2019
This year's UCLA College commencement speaker alumna Anna Fisher was recently profiled in The Washington Post.
 
Professor Ohyun Kwon
May 16, 2019
Professor Ohyun Kwon and her research group have invented a powerful new chemical reaction that potentially could reduce the cost of drug production. 
Professor Michael Jung
May 10, 2019
Professor Michael Jung has been named the UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, retroactive to July 1, 2018.
 
picture of leaf with CO2 written on it
May 9, 2019
Collaboration by Liu, Sletten teams leads to incorporation of perfluorocarbon emulsions into an electrochemical system for a microbial solution to CO2 fixation.
Matthew Ye
May 9, 2019
Undergraduate researcher senior Matthew Ye (Paul Weiss group) has been selected to receive the ACS Division of Physical Chemistry 2019 Undergraduate Award.
Michael Varney
May 9, 2019
Alumnus Michael Varney ’80 has been selected for the 2019 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
 

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