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Latest News

Leonard Mautner
Nov 20, 2018
UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students Wei Chen, Cheng-Wei Lin, and Mary Waddington have been chosen for Mautner Graduate Awards.
Hung V. Pham
Nov 20, 2018
UCLA alumnus and instructor Hung V Pham (PhD '15) discusses the fun challenge of creating puzzles for the escape room that he and his friends created in Irvine.
Children with pumpkin
Nov 16, 2018
The UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry students visited the local elementary school to demonstrate experiments with a Halloween theme.
 
Professor Juli Feigon
Nov 16, 2018
The structure of telomerase with telomeric DNA from the Feigon lab has been featured as November 2018 “Molecule of the Month” in the RCSB Protein Data
Merceded Brianna Cornelious
Nov 14, 2018
Bruinlife's 2018 UCLA Senior of the Year Mercedes Cornelius (BS '18) is a guest on the first season of new web series Nerd Girl Nation.
Professor Zhao Li
Nov 9, 2018
Teacher-Scholar Professor Zhao Li explains her teaching philosophy in a short video recorded as part of the recognition by the UCLA Academic Senate.
Zeeshan Parvez
Nov 8, 2018
Second-year chemistry graduate student and US Marine Corps veteran Zeeshan Parvez (Spokoyny group) speaks at UCLA’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov 9. 
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Nov 2, 2018
UCLA students introduced hands-on experiments related to nanotechnology in both Spanish and English to thousands of attendees at the Feria de Educación at CSUN.
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Oct 30, 2018
The preprint, which describes the application of a groundbreaking method to study organic compounds, was downloaded 19,000 times in a 24-hour period. 
Professor David Eisenberg
Oct 26, 2018
In Nature Chemistry, UCLA researchers report their discovery of compound that could combat brain cell death in Alzheimer's patients.  

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