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Latest News

Professor Steven Clarke
Apr 19, 2018
Clarke is featured in the society’s magazine in recognition of the 2018 William C Rose Award which he will receive at the upcoming ASBMB meeting in San Diego.
Devon Widmar
Apr 19, 2018
Graduate student Devon Widmer (Schwartz group) has been selected for the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
 
Professor Kendall Houk
Apr 18, 2018
Houk team joins Nobelist Feringa and Wolf Prize Laureate Fujita to discover a Winstein/Roberts non-classical cation in an unexpected place.
Prof. Richard Kaner
Apr 17, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner and PhD student Cheng-Wei Lin are part of the UCLA Carbon Upcycling team which has developed an eco-friendly substitute for concrete.
Smiling volunteers at the booth
Apr 16, 2018
Saturday, April 14th was the annual Freshman Bruin Day for 2018 for newly admitted undergraduate students.
 
Professor Paul Weiss
Apr 16, 2018
Professor Paul Weiss discussed the future of nanoscience and nanotechnology in an interview with science journalist Robyn Williams on the popular radio program.
Professor Robert Guthrie
Apr 13, 2018
University of Kentucky Professor Emeritus Robert Guthrie, former Cram postdoc and UCLA chemistry lecturer, died on February 13, 2018 at the age of 81.
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Apr 12, 2018
The first four women to receive PhDs from the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry were honored at the 2018 Departmental Awards Ceremony on April 9th
Professor Todd Yeates
Apr 12, 2018
BMSB PhD student Yuxi Liu and her mentor Professor Todd Yeates have reported an important new advance in the field of cryo-electron microscopy.
Professor Hosea Nelson and Professor Ken Houk
Apr 12, 2018
A photo gallery of the 2018 Departmental Awards Ceremony and a list of the award recipients are now available online.   

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