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Dr. Nako Nakatsuka
Jun 15, 2018
Alumna Nako Nakatsuka (PhD ’17) was chosen to serve as one of two student processional marshals for the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.
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Jun 14, 2018
UCLA chemistry and biochemistry assistant professors Hosea Nelson and Jose Rodriguez (BS '07, PhD '12) have been selected as 2018 Pew Scholars.
Professor Ellen Sletten
Jun 14, 2018
Professor Ellen Sletten is one of thirteen UCLA junior faculty members selected to receive the prestigious UCLA Hellman Fellows award.
 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Jun 14, 2018
The team, co-led by Professor Xiangfeng Duan, reported on their development of a new process for assembling seminconductor devices.
 
UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship
Jun 13, 2018
Fourteen chemistry & biochemistry graduate student researchers receive the 2018-2019 UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF).
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Jun 13, 2018
Four dynamic speakers are scheduled for our 2018-19 Distinguished Lecture Series: George Whitesides, David Schuster, Joanna Aizenberg, & Zhenan Bao.
Professor Mostafa El-Sayed
Jun 8, 2018
On June 4th, leading nanoscience researcher Professor Mostafa El-Sayed (Georgia Institute of Technology) gave the 2018 Daniel Kivelson Lecture. 
John "Jack" D. Roberts
Jun 7, 2018
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Professors George Whitesides (Harvard) and David Schuster (NYU) will present the 2018 John D Roberts Lecture at UCLA.
Zeeshan Parvez
Jun 7, 2018
First-year graduate student and US Marine Corps veteran Zeeshan Parvez (Spokoyny group) has been named a Tillman Scholar for the class of 2018.
Professor Juli Feigon
Jun 7, 2018
The groundbreaking research, led by Professor Juli Feigon, was recently published in the prestigious journal Cell.
 

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Professor Robert Glaeser (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) & Nobel Laureate Professor Richard Henderson (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)
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California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
Harvard University
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California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering
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University of California, Berkeley