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Latest News

Professor Yi Tang
Jul 13, 2018
Professor Yi Tang is co-leader of the UCLA team of engineers and scientists to discover a new and potentially highly effective type of weed killer.
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Jul 13, 2018
Hosted by the Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA), series features alumni career talks & research talks by postdocs & PhD students.
Ken Houk with attendees
Jul 11, 2018
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 10 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on July 10, 2018.
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Jul 9, 2018
Professors Hosea Nelson & Jose Rodriguez have been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS
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Jul 9, 2018
More than 80 scientists from around the world attended the International Congress on Theoretical Aspects of Catalysis (ICTAC) at UCLA June 24-28, 2018. 
Professor Sarah Tolbert
Jul 6, 2018
Professor Sarah Tolbert will serve as Director of the SCALAR center which will seek to increase battery capacity, stability and safety.
Dr. Harlan Amstutz
Jul 6, 2018

Photos from the 2018 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony and a video of Dr Harlan Amstutz's commencement address are now available.

Professor Kendall Houk
Jul 3, 2018
In May and June 2018, symposia in Shenzhen, China, and Vancouver, Canada, honored Ken Houk, the UCLA Saul Winstein Research Professor in Organic Chemistry. 
Professor Jorge Torres
Jun 29, 2018

Professor Jorge Torres has won the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award.

Professor Neil Garg
Jun 29, 2018

Professor Neil Garg has won the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education.

Events

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California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
Harvard University
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Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: Luskin Center
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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Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: TBA
University of California, Berkeley