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Emeritus Professor Daniel Atkinson
Apr 16, 2021
We are pleased to honor eminent UCLA biochemist Emeritus Professor Daniel Atkinson who turned 100 on April 8, 2021.
 
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Apr 15, 2021
Chemistry & Biochemistry undergraduate students Francisco Galang and Kylie Williams have been accepted into the prestigious UC LEADS program. 
 
Cheylene Tanimoto
Apr 15, 2021

Cheylene Tanimoto (Gelbart/Knobler group) is one of only five UCLA graduate students selected campus-wide for the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.

Ishika Saha
Apr 12, 2021
Ishika Saha (Harran group) is one of eight 4th year PhD students chosen from labs around the country to participate in the 2021 Genentech Graduate Student Symposium in Chemical Research.
Professor Stuart Schreiber
Apr 8, 2021
Professor Stuart Schreiber, Harvard University & Co-Founder, Broad Institute, gave the virtual Spring 2021 Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 
Abby Thurm
Apr 8, 2021
Former undergraduate researcher alumna Abby Thurm ’20 Biochemistry (Gelbart/Knobler group) is featured on URC-Sciences’ Student Spotlight. 
 
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Apr 7, 2021
Postdoc Borna Zandkarimi (Alexandrova group), PhD student David Boyer (Eisenberg group), and alum Marco Messina (PhD '19 Maynard and Spokoyny groups) have been selected to participate in the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June 2021.
Kierstyn Anderson
Apr 7, 2021
PhD student Kierstyn Anderson (Spokoyny lab) has been selected for the AFRL 2021 Space Scholars Program to work on the design, fabrication, characterization, and development of functional coatings and materials. 
 
Apr 7, 2021
Undergraduate researchers David Dumas (Liu lab) and Jaybree Lopez (Loo Lab) explain their research and offer advice to new students in URC-Sciences Research Elevator Pitch videos. 
 
Professors David Eisenberg and Jose Rodriguez
Apr 1, 2021
In a new MBI video, Professors David Eisenberg and Jose Rodriguez discuss the promising new therapies they each are developing in their labs.

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