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Latest News

Professor Keriann Backus
Feb 19, 2020
Professor Keriann Backus has been named to the Alexander and Renee Kolin Endowed Professorship of Molecular Biology and Biophysics Term Chair for five years. 
Professor David Eisenberg
Feb 18, 2020
Professor David Eisenberg has been selected as the 2020 Passano Award Laureate in recognition of his groundbreaking protein research. 
 
Professor Ken Houk
Feb 18, 2020
Two Southern California research teams joined efforts to reveal the mechanistic underpinnings of an unusually efficient carbon-carbon bond formation. 
Dean Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Feb 14, 2020
Physical Sciences Dean and professor of organic chemistry Miguel García-Garibay gave the Andrew Steitwieser lecture at UC Berkeley on February 11, 2020.   
Dr. Zhaoyang Lin
Feb 12, 2020
Dr Zhaoyang Lin (Duan group) received the Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research at the 2020 UCLA Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on February 5.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Feb 12, 2020
Professor Jose Rodriguez is one of four UCLA assistant professors selected to receive the prestigious 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship.  
Maya Pathuri
Feb 7, 2020
Alumna Ramya “Maya” Pathuri (’19, Spokoyny group) shares her experiences as an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Phillips Scholar in new video. 
Professor Paul Weiss
Feb 6, 2020
Professor Paul Weiss and alum Adam Stieg (PhD ’07) made presentations at the Vision 2020 Series “It Came From Nano Space” event on February 1.
Joseph Ong
Feb 4, 2020
BMSB graduate student Joseph Ong’s in-depth article about cancer is featured in ASBMB Today magazine on World Cancer Day, February 4.
EVC and Provost Professor Emily Carter
Jan 31, 2020
UCLA’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Professor Emily Carter gave the Winter 2020 Distinguished Lecture on January 22.  
 

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