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Latest News

Student at poster
Aug 21, 2019
Undergraduate summer researchers from SPUR eight-week programs presented their posters at the August 15, 2019 event in the NRB lobby.
 
Professor Steven Clarke and Dr. Rebeccah Warmack
Aug 21, 2019
Alumna Dr Rebeccah Warmack (PhD ’19) and Professor Steven Clarke lead UCLA team to discover a new understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain. 
Professor Sri Kosuri
Aug 20, 2019

On August 14, 2019, members of the department gathered to celebrate the recent promotion and tenure of Professor Sriram “Sri” Kosuri.

Teacher-Scholar Instructor News
Aug 15, 2019
This year we welcome two new Teacher-Scholars and bid farewell to four former Teacher-Scholars. 
 
Professor Thomas Mason
Aug 14, 2019
Alumnus Dr Dimitri Bikos (PhD '18) and Professor Thomas Mason have created a new technique that uses gel electrophoresis to collide bands of reacting species.
Royce Hall
Aug 14, 2019
UCLA's Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Structural Biology program PhD outcome data featured in ASBMB Today
Kelly Wong
Aug 13, 2019
PhD student Kelly Wong helped create an innovative organic chemistry board game called REACT!, which helps students have fun while learning organic chemistry. 
Paul Phartho and Professor Neil Garg
Aug 8, 2019
On August 1, 2019, the department held a reception for undergraduate and high school students who conduct research in chemistry & biochemistry faculty labs.
Professor Philippe Sautet
Aug 6, 2019
UCLA chemical engineers and their French and Belgian colleagues discover heterogeneous catalysts for a more sustainable and selective production of amines. 
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Aug 6, 2019
Professors Ellen Sletten and Jeffrey Zink and their group members join with researchers in Germany to develop new optical imaging agents.

Events

5:00pm to 7:00pm
2019 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego
San Diego Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom Salons 1-4
4:00pm
Young Hall - CS 50
University of California, Berkeley
12:00pm
Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: Covel Commons
University of California, Berkeley
4:00pm
California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
University of California, Los Angeles
4:00pm to 5:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
4:00pm
California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium
4:00pm
California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium