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Latest News

Seaborg Medal
Dec 13, 2018
Two giants in the science of electron cryo-microscopy were awarded the 2018 Glenn Seaborg Medal in recognition of their crucial contributions to the field.
Richard Kaner
Dec 11, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the prestigious European Academy of Sciences.
 
Nako Nakatsuka
Dec 7, 2018
Alumna Nako Nakatsuka (PhD '17 Andrews/P Weiss Groups), an ETH Zürich postdoctoral fellow, receives the 2018 Norma Stoddart Prize. 
 
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Dec 7, 2018
Garg group members undergraduate student Melinda Nguyen and PhD student Bryan Simmons named 2019 Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry Foundation Scholars.
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Dec 5, 2018
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 12 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on December 4, 2018.
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Nov 29, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, grad students, and undergrads helped make the 2018 Exploring Your Universe event a huge success.
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Nov 27, 2018
Five UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2018, as determined by Clarivate Analytics
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Nov 27, 2018
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members have been selected as 2018 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
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Nov 27, 2018
Professors Justin Caram, Yung-Ya Lin, Margot Quinlan, and Ben Schwartz named inaugural Faculty Fellows of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS).
2018 Mautner Graduate Awards
Nov 20, 2018
Chemistry graduate students Wei Chen (Zink lab), Cheng-Wei Lin (Kaner lab), and Mary Waddington (Spokoyny lab) to receive 2018 Mautner Graduate Awards.

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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