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Latest News

Ila Castro
Sep 20, 2018
Undergraduate student researcher Ila Castro (Spokoyny group) has been accepted into the prestigious UC LEADS program. 
 
Professor Heather Maynard
Sep 18, 2018
Professor Heather Maynard helps launch the Los Angeles mayor’s office WiSTEM LA initiative, which provides opportunities for women in STEM fields.
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Sep 17, 2018
The new website pays tribute to former long-time Chemistry & Biochemistry non-ladder faculty and staff who have been key contributors to the department.
Professor Richard Cross
Sep 14, 2018
In honor of his former postdoctoral mentor, SUNY Professor Richard Cross has established the Paul Boyer and Rich Cross Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Fund.
Professor Hosea Nelson
Sep 14, 2018

Nelson was one of four speakers at the CCHF Virtual Symposium 11 hosted by the groups of Professors Ken Houk and Neil Garg.

Professor Anne Andrews
Sep 14, 2018
Professor Anne Andrews and alumna Dr Nako Nakatsuka lead team to develop a novel system to track brain chemicals. 
 
Professor Ken Houk
Sep 14, 2018
The Houk group with Bin Tan’s group at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) discover first asymmetric four-component Ugi Reaction.
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Sep 7, 2018
The Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA) crowned its first champion of the department-wide trivia night on August 30, 2018.
Sep 7, 2018
Three tributes to the late Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Paul Boyer have recently been published.
 
UCLA Chemistry Lecturer and author Eric Scerri
Sep 7, 2018
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri discussed his research and philosophy on chemistry with science show host Dr Keith Pannell.

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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
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California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
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