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Professor Ken Houk
Nov 24, 2021
Professor Ken Houk is elected a foreign member of the CAS in recognition of his scientific achievements and contributions to promoting the development of science and technology in China. 
 
Professor Anne Andrews
Nov 24, 2021
A new type of implantable microprobe for in vivo neurotransmitter detection was developed by a team led by Professor Anne Andrews at UCLA. 
2021 Horizon Prize
Nov 23, 2021
Team led by Professor Neil Garg awarded the 2021 Horizon Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Education Division. 
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Nov 22, 2021
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova wins supercomputer access for 2022 from the DOE Office of Science through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program. 
 
Derek Erwin
Nov 22, 2021
UCLA Newsroom features in-depth article about Derek Urwin, chemistry PhD student (Alexandrova lab) and LA firefighter, and his efforts to improve firefighter health and safety.
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Nov 18, 2021
Class project results in an ACS Virtual Issue and an editorial published in The Journals of Physical Chemistry A/B/C and The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.  
 
Professor Neil Garg
Nov 17, 2021
Department Chair Professor Neil Garg wins the 2022 Mukaiyama award in recognition of his contributions to synthetic organic chemistry. 
Home to Highly Cited Researchers 2021
Nov 16, 2021
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2021 list from Clarivate, placing them among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
 
Dr. Carly Daniels
Nov 12, 2021
Dr Carly Daniels (PhD ’14 BMSB, Loo group) discusses her COVID-19 vaccine research at Pfizer in recent UCLA Newsroom Magazine article.
Dr. Willy Kollymer
Nov 10, 2021
We are sad to report that alum Willy Dietrich Kollmeyer (PhD ’67 Trueblood group) passed away at the age of 82 on September 9, 2021.
 

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