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Latest News

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Jun 26, 2019
In celebration of UCLA’s centennial, research and ideas from UCLA faculty and collaborators are featured in the special June 25 issue of ACS Nano
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Jun 21, 2019
The annual Organic Graduate Symposium on June 14, 2019, supported by alum Gordon Goldman ’57, featured research talks by eleven chemistry graduate students.
Professor Michael Jung
Jun 20, 2019
Professor Michael Jung, UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, is featured in Innovate, the UC Investments’ annual report. 
Professor Neil Garg
Jun 20, 2019

Professor Neil Garg has been selected as the 2019 ACS James Flack Norris Teaching Award winner in recognition of his extraordinary teaching excellence.

Dr. Anna Lee Fisher
Jun 20, 2019
Former astronaut and UCLA chemistry alumna Anna Lee Fisher was the distinguished speaker for the UCLA College Commencement on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Professor Cathy Clarke with faculty and staff
Jun 19, 2019
On June 12, 2019, faculty, staff, and students gathered for a celebration to honor Chemistry & Biochemistry department Chair Professor Catherine Clarke. 
Professor Neil Garg
Jun 14, 2019
On May 28, 2019, we celebrated the inaugural Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry & Biochemistry appointed to Professor Neil Garg.
 
Jun 12, 2019
At this year’s Academic Senate Celebrating Diversity award ceremony, two faculty members and one graduate student received prestigious DEI awards.
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Jun 12, 2019
Students from Professor Craig Merlic's Chemistry 89 Honors Seminar held a poster session focused on medicines recently approved for a variety of diseases.
Christopher Jones
Jun 10, 2019
Second-year graduate student and US Navy veteran Christopher Jones (Nelson group) has been named a Tillman Scholar for the class of 2019.

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2019 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego
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