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Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology (BMSB) PhD Program

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Chemistry PhD Program

Intrigued by novel chemistry research impacting the fields of medicine, energy, and electronics? Apply to our Chemistry Graduate Program.

Latest News

Lynn Nicole
Jul 30, 2021
BMSB PhD student Nicole Lynn (Torres lab) writes ninth article for ASBMB Today magazine as part of their contributor program.  
Professor Ellen Sletten
Jul 30, 2021
Congratulations to Professor Ellen Sletten on her promotion to associate professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2021.
 
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Jul 26, 2021
The team demonstrates the synergy of MicroED and synthetic biology in natural product discovery, technologies that together will ultimately accelerate the speed of new drug discovery.
Professor Miguel García-Garibay
Jul 23, 2021
Professor Miguel García-Garibay has been reappointed as dean of the UCLA College of Letters and Science, Division of Physical Sciences.
Master's in Applied Chemical Sciences - MACS
Jul 23, 2021
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry plans to announce a new two-year Master’s degree in Applied Chemical Sciences (MACS) with a focus on non-academic careers. 
 
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Jul 20, 2021
The summer seminar series, hosted by the Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA), features a career coach guest speaker and five alumni career talks. 
Teacher-Scholar Instructor News
Jul 15, 2021
This summer we welcome our newest Teacher-Scholar Huiling Shao and we bid farewell to former Teacher-Scholars Marlius Castillo and Anish Nag.
Dr. Nako Nakatsuka
Jul 8, 2021
Alum Nako Nakatsuka (PhD '17 Andrews/P Weiss Groups), a senior scientist at ETH Zürich, is named one of MIT Technology Review’s list of 35 Innovators Under 35.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Jul 8, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Jose Rodriguez on his promotion to associate professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2021.

Undergraduate Research
Jul 8, 2021
Thanks to our generous donors, 21 undergraduate students will conduct research in our faculty labs this year as summer research fellows.

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