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Latest News

Professor Paula Diaconescu
Oct 16, 2018
Professor Paula Diaconescu discussed her research and career path with host Rockefeller University postdoctoral researcher Toshiki Nakashige on his podcast.
Wei Chen
Oct 12, 2018

Graduate student Wei Chen (Zink group) has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Yin Chin Foundation of USA and STUF United Fund Inc.

Professor Neil Garg
Oct 5, 2018

Professor Neil Garg has been named the Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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Oct 4, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry postdoctoral fellows and faculty were honored at the 2018 UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on September 25th.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Oct 4, 2018

The team reported on the development of a scalable and low-cost solution-based approach to making high-performance flexible TFTs and electronic circuits.

Professor Ellen Sletten
Oct 3, 2018

Professor Ellen Sletten receives prestigious 1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.  

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Oct 2, 2018
Team from UCLA, USC, Caltech and Harvard, led by UCLA physicist Wesley Campbell, awarded 2.7 million 3-year DOE Quantum Information Science Research Award. 
Rishi Makkar
Sep 28, 2018
Biochemistry undergraduate student Rishi Makkar was part of the UCLA team whose poster placed 3rd in the 2018 APRU Undergraduate Student Poster Contest.
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Sep 27, 2018
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its fourth annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
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Sep 25, 2018
A welcome party for first-year Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students was held in the Court of Sciences patio on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Events

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Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: Luskin Center
Professor Robert Glaeser (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) & Nobel Laureate Professor Richard Henderson (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
Harvard University
4:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering
12:30pm
Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: TBA
University of California, Berkeley