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Congratulations Class of 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Please plan to join us on Saturday, June 12, 2021, to help us honor the department’s graduating PhD degree candidates and undergraduate students through virtual celebrations.
 
2021 Graduate student commencement awards
Jun 10, 2021
Each year at commencement we recognize our graduate students for their accomplishments in academics and in research.
 
Samantha Theresa Mensah
Jun 10, 2021
PhD student Samantha Mensah (Andrews/P Weiss labs) is one of the six co-founders of #BlackInChem to receive the RSC’s 2021 Inclusion & Diversity Prize.
Undergraduate Research Week
Jun 9, 2021
73 of our undergraduate student researchers presented their research at the UCLA Undergraduate Research Showcase, nine were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize. 
 
Royal Society of Chemistry Horizon Prize
Jun 8, 2021
A team of 23 researchers from the Tang, Houk and Garg labs receive the RSC’s 2021 Horizon Prize: Bioorganic Chemistry Award for their discovery of a new class of enzymes. 
 
2021 Postdoctoral Research Awards
Jun 4, 2021
Five talented UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry scientists have been selected for the department's 2021 Postdoctoral Research Awards.
 
Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching
Jun 3, 2021
Professors Johnny Pang and Anish Nag have been named the recipients of the 2021 Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching.  
2021 Excellence in Research Awards
Jun 3, 2021
Eight talented chemistry & biochemistry graduate students have been awarded 2021 Excellence in Research awards.
 
2021 Tsay Awards
May 28, 2021
Ten talented third-year chemistry & biochemistry graduate students who have been awarded the 2021 Jim and Barbara Tsay Excellence in Second Year Research and Academics Awards. 
 
2021 Undergraduate Commencement Awards
May 28, 2021
Each year at commencement we recognize our undergraduate students for their accomplishments in academics and in research.
 

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