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Professor Heather Maynard
Mar 3, 2021
On Monday evening, March 8, Professor Heather Maynard will be featured speaker at Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society special event.
Professor Michael Jung
Mar 2, 2021
Professor Michael Jung, the UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, is co-leader of UCLA team working to develop a new drug to treat multiple sclerosis.  
Dr. Joseph Loo
Mar 1, 2021
Professor Joseph Loo has been chosen for the 2021 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry.
 
Prof. Alexander Spokoyny
Feb 26, 2021
In new article, Professor Alex Spokoyny and former and current members of his group write about undergraduate teaching and mentorship at UCLA.
Dr. James LuValle
Feb 25, 2021
We are celebrating Dr James Ellis "Jimmy" LuValle who graduated from UCLA’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department 85 years ago and led an extraordinary life. 
Omar Leon
Feb 25, 2021
PhD student Omar Leon (Schwartz lab) receives 2021 ACS CHAS Graduate Student Safety Leadership Award in recognition of his safety work on campus and nationally.
Samantha Theresa Mensah
Feb 22, 2021

Materials chemistry PhD student Samantha Theresa Mensah’s interview with Professor Davita Watkins of the University of Mississippi is featured in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).

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Feb 18, 2021
A highly-collaborative study at UCLA by García-Garibay, Houk and Brown (Physics) groups show promising applications of dipolar rotors in the solid state.              
 
Prof. Jorge Torres
Feb 17, 2021

Professor Jorge Torres has been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS.

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Feb 15, 2021
Professors Anne Andrews and Heather Maynard have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.