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Chemistry for a Healthy World

Special Events

April 24, 2024 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Miguel García-Garibay
Senior Dean, UCLA College
Dean, Division of Physical Sciences

cordially invites you to attend a symposium on

Chemistry for a Healthy World

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
5:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Presentations

CNSI Lobby and Auditorium
UCLA Campus

The UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are pleased to present “Chemistry for a Healthy World.” This event aims to reveal the current trends, recent advances and new approaches in Medicinal Chemistry and Biochemistry related to human health. This is a great opportunity to learn about research being conducted by UCLA faculty and to participate in discussions and presentations by leading experts about new advances and innovations in the field.

Join us for presentations and a panel discussion with

Michael E. Jung
Distinguished Professor, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in Medicinal Drug Discovery
“Drug Discovery in Academia: Some Success Stories”

Heather Maynard
Professor, Dr. Myung Ki Hong Endowed Chair in Polymer Science
“Responsive Medicines for Diabetes and Pain”

Ellen Sletten
Associate Professor
“Illuminating the Body”

Stuart Conway
Professor, Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery
“Using Chemistry to Target Cancer”

RSVP – join us in person

Self-parking available in Structure 2
Public transit to UCLA