Drug Discovery Chemistry 2024 Poster Competition Winner

4 days ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Graduate
  • Student

Lisa Boatner, a fifth-year graduate student in the Backus/Houk research groups, is one of two students to win the poster competition at the Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference in San Diego […]

Drug Discovery Chemistry 2024 Poster Competition Winner
April 19

UCLA JCCC Strategic Plan Aligned Project Seed Grant

5 days ago

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  • Faculty
  • Research

The UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) has awarded Assistant Professor Danielle Schmitt a $77,800 Strategic Plan Aligned Project Seed Grant for her project entitled “iGlo: A Novel Molecular Biosensor […]

UCLA JCCC Strategic Plan Aligned Project Seed Grant
April 18

Top downloaded article in the journal Small

5 days ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Research

Research led by Professor Richard Kaner and graduate student Yuto Katsuyama, published in Small, was among the journal’s top downloaded papers during its first 12 months of publication. Small is […]

Top downloaded article in the journal Small
April 18

Chemistry graduate student wins third place in the 2024 UCLA Grad Slam

2 weeks ago

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  • Graduate
  • Student

Third-year chemistry graduate student Shelby Vexler (biophysics track, Chen group) won third place at the UCLA Graduate Division Grad Slam competition on April 2, 2024. Vexler’s 3-minute prize-winning talk was […]

Chemistry graduate student wins third place in the 2024 UCLA Grad Slam
April 12

2024 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Awards & Honorable Mentions

2 weeks ago

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  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Graduate
  • Student
  • Undergraduate

Congratulations to our current graduate and undergraduate students and alumni who have received prestigious 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRFP) and Honorable Mentions. The National Science Foundation […]

2024 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Awards & Honorable Mentions
April 12

UCLA MedTECH Demo Track Entrepreneur winner

3 weeks ago

  • Alumni & Friends
  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition

Alumnus Dr. Amir Nasajpour (Ph.D. ’23 in chemistry from the Paul S. Weiss group) won the 2024 UCLA MedTECH Demo Track Entrepreneur competition for his startup, Entropic Biosciences, Inc., which […]

UCLA MedTECH Demo Track Entrepreneur winner
April 3

2024 Goldwater Scholar

3 weeks ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Student
  • Undergraduate

Third-year chemistry undergraduate researcher and UC LEADS scholar Tim Duong (Neuhauser/Caram groups) is one of three UCLA students to be named Goldwater Scholars in 2024.  The prestigious national scholarship supports students who […]

2024 Goldwater Scholar
April 3

2024 Norma Stoddart Award for Exemplary Citizenship and Excellence in Graduate Research

3 weeks ago

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  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
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  • Faculty

On March 22, 2024, alumna Dr. Ashley Shin (Ph.D. ’23, Caram group), currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light at Erlangen, Germany, was presented with […]

2024 Norma Stoddart Award for Exemplary Citizenship and Excellence in Graduate Research
April 3