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

4 days ago

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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

4 days ago

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  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
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  • 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

Accelerating the discovery of general reaction conditions via machine learning

2 months ago

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A machine learning optimization approach developed by Professor Abigail Doyle’s lab, led by graduate student Jason Wang, in collaboration with scientists at Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), significantly accelerates advances in […]

Accelerating the discovery of general reaction conditions via machine learning
February 28

2023 Rising Star in Computational Mass Spectrometry Research Award

2 months ago

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  • Graduate
  • Student

Lisa Boatner, a fourth-year graduate student in the Backus/Houk research groups, has been awarded the prestigious Females in Mass Spectrometry (FeMS) 2023 Rising Star in Computational Mass Spectrometry Award. FeMS […]

2023 Rising Star in Computational Mass Spectrometry Research Award
February 9

2024 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow

3 months ago

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Alumna Dr. Kathleen Chen (Ph.D. ’23 Rowat group) has been named a 2024 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow, serving on the Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee. Chen received her […]

2024 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow
January 16

2023- 2024 UCLA Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (BGHS)

3 months ago

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  • Student

Fourth-year inorganic chemistry graduate student Yessica Nelson (Spokoyny group) is one of five outstanding scholars joining the UCLA chapter of the national Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (BGHS) this […]

2023- 2024 UCLA Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society (BGHS)
January 12

Ph.D. student creates video for UCLA College’s “Silly Questions, Smart Bruins” series

3 months ago

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  • Student

Graduate student Yongjie He’s (Caram group) video focuses on the science related to the color purple, tying in with the release of the movie “The Color Purple”.  After receiving her […]

Ph.D. student creates video for UCLA College’s “Silly Questions, Smart Bruins” series
January 10

MRS 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award

4 months ago

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  • Student

Ph.D. student Aamir Hassan Shah (Duan group) is one of 15 students nationwide selected for a prestigious Materials Research Society (MRS) 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award. Selection for […]

MRS 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award
December 15