AFRL Space Scholars Program

1 week ago

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

Ph.D. student Victoria Rubio (Spokoyny lab) has been selected for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) 2024 Space Scholars Program to work on the synthesis and characterization of polymer films […]

AFRL Space Scholars Program
May 14

Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Training Program Fellowship

2 weeks ago

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

Graduate student Lajoyce Mboning (Bouchard/Pellegrini groups) has been awarded a Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Program (GATP) Fellowship for 2024-25. Mboning is a third-year chemistry and biochemistry, theory and computation graduate […]

Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Training Program Fellowship
May 9

2024 Senior Foote Fellows

3 weeks ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Graduate
  • Student

Third-year organic chemistry graduate students Jordan Gonzalez (Garg lab), Daniel Seungwook Min (Doyle lab), Madeline Ruos (Doyle lab), and Georgia Scherer (Garg lab) have been named the 2024 Senior Foote […]

2024 Senior Foote Fellows
May 1

Graduate student in the news – AJ Addae

1 month ago

  • Graduate
  • Student

“CBS Evening News” correspondent Danya Bacchus was on campus recently to interview chemical biology graduate student (Paul S. Weiss group) about her work to create a more inclusive beauty industry […]

Graduate student in the news – AJ Addae
April 19

Drug Discovery Chemistry 2024 Poster Competition Winner

1 month 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

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

1 month ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • 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

1 month ago

  • Alumni & Friends
  • 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

2024 Goldwater Scholar

2 months 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