$1.95M NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award

3 years ago

Professor Jorge Torres has been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS. The $1.95M NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigator Research Award (MIRA) will be used […]

$1.95M NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award
February 17

Inspiring Hispanic/Latinx Scientists

4 years ago

Professors Jose Rodriguez and Jorge Torres are recognized in Cell Press’ list of 100 inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists in America. Cell Mentor, an online resource from Cell Press and Cell Signaling […]

Inspiring Hispanic/Latinx Scientists
September 17

2020 Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching

4 years ago

Professors Jorge Torres and Jennifer Casey have been named the recipients of the 2020 Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching.   The Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching was established in […]

2020 Hanson-Dow Award for Excellence in Teaching
June 30

Professor Jorge Torres honored by SACNAS

4 years ago

  • Diversity

The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science honors Jorge Torres for his lifelong commitment to mentoring students. Torres received the organization’s 2019 Outstanding College/University Mentor […]

Professor Jorge Torres honored by SACNAS
June 4

Professor Jorge Torres’ ASCB Prize Video

5 years ago

  • Diversity

A video celebrating Professor Jorge Torres’ 2019 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity was premiered at the opening ceremonies of the ASCB|EMBO meeting. Torres’ award was announced and the video […]

Professor Jorge Torres’ ASCB Prize Video
December 9

ASCB 2019 Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

5 years ago

  • Diversity

Professor Jorge Torres has been named the 2019 recipient of the ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Torres will receive $5,000, will […]

ASCB 2019 Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity
October 7

HHMI 2019 Gilliam Fellowship

5 years ago

PhD student Erick Velasquez and Professor Jorge Torres selected by the HHMI to be one of 44 doctoral adviser-student pairs to receive a 2019 Gilliam Fellowship. The prestigious Howard Hughes […]

HHMI 2019 Gilliam Fellowship
August 1

Chemistry & Biochemistry members receive three out of seven 2019 UCLA Diversity Awards

5 years ago

  • Diversity

At this year’s Academic Senate Celebrating Diversity award ceremony, two faculty members and one graduate student received prestigious DEI awards. At the event held on June 6, 2019 at the […]

Chemistry & Biochemistry members receive three out of seven 2019 UCLA Diversity Awards
June 12