The marijuana breathalyser | “The Science Show”

4 years ago

Professor Neil Garg discusses teaching and chemical “gadgets” to help solve societal problems with science journalist Robyn Williams on “The Science Show”. The Australian Broadcasting Corp’s award winning “The Science […]

The marijuana breathalyser | “The Science Show”
July 2

2020 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

4 years ago

Neil Garg and alumni Luis Campos and Will Dichtel named National Finalists for the 2020 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. The thirty-one finalists, chosen from a pool of 305 […]

2020 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists
June 17

UCLA researchers develop chemistry needed to create marijuana breathalyzer

4 years ago

Professor Neil Garg and former postdoc Evan Darzi report the key chemical discovery necessary for the creation of a small, electronic marijuana breathalyzer.  Professor Neil Garg is UCLA’s Kenneth N. Trueblood […]

UCLA researchers develop chemistry needed to create marijuana breathalyzer
May 5

Chemistry students inspire second-graders at Warner Avenue Elementary School

5 years ago

  • Outreach

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry students visited the local elementary school to demonstrate experiments with a Halloween theme. At the outreach event at the Warner Avenue Elementary School on October 22, […]

Chemistry students inspire second-graders at Warner Avenue Elementary School
October 29

ACS James Flack Norris Teaching Award

5 years ago

Professor Neil Garg has been selected as the 2019 ACS James Flack Norris Teaching Award winner in recognition of his extraordinary teaching excellence. Garg will give a formal address at […]

ACS James Flack Norris Teaching Award
June 20

Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair Installation

5 years ago

On May 28, 2019, we celebrated the inaugural Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry & Biochemistry appointed to Professor Neil Garg. An intimate gathering of close supporters, donors, faculty, students, alumni, […]

Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair Installation
June 14

Neil K. Garg named department Chair

5 years ago

Professor Neil Garg has been named the next Chair of the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry effective July 1, 2019. In his announcement of the appointment Dean of Physical […]

Neil K. Garg named department Chair
May 28

2019 NYU Distinguished Alumnus Award

5 years ago

Professor Neil Garg has received the 2019 NYU Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater New York University. A professor of organic chemistry, Garg is known for his innovative teaching […]

2019 NYU Distinguished Alumnus Award
February 15