Accelerating the discovery of general reaction conditions via machine learning

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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

2024 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Member

2 days ago

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Professor Thomas Mason has been named a Senior Member by National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Mason is part of the 124 of the foremost emerging academic inventors identified by NAI’s […]

2024 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Member
February 27

Faculty in the News – Tori Barber

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Assistant Professor Victoria “Tori” P. Barber, a physical chemist, has been recognized for her research on germicidal UV light. Her work has been highlighted in a video on Vox.com and […]

Faculty in the News – Tori Barber
February 23

2024 Herman F. Mark Scholar Award

2 weeks ago

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Professor Heather Maynard, UCLA’s Dr. Myung Ki Hong Endowed Chair in Polymer Science, has been selected as one of the three recipients of the 2024 Herman F. Mark Scholar Awards […]

2024 Herman F. Mark Scholar Award
February 14

UCLA research team receives Convergence Accelerator award from National Science Foundation

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A UCLA research team led by Professor Prineha Narang, and comprised of multiple California NanoSystems Institute members, has been awarded a $650,000 National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator Phase 1 Award for […]

UCLA research team receives Convergence Accelerator award from National Science Foundation
February 14

New Helping Hands Award established

2 weeks ago

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A generous donation by Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry Juli Feigon has established an annual UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Helping Hands Award.   The Juli Feigon Helping Hands Award is an […]

New Helping Hands Award established
February 13

Chemists design enzymes to synthesize lactam drugs

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Professor Ken Houk’s group and the Rudi Fasan group at the University of Texas Dallas collaborated to pioneer biocatalytic synthetic pathways for 4-6 membered lactams, key structural elements in many […]

Chemists design enzymes to synthesize lactam drugs
February 13

2023 Rising Star in Computational Mass Spectrometry Research Award

3 weeks ago

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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