Professor Catherine Clarke with faculty, staff, and students
Jun 19, 2019
On June 12, 2019, faculty, staff, and students gathered for a celebration to honor Chemistry & Biochemistry department Chair Professor Catherine Clarke. 
 
Professor Neil Garg
Jun 14, 2019
On May 28, 2019, we celebrated the inaugural Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry & Biochemistry appointed to Professor Neil Garg.
 
Jun 12, 2019
At this year’s Academic Senate Celebrating Diversity award ceremony, two faculty members and one graduate student received prestigious DEI awards.
 
Student at poster
Jun 12, 2019
Students from Professor Craig Merlic's Chemistry 89 Honors Seminar held a poster session focused on medicines recently approved for a variety of diseases.
 
Christopher Jones
Jun 10, 2019
Second-year graduate student and US Navy veteran Christopher Jones (Nelson group) has been named a Tillman Scholar for the class of 2019.
 
Student at poster
Jun 6, 2019
Over 40 undergraduate researchers from the department presented posters at the UCLA Research Poster Day, four were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize. 
 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Jun 5, 2019
Team reported a single-atom decoration approach to greatly boost the platinum nanocatalysts for efficient electrical to chemical energy conversion or vice versa.
 
drawing of auditorium
May 29, 2019
Thanks to generous support from alumni and friends, we are transforming our former library into innovative space, enhancing the UCLA experience for thousands of Bruins.
 
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Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 29, 2019
Professor Xiangfeng Duan has been named one of 31 National Finalists for the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.
 
Prof. Keriann Backus
May 29, 2019
Professor Keriann Backus has been selected as a 2019 Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
 
Professor Michael Jung
May 28, 2019
Professor Michael Jung and collaborators have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in hair follicles that are responsible for hair growth.
 
Professor Neil Garg
May 28, 2019
Professor Neil Garg has been named the next Chair of the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry effective July 1, 2019.
 
Professor Thomas Mason
May 24, 2019
PhD student Ha Seong Kim and Professor Thomas Mason have substantially refined diffusing wave microrheology of highly scattering concentrated dispersions.
 
Professor Kevin Dill
May 24, 2019
Leading biophysicist and chemist Professor Ken Dill (Stony Brook University) gave the 2019 Daniel Kivelson Lecture on May 20, 2019.
 
Professor Alex Levine
May 24, 2019
Professor Alex Levine (UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Biomathematics) presented the 12th annual Robert Scott lecture on May 13, 2019.  
 
DYF graphic
May 23, 2019
Nine chemistry & biochemistry graduate student researchers receive the 2019-2020 UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF).
 
Graphic for PBS show
May 21, 2019
Professor Ric Kaner and researcher Dr Maher El-Kady discuss how graphene can revolutionize the automobile in Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World
 
Kevin Cheung
May 17, 2019
Graduate student Kevin Cheung recently represented UCLA at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Graduate Student Recruiting Program. 
 
Professor Hosea Nelson
May 17, 2019
Professor Hosea Nelson was presented with the 2019 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on April 27.                    
 
Prof. Ian Manners
May 17, 2019
Professor Ian Manners (University of Victoria) gave the 2019 Ray and Dorothy Wilson Inorganic Lecture on May 8, 2019.
 
Dr. Jennifer Casey
May 16, 2019
The UCLA Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching has selected Dr Jennifer Casey for a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty.
 
Dr. Anna Fisher
May 16, 2019
This year's UCLA College commencement speaker alumna Anna Fisher was recently profiled in The Washington Post.
 
Professor Ohyun Kwon
May 16, 2019
Professor Ohyun Kwon and her research group have invented a powerful new chemical reaction that potentially could reduce the cost of drug production. 
 
Professor Michael Jung
May 10, 2019
Professor Michael Jung has been named the UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, retroactive to July 1, 2018.
 
picture of leaf with CO2 written on it
May 9, 2019
Collaboration by Liu, Sletten teams leads to incorporation of perfluorocarbon emulsions into an electrochemical system for a microbial solution to CO2 fixation.
 

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