Professor Verne N. Schumaker
Jul 10, 2017
We are sad to report that Emeritus Professor Verne Norman Schumaker passed away on July 6, 2017 at age 87.
Dr. Xiaoyu Xia
Jul 10, 2017
The first seminar of the 2017 Biochemistry Summer Seminar Series, organized by the Biochemistry Graduate Student Association (gBSA), was held on July 7, 2017.
Dr. Brian McVerry
Jul 7, 2017

Brian McVerry (PhD '16 Kaner group) is featured in recent Los Angeles Times article about UCLA's contribution to the creation of many businesses. 

Professor Paul Weiss
Jul 6, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) as an international fellow.
Professor Jeffrey Zink
Jun 29, 2017
Professor Jeffrey Zink and alumnus Monty Liong (BS '04, PhD '09) are co-authors on paper featured in the first of ACS Nano’s Anniversary Virtual Issues.
Student giving talk
Jun 29, 2017
The annual Organic Graduate symposium on June 16 featured research talks by five chemistry graduate students.
Jun 29, 2017
Professors Michael Jung and Heather Maynard will be recognized at the 32nd annual Johnson Symposium at Stanford University on October 13, 2017.
HBCU students
Jun 27, 2017
Six undergraduate students from two Historically Black Colleges and Universities will contribute to research projects in the department this summer.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Jun 23, 2017
The work of Professor Jose Rodriguez was recently highlighted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
students working in lab
Jun 23, 2017

This summer, thanks to our generous donors, 25 undergraduate students will conduct research in our faculty labs as summer research fellows.

Professor Benjamin Schwartz
Jun 22, 2017
Professor Benjamin Schwartz gave the prestigious Musher Memorial Lecture at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on June 5.
Carter Lantz with his ASMS certificate
Jun 19, 2017
Carter Lantz, an incoming first-year Biochemistry graduate student, recently received a Best Undergraduate Poster Award at the 2017 ASMS Conference.
Professor Michael Jung
Jun 15, 2017
Their gift will help to establish the Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery.
Dissertation Year Fellowship graphic
Jun 15, 2017
Thirteen chemistry & biochemistry graduate students receive the 2017-2018 UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship.
student pointing at poster
Jun 15, 2017
On June 9, students from Professor Craig Merlic's Honors Seminar for Chemistry 89 held a poster session focused on new medicines.
Dr. Yu Chen
Jun 9, 2017
We welcome MIC’s new mass spectrometry scientist Yu Chen to UCLA.
2017-2020 Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholars
Jun 8, 2017
We welcome our new 2017-2020 Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholars, who will join the department in July 2017.
Professor Paul Weiss
Jun 5, 2017

Professor Paul S Weiss awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing him to visit the Czech Republic to provide his expertise in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Professor Paul Weiss accepting Tolman Award
Jun 2, 2017
Professor Paul S Weiss was awarded the American Chemical Society Southern California Section's highest honor, the Tolman Medal, on May 24, 2017.
Professor David Eisenberg
Jun 2, 2017
Professor David Eisenberg discussed his protein structure research in a recent interview with science journalist Robyn Williams on the popular radio program.
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Professor Craig Merlic
May 30, 2017
The department congratulates Professor Craig Merlic on his promotion to the rank of full professor.
Professor Anne Andrews
May 30, 2017
Professor Andrews presented her “TED-type talk” on chemical signaling in the brain to the ACS Board of Directors and national meeting attendees.
Student presenting poster
May 26, 2017
Several chemistry and biochemistry undergraduate researchers presented posters at the event - three were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize.
Group photo of visiting students
May 26, 2017
The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) hosted students from El Camino College, Los Angeles City College, and Pasadena City College.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
May 25, 2017
Professor Jose Rodriguez has been selected as a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.