Professor Sabeeha Merchant
May 24, 2017
Professor Sabeeha Merchant and researcher Sean Gallaher are part of the team whose research could lead to advances in biofuels and medicine.
Biochemistry students pose for a group photo on the sand at Santa Monica beach
May 19, 2017
The Saturday afternoon event on May 13th was organized by the UCLA Graduate Biochemistry Student Association
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
May 18, 2017
Professor Alexander Spokoyny was presented with the 2017 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 6th.
Rico Lomarda
May 17, 2017
An interview with third-year biochemistry undergraduate student Rico Lomarda about his music was recently featured in the student-run daily newspaper.
Dr. Sep Sarshar
May 12, 2017
Alumnus Sep Sarshar ’89 has been selected for the 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
May 12, 2017
At the end of April, the Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) held its Annual Retreat in Ventura. 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 12, 2017
Research by Professor Xiangfeng Duan and members of his group was published in the journal Science this week.
Professor Patrick Harran
May 12, 2017
Professor Patrick Harran was awarded the 31st Yoshida Lectureship from the International Organic Chemistry Foundation (IOCF) in Japan. 
Dr. Eric Scerri
May 11, 2017
Author and UCLA chemistry lecturer Eric Scerri discussed his new book in an interview on Book Circle Online (BCO).
Professor Richard Kaner
May 11, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner & postdoc Maher El-Kady are part of the team to design a supercapacitor that could make safer & more durable devices. 
Professor Neil Garg
May 9, 2017
Professor Neil Garg has been named the 2017 winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Teaching Award.
Matthew Fontana
May 5, 2017
Matthew Fontana (Schwartz group) has been selected for the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
Student with poster
May 4, 2017
On Saturday, April 29, the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted the annual ACS Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference. 
Professor Andrea Liu (Penn State)
May 4, 2017
Andrea Liu is the fifth female faculty member associated with the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to be elected to the Academy.
Nguyen Pham
May 3, 2017
Biochemistry senior Nguyen Pham (Catherine Clarke group) is a winner in ASBMB’s 21st annual Undergraduate Poster Competition. 
Mary Waddington
May 3, 2017
Mary Waddington (Spokoyny group) was selected for the AFRL 2017 Space Scholars Program to work on ionic liquid tailoring for thin conductive film electrolysis. 
Professor Paul Weiss
May 2, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been awarded the 2017 Jacques Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair by the National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), Canada.
Professor Kevan Shokat
Apr 28, 2017
Professor Kevan Shokat (University of California, San Francisco/HHMI) gave the 2017 Donald Cram Lecture on April 27th. 
Justin Caram
Apr 27, 2017

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Justin Caram, who will join our department as an assistant professor of physical chemistry this July.

Dr. Chong Liu
Apr 27, 2017
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Chong Liu, who will join our department as an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry this July.
Prof. Michael Hagan
Apr 26, 2017

Professor Michael Hagan (Brandeis University) gave the 3rd annual Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture on April 24th. 

Science Fair
Apr 21, 2017
Underserved middle school children with a passion for science and technology will compete in science fair at UCLA Ackerman Union this weekend.
Professor Jacqueline Barton
Apr 21, 2017
Professor Jacqueline Barton (Caltech) gave the Spring 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, April 19th.
Professor Juli Feigon
Apr 18, 2017
Biochemistry professor Juli Feigon will receive the Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award at the Protein Society's annual symposium.
Dr. Laurence Lavelle
Apr 17, 2017
Lavelle recently co-authored two solutions manuals, one for students and one for faculty, to accompany the “Chemical Principles” textbook.