Professor Stuart Schreiber
Apr 8, 2021
Professor Stuart Schreiber, Harvard University & Co-Founder, Broad Institute, gave the virtual Spring 2021 Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 
 
Abby Thurm
Apr 8, 2021
Former undergraduate researcher alumna Abby Thurm ’20 Biochemistry (Gelbart/Knobler group) is featured on URC-Sciences’ Student Spotlight. 
 
Thurm is profiled on UCLA's Undergraduate Resear
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Apr 7, 2021
Postdoc Borna Zandkarimi (Alexandrova group), PhD student David Boyer (Eisenberg group), and alum Marco Messina (PhD '19 Maynard and Spokoyny groups) have been selected to participate in the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June 2021.
 
Kierstyn Anderson
Apr 7, 2021
PhD student Kierstyn Anderson (Spokoyny lab) has been selected for the AFRL 2021 Space Scholars Program to work on the design, fabrication, characterization, and development of functional coatings and materials. 
 
Apr 7, 2021
Undergraduate researchers David Dumas (Liu lab) and Jaybree Lopez (Loo Lab) explain their research and offer advice to new students in URC-Sciences Research Elevator Pitch videos. 
 
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Professors David Eisenberg and Jose Rodriguez
Apr 1, 2021
In a new MBI video, Professors David Eisenberg and Jose Rodriguez discuss the promising new therapies they each are developing in their labs.
 
Professor Ken Houk
Mar 30, 2021
Professor Ken Houk is co-leader of research team that discovered selective photochemically-induced Diels-Alder reactions of nitrogen-containing molecules to give bicyclic products with high selectivity.
 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Mar 29, 2021

Professor Xiangfeng Duan’s recent Nature perspective article, which provides critical insights into the future of semiconductor technology, is featured in-depth in EE|Times magazine.

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Mar 25, 2021
Congratulations to our current and former students who have received prestigious 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards and Honorable Mentions.
 
Professor Amy Keating
Mar 22, 2021
This week we shine a spotlight on alumna MIT biologist and president of The Protein Society, Professor Amy Keating (PhD ’98 Houk/García-Garibay groups). 
 
Nicole Lynn
Mar 18, 2021

BMSB PhD student Nicole Lynn (Torres lab) writes fourth article for ASBMB Today magazine as part of their contributor program.  

Haines Hall
Mar 18, 2021

92 years ago today, Chemistry 1A was the first class ever taught at UCLA's Westwood campus.

Professor Alex Spokoyny
Mar 16, 2021

Professor Alexander Spokoyny has been selected for one of UCLA’s highest teaching honors, the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty.

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Mar 12, 2021
The García-Garibay, Garg, and Houk research groups explored the synthesis of challenging structural motifs with  photochemical reactions in crystals.
 
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Mar 11, 2021
Undergraduate researchers Luke Elissiry, Garrett Kukier and Andy Nguyen receive awards at the 2021 Koret UC LEADS Research and Leadership Symposium.
 
Dr. Laurence Lavelle aka "Dr. DJ LL"
Mar 11, 2021
Students from Dr Laurence Lavelle’s 14B classes thoroughly enjoyed a fun “Karaoke Night w/ DJ Lavelle” virtual event and contest on March 6th. 
 
Fay Lin
Mar 10, 2021
In honor of International Women’s Day 2021, BMSB graduate student Xiaofei ‘Fay’ Lin is profiled by the UCLA International Institute and UCLA Newsroom
 
Professor Heather Maynard
Mar 3, 2021
On Monday evening, March 8, Professor Heather Maynard will be featured speaker at Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society special event.
Professor Michael Jung
Mar 2, 2021
Professor Michael Jung, the UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, is co-leader of UCLA team working to develop a new drug to treat multiple sclerosis.  
 
Dr. Joseph Loo
Mar 1, 2021
Professor Joseph Loo has been chosen for the 2021 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry.
 
Prof. Alexander Spokoyny
Feb 26, 2021
In new article, Professor Alex Spokoyny and former and current members of his group write about undergraduate teaching and mentorship at UCLA.
 
Dr. James LuValle
Feb 25, 2021
We are celebrating Dr James Ellis "Jimmy" LuValle who graduated from UCLA’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department 85 years ago and led an extraordinary life.  
 
Omar Leon
Feb 25, 2021
PhD student Omar Leon (Schwartz lab) receives 2021 ACS CHAS Graduate Student Safety Leadership Award in recognition of his safety work on campus and nationally. 
 
Samantha Theresa Mensah
Feb 22, 2021

Materials chemistry PhD student Samantha Theresa Mensah’s interview with Professor Davita Watkins of the University of Mississippi is featured in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).

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Feb 18, 2021
A highly-collaborative study at UCLA by García-Garibay, Houk and Brown (Physics) groups show promising applications of dipolar rotors in the solid state.              
 
The team's research

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