Sep 11, 2013

Professor Paul Weiss was recently quoted in the Chemical & Engineering News' cover story on the future of nanotechnology.  The article is part of the Nine for Ninety feature, which marks the 90th anniversary of C&EN.

Aug 29, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri's article in response to the recent confirmation of element 115 has been published on the Huffington Post.

Aug 29, 2013

UCLA Organic Chemistry was highlighted in Paramount Pictures’ The Guilt Trip, a comedy-drama film starring Barbara Streisand and Seth Rogan.

Aug 28, 2013
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry invites applications for full-time Academic Coordinator position to lead and coordinate educational programs and initiatives for the department.
 
 
Aug 23, 2013

UCLA Today has highlighted Professor Michael Jung and fellow researchers who have led efforts to cure prostate cancer.

Aug 21, 2013
Photos from ISMB/ECCB 2013 and the awarding of the ISCB Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award to Professor David Eisenberg are now available online.
 
The International Society of Comput
Aug 21, 2013

Professors Paul Weiss and Anne Andrews was recently profiled in the MIT Technology Review article, "Chemical Connector".

Aug 19, 2013

For the third consecutive year, UCLA is rated second among U.S. public universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Aug 16, 2013

Thirty-three new summer researchers (future graduate students) joined the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and completed a two-day orientation program, held in July of this year.  

Aug 16, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri's latest book, A Tale of Seven Elements, was recently reviewed by the New Scientist and Times Higher Education.

Aug 16, 2013

An oil painting titled "Daydreaming", by Elizabeth Rieke Hefley has been added to the collection on display in the Winstein Commons, Young Hall 3037.

Aug 13, 2013

Remembering Gordon W. Gregory, a longtime supporter and friend of the department.

Aug 9, 2013

UCLA placed eighth in the London Times Higher Education 2013 World Reputation Rankings, which orders schools according to international prestige.

Aug 9, 2013

For the conclusion of the Faculty Spotlight series of our three recently promoted faculty (Duan, Kwon and Garg), this week's feature focuses on Professor Neil Garg.

Aug 9, 2013
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions in the areas of Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry during the 2013-14 academic year.
Aug 8, 2013
A special departmental safety training meeting has been scheduled for all graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, staff researchers, and undergraduate research students on Tuesday, August 13 from 12-1 pm in CS 50. 
 
Aug 2, 2013
Continuing on the Faculty Spotlight series of the three recently promoted faculty (Duan, Kwon and Garg), this week's feature focuses on Professor Xiangfeng Duan.
 
Professor Xiangfeng Du
Aug 2, 2013

The 2013-2014 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Orientation Handbook is now available for incoming undergraduate students.

Jul 29, 2013

Professor Charles Knobler is one of 96 distinguished members of the American Chemical Society who have been named as 2013 ACS Fellows.  The 2013 Fellows represent 28 National Committees, 30 Divisions, and 49 Local Sections of the ACS.  

Jul 26, 2013

The department would like to congratulate Professor Ohyun Kwon, who joined Professor Xiangfeng Duan and Professor Neil Garg in their promotions to the rank of full professor this month.

Jul 26, 2013

UCLA researchers, led by Professor David Eisenberg, have identified compounds that target amyloid fibrils in Alzheimer's and other brain diseases.

Jul 26, 2013

PhysOrg reported on the development by Professor Kendall Houk, Dr. Yong Liang (Houk Group) and colleagues of a new chemical reaction with the potential to lower the cost and streamline medicine manufacturing.

Jul 19, 2013

Graduate student Crystal Valdez (Alexandrova Group) was part of the official video blog team of the 63rd Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau.

Jul 18, 2013

The Daily Bruin featured two UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry undergraduate students who helped to bring medical aid to 300+ people in the Philippines.

Jul 16, 2013

The Times Higher Education (UK) World University Rankings 2012-2013 (powered by Thompson Reuters) ranked UCLA Physical Sciences number 9 and UCLA number 13 in the world.

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