Professor Paul Weiss
Aug 20, 2018
Paul Weiss and the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital have been awarded a $100,000 St Baldrick’s Foundation grant.
 
Professor Kendall Houk
Aug 15, 2018

On August 14, 2018, the Houk Group hosted a Virtual Symposium on synthetic organic chemistry.

Professor Ohyun Kwon
Aug 13, 2018

Professor Ohyun Kwon, an organic chemist, has recently been awarded a $200,000 Technology Development Grant.

Professor Juli Feigon
Jul 31, 2018

The Biophysical Society (BPS) has named Professor Juli Feigon its 2019 Founders Award winner.

Professor Ohyun Kwon
Jul 31, 2018

Professor Ohyun Kwon, an organic chemist, has been awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim Green Chemistry Award for 2018.

Joyann Barber, a graduate student in Professor Neil Garg's lab group.
Jul 30, 2018

Joyann Barber, a PhD student in Professor Neil Garg’s group, has been awarded a 2018-2019 Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 

Science Cover
Jul 27, 2018
The team has discovered a chemical reaction that might someday be used to process petroleum waste into useful compounds.
 
At the reception
Jul 27, 2018
On July 24, 2018, the department hosted a reception for all undergraduate and high school students who conduct research in faculty labs. 
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Jul 25, 2018

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova cohosted the 6th International Conference on Chemical Bonding (ICCB) in Hawaii this July.

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Jul 23, 2018

Alumnus Robert (BS ’42) and Mae Carter have donated $100,000 to support the Women in Chemistry Initiative in the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

Professor Neil Garg
Jul 18, 2018

Professor Neil Garg, an organic chemist, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for 2018.

Professor Eric Scerri
Jul 18, 2018

UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri gives opening plenary lecture at the 22nd International Conference on the Philosophy of Chemistry in Bristol. 

Professor Yi Tang
Jul 13, 2018
Professor Yi Tang is co-leader of the UCLA team of engineers and scientists to discover a new and potentially highly effective type of weed killer.
 
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Jul 13, 2018
Hosted by the Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA), series features alumni career talks & research talks by postdocs & PhD students.
 
Ken Houk with attendees
Jul 11, 2018
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 10 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on July 10, 2018.
 
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Jul 9, 2018
Professors Hosea Nelson & Jose Rodriguez have been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS.
 
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Jul 9, 2018
More than 80 scientists from around the world attended the International Congress on Theoretical Aspects of Catalysis (ICTAC) at UCLA June 24-28, 2018. 
 
Professor Sarah Tolbert
Jul 6, 2018
Professor Sarah Tolbert will serve as Director of the SCALAR center which will seek to increase battery capacity, stability and safety.
 
Dr. Harlan Amstutz
Jul 6, 2018

Photos from the 2018 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony and a video of Dr Harlan Amstutz's commencement address are now available.

Professor Kendall Houk
Jul 3, 2018
In May and June 2018, symposia in Shenzhen, China, and Vancouver, Canada, honored Ken Houk, the UCLA Saul Winstein Research Professor in Organic Chemistry. 
 
Professor Jorge Torres
Jun 29, 2018

Professor Jorge Torres has won the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award.

Professor Neil Garg
Jun 29, 2018

Professor Neil Garg has won the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education.

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Jun 28, 2018
Six undergraduate students from four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will contribute to research projects in department laboratories this summer.
 
Colin Plesa
Jun 28, 2018
Postdoctoral fellow Calin Plesa (Sri Kosuri’s group) wins prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Career Award at the Scientific Interface (CASI).
 
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Jun 27, 2018
Professors Louis Bouchard and Paul Weiss are part of team whose discovery could be a step toward developing treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases.
 

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