student winners
Nov 22, 2017
Several undergraduate researchers received presentation awards at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) on Nov 4, 2017.
 
Device
Nov 21, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner and postdoc Maher El-Kady created the device that can use solar power to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy.
 
Nako Nakatsuka
Nov 21, 2017

Nako Nakatsuka, a graduate student in the groups of Professors Anne Andrews and Paul Weiss, has illustrated a children’s chemistry book.

Prof. Margot Quinlan
Nov 21, 2017
Professor Margot Quinlan and graduate student Aanand Patel lead UCLA research team to discover new role for the protein involved in muscle function.
 
Professor Richard Kaner
Nov 13, 2017
Professor Ric Kaner and his research collaborators in Australia have recently published a paper in the journal Science on the synthesis of 2D materials.
 
Professor Thomas Mason
Nov 13, 2017
Professor Thomas Mason and his research group have just published a joint paper on the glass and jamming transitions of concentrated nanoemulsions with their Swiss collaborators in Scientific Reports.
 
Dr. Anna Fisher
Nov 9, 2017
The retired astronaut received the award at the Exploring Your Universe festival on the UCLA campus on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
 
Nov 9, 2017
A paper by Professor Ellen Sletten, her group, and MIT researchers, including Professor Justin Caram's MIT postdoctoral work, was highlighted in the journal.
 
Prof. Miguel Garcia Garibay
Nov 7, 2017

Professor and dean of the division of physical sciences Miguel Garcia-Garibay featured in Chemical & Engineering (C&EN).

Nov 7, 2017
Biochemistry, Molecular & Structural Biology (BMSB) graduate students volunteered at the annual Exploring Your Universe event.
Hidden Figures Movie Poster
Nov 2, 2017
The department recently hosted international visitors from China, Sri Lanka, and Uzbekistan for the US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.
 
Dr.
Marie Curie
Nov 2, 2017
Professors Anastassia Alexandrova & Sarah Tolbert featured in The Journal of Physical Chemistry issue honoring Marie Curie's 150th birthday.
 
Professor Thomas Cech
Nov 1, 2017
Nobel Laureate Thomas Cech (University of Colorado Boulder) gave the Fall 2017 Distinguished Lecture to an audience of over 300 people.
 
Dr. Tanya Petrossian
Oct 23, 2017
Alumna Dr Tanya Petrossian (BS Biochemistry ’05, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology ’10) appointed Mayor Eric Garcetti's Entrepreneur in Residence. 
 
Professor Katja Lindenberg
Oct 17, 2017
Professor Katja Lindenberg (University of California, San Diego) presented the 11th annual Robert Scott lecture on October 16, 2017.  
 
Lindenberg, the
Professor Hosea Nelson
Oct 17, 2017
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has selected Professor Hosea Nelson as one of 18 recipients for the 2017 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  
 
Dr. Maher El-Kady
Oct 12, 2017
Postdoctoral scholar Maher El-Kady was the featured guest on the show which is produced by the largest media company in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Professor Chong Liu
Oct 11, 2017
UCLA assistant professor of chemistry, Chong Liu, has been named by Science News as one of 10 exceptional young scientists.
 
Professor James Gimzewski
Oct 10, 2017
An extensive article about the research project led by Professor Jim Gimzewski and alum Adam Steig (PhD '07) was featured in the October 4, 2017 issue. 
 
Professor Anne Andrews
Oct 9, 2017
Professor Anne Andrews has received a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. 
 
Fraser Stoddart
Oct 6, 2017

Nobel Laureate Fraser Stoddart returned to campus to present the Norma Stoddart Prizes for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Citizenship.

students at party
Oct 5, 2017
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its third annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
 
Prof. Neil Garg
Sep 29, 2017

Garg's lecture, "How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA's Most Popular Classes", is open to the public, registration is required.

Margot Quinlan
Sep 29, 2017
Quinlan’s interview was featured in the “People & Ideas” section of the October 2, 2017, issue of the journal.  
 
Dr. Myung Ki Hong
Sep 29, 2017
Hong's gift will create two endowed chairs to support scientific research with applications ranging from regenerative medicine to environmental sustainability.
 

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