Scientists Reveal Secrets of Enzyme Used to Make Popular Anti-cholesterol Drug

10 years ago

A team of researchers led by Professors Ken Houk, Yi Tang, and Todd Yeates have published their findings in the June 2014 print edition of journal Nature Chemical Biology. UCLA Newsroom […]

Scientists Reveal Secrets of Enzyme Used to Make Popular Anti-cholesterol Drug
May 13

Dancing Scientist Featured on National TV

10 years ago

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student, Jeffrey Vinokur (The Dancing Scientist), recently appeared on the Queen Latifah Show and Home & Family to perform experiments and share his passion for science. […]

Dancing Scientist Featured on National TV
May 9

RSC Spiers Memorial Award

10 years ago

UCLA Alumnus and former faculty member, Professor Fred Wudl, is the recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2014 Spiers Memorial Award. News.ucsb.edu (Julie Cohen): Professor Wudl received the 2014 Spiers Memorial […]

RSC Spiers Memorial Award
May 8

Quantum Mechanics Build Path to Quicker, More Efficient Chem-bio Countermeasures

10 years ago

DTRA’s JSTO in the News highlighted Professor Ken Houk and colleagues’ work on the publication, “Acceleration of an Aromatic Claisen Rearrangement via a Designed Spiroligozyme Catalyst that Mimics the Ketosteroid Isomerase […]

Quantum Mechanics Build Path to Quicker, More Efficient Chem-bio Countermeasures
May 6

2014 UCLA Bruin Day

10 years ago

On April 19, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomed thousands of future Bruins and their families for UCLA’s Annual Bruin Day event.  UCLA Bruin Day is our exclusive, annual […]

2014 UCLA Bruin Day
May 2

National Academy of Sciences

10 years ago

Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the NAS is one of the […]

National Academy of Sciences
May 1

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

10 years ago

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Steven Lopez (Houk Group) is the student recipient of the UCLA Academic Senate’s 2014 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. Nominations for the Diversity, Equity, […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award
April 30

Elusive σ Aromaticity Captured

10 years ago

Prof. Anastassia Alexandrova and colleagues have created a unique transition metal hydride in which the hydrogens form a five-membered aromatic ring – something that had been theorized but until now […]

Elusive σ Aromaticity Captured
April 28