Houk’s group writes final chapter of Winstein’s Norbornyl saga

2 months ago

  • Research

In 1949, in Haines Hall, the Chemistry building before the move to Young Hall in 1952, Professor Saul Winstein and his graduate student Daniel Trifan carried out experiments that led […]

Houk’s group writes final chapter of Winstein’s Norbornyl saga
January 9

New! 2023 Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Magazine

3 months ago

  • General

We are proud to share with you the highlights of the many achievements of members of the UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry community in our new 20-page color departmental magazine. Click […]

New! 2023 Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Magazine
December 15

MRS 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award

3 months ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Graduate
  • Student

Ph.D. student Aamir Hassan Shah (Duan group) is one of 15 students nationwide selected for a prestigious Materials Research Society (MRS) 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award. Selection for […]

MRS 2023 Fall Meeting Graduate Student Silver Award
December 15

2023 M. Frederick Hawthorne Symposium

3 months ago

  • Events

On December 8, 2023, the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry honored Professor Christopher “Kit” C. Cummins (MIT), recipient of the ACS 2023 M. Frederick Hawthorne Award in Main Group Inorganic […]

2023 M. Frederick Hawthorne Symposium
December 14

2023 National Academy of Inventors

3 months ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Faculty

Professors Xiangfeng Duan and Paul S. Weiss have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The academy’s fellowship honors inventors at academic institutions who have “demonstrated […]

2023 National Academy of Inventors
December 12

INCITE 2024 Award

3 months ago

  • Awards, Grants, & Recognition
  • Faculty
  • Research

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova wins supercomputer access for 2024 from the DOE Office of Science through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.  Only 75 of […]

INCITE 2024 Award
December 8

Fall 2023 Distinguished Lecture by Professor David Christianson

3 months ago

  • Events

Professor David Christianson (University of Pennsylvania), a distinguished figure in the field of biological chemistry, visited UCLA on November 16, 2023, to give the Fall 2023 Distinguished Lecture. Select photos […]

Fall 2023 Distinguished Lecture by Professor David Christianson
December 1

Chemists use oxygen and copper “scissors” to cut carbon bonds and create new, valuable molecules at lower cost

3 months ago

  • Faculty
  • Recent Research
  • Research

Professor Ohyun Kwon and her research group have developed a groundbreaking method which utilizes oxygen and copper to efficiently break carbon-carbon bonds in hydrocarbons and convert them into valuable amine […]

Chemists use oxygen and copper “scissors” to cut carbon bonds and create new, valuable molecules at lower cost
November 28