Several members of the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry are featured in a special centennial issue of the UCLA College Magazine.
The issue “celebrates the College’s defining moments over the past 100 years”. An online version of the 48-page magazine can be viewed here. Printed copies will be available in the future.
Two articles feature the research of Nobel laureates and UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members Professors William Libby in “Revolutionizing Science” (pg 13) and Paul Boyer in “Understanding How Complex Life Evolved” (pg 14) as part of a tribute to UCLA’s thirteen faculty and alumni Nobel laureates, seven of whom have ties to our department.
Dean’s Prize winner Abby Thurm, an undergraduate researcher in Professor William Gelbart’s group, is profiled in an article titled “Undergraduate Education – Student Research” (pg 17).
Professors Richard Kaner and Sarah Tolbert’s work on designing superhard materials is featured in an article titled “Designing Superhard Materials” (pg 18).
Professor Michael Jung’s cancer drug discovery research is featured in an article titled “Designing Molecules to Save Lives” (pg 31).
Professors Hosea Nelson and Jose Rodriguez’s MicroEd electron microscopy research is featured in an article titled “The Future of Molecular Research” (pg 35).
- Professor Heather Maynard’s work on the synthesis of next-generation polymers is featured in an article titled “Promise of Chemistry” (pg 37).
Penny Jennings and Nikki Erinakis, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, email@example.com.