Professor Ellen Sletten
Dec 1, 2020
Professor Ellen Sletten and collaborators are one of 13 research teams chosen for a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Deep Tissue Imaging grant.  
Professor Paul Weiss
Dec 1, 2020
Professor Paul Weiss has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition of his contributions to nanoscience and specifically electronic transport in molecular systems. 
Teacher-Scholar Instructor News
Nov 25, 2020
We are pleased to welcome to the department our two new Teacher-Scholar Instructional faculty members. 
Nicole Lynn
Nov 24, 2020
BMSB PhD student Nicole Lynn (Torres lab) writes third article for ASBMB Today magazine as part of their contributor program.  
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Nov 20, 2020
PhD students Tim Boit, Jason Chari, and Rachel Knapp receive the 2020 Education Innovation Award for creating and teaching a successful online summer course. 
Professor Alex Spokoyny
Nov 20, 2020
In the inaugural podcast of UCLA’s Bruin Family Insights, Professor Alex Spokoyny discusses the challenges of teaching and mentoring remotely during a pandemic. 
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Nov 18, 2020
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate, placing them among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
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Nov 17, 2020
UCLA graduate students launch crowdfunding campaign to raise $100K to endow an annual UCLA lectureship series to celebrate Black chemists and biochemists.
Professor Neil Garg
Nov 13, 2020
KCET’s online magazine “Southland Sessions” and UCLA Arts “Works in Progress” podcast feature Professor Neil Garg and his passion for education.  
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Nov 12, 2020
Professor Xiangfeng Duan's group and UCLA collaborators devise an approach that could enable the development of programmable devices made of 2-D semiconductors. 
Professor Ellen Sletten
Nov 10, 2020
Professor Ellen Sletten is one of four young investigators selected for the 2020 International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS) Young Chemical Biologist Award. 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Nov 9, 2020
Article by Anastassia Alexandrova and Borna Zandkarimi (PhD ’20) is one of five top cited Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters catalysis papers.
Dr. ic Scerri
Nov 5, 2020
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri is ranked 2nd in all chemical influencers in the world over the last decade (2010-2020) by
Professor Patrick Harran
Nov 5, 2020
Professor Patrick Harran’s group and collaborators have discovered how the marine natural product callyspongiolide kills cancer cells. 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Nov 3, 2020
Xiangfeng Duan and co-authors develop electrode material that could enable construction of lithium-ion batteries with a high charging rate and storage capacity.
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Oct 27, 2020
Each year, Exploring Your Universe brings thousands of people to campus each year to learn about science - this year it will be virtually.
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Oct 22, 2020
Graduate students Claire Dickerson (Alexandrova lab) and Ashley Shin (Caram lab) receive Center for Quantum Science & Engineering graduate fellowships.
Professor Joseph Loo
Oct 19, 2020
For a second year, Professor Joseph Loo has been named as one of the world’s leading analytical chemists by The Analytical Scientist magazine.
Professor Ellen Sletten
Oct 19, 2020
Ellen Sletten’s group, in collaboration with scientists in Germany, develops new imaging probes and technologies to allow for real-time multicolor imaging. 
Dr. Jeffrey Vinokur
Oct 15, 2020
Graduate students Musibau Francis Jimoh (Kaner lab) and Rachel Knapp (Garg lab) are featured in video with alum Dr Jeffrey Vinokur (PhD ’17 Bowie lab).
Professor Keriann Backus
Oct 15, 2020
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation selects Professor Keriann Backus as one of 20 recipients of the 2020 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  
Professor Sri Kosuri
Oct 9, 2020
Technology created by Professor Sri Kosuri’s UCLA-founded startup company Octant leads to the development of a faster and cheaper COVID-19 testing technique.
Professor Hosea Nelson
Oct 8, 2020
Professor Hosea Nelson has been named as a recipient of the prestigious 2020 Eli Lilly Grantee Award for Organic Chemistry. 
Professor Juli Feigon
Oct 7, 2020
Professor Juli Feigon discusses her telomerase research with science journalist Robyn Williams on “The Science Show”. 
Professor Benny Ng
Oct 5, 2020
Pierce College professor Benny Ng (BS ’03, MS ’09, PhD ’10 Tolbert group) features rapper Snoop Dogg in viral video encouraging students to read class syllabus.