Jun 24, 2013

Highlights from Professor James K. Gimzewski's exhibition opening of "Duality", held earlier this year, is available for viewing online.

Jun 21, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members Robin Garrell, Ken Houk, Sabeeha Merchant and Joan Valentine attended the 150th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), held earlier this year in Washington, D.C.

Jun 21, 2013

Neil Garg has been named as the Bruinwalk.com 2012-2013 UCLA Professor of the Year.

Jun 20, 2013

Professor James C. Liao has been named co-winner of the 2013 Eni Award in Renewable and Non-Conventional Energy.

Jun 18, 2013

Remembering Dr. John McTague, a distinguished member and longtime supporter of our department.

Jun 14, 2013

Students from Professor Neil Garg's Chemisry 14D (Organic Chemistry) class created 98 music videos detailing the various chemical reactions they've learned.  Their efforts were featured in a story by UCLA Newsroom.

Jun 14, 2013

UCLA Today featured Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay's awarding of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award by UCLA Academic Senate, earlier this month.

Jun 14, 2013

Dr. Laurence Lavelle recently published two books, the Instructor Solutions Manual and Students Solutions Manual to accompany Chemical Principles- The Quest for Insight, 6th Edition.

Jun 7, 2013

Dr. Jiansen Jiang and Dr. Edward Miracco won the 2013 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research. Professor Ken Houk was also presented with the 2013 Postdoctoral Mentoring Award.  The awards were presented at the Postdoctoral Scholar's Reception.

Jun 7, 2013

Professor Margot Quinlan was presented with the 2013 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXE) Glenn T. Seaborg Award at the annual AXE Seaborg Banquet held in May 2013.

Jun 6, 2013

Professor Paul Weiss and Professor Anne Andrews were featured in an article by The Guardian (UK), discussing the "Brain" Initiative announced by President Obama in April this year.

May 31, 2013

Crystal Valdez, a graduate student in Prof. Anastassia Alexandrova's lab has been selected as one of 73 American students to travel to Lindau, Germany to participate in the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

May 30, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry is delighted to announce that Robijn Bruinsma will be joining its faculty in a split appointment with his home department, Physics & Astronomy, effective July 1, 2013.

May 29, 2013

UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) were recognized by the Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society (SCALACS) for receiving an Honorable Mention Student Chapter Award from the American Chemical Society.

May 28, 2013

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Dr. Eric Scerri.  The book published by Oxford University Press is titled, "A Tale of Seven Elements."

May 24, 2013

The Spring 2013 issue of the UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Newsletter is now available!

May 23, 2013

A study published in the journal Nano Today by Professor Yi Tang and colleagues has been featured by the National Cancer Institute.

May 22, 2013

Professor Gerard Wong and colleagues discovered that highly resilient bacteria communities known as biofilms organize in a rich-get-richer pattern similar to many economies.

May 21, 2013

With 79 new graduate students, the Fall 2013 graduate student cohort is among the largest incoming classes in the history of the department.

May 20, 2013

A full-length feature article by Dr. Eric Scerri has just appeared in the June issue of Scientific American magazine.

May 17, 2013

A groundbreaking membrane material developed by Professor Richard Kaner and his colleagues has received an international award for innovation at one of the water industry’s largest global conferences. 

May 16, 2013

The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Chemistry (OCDC) is a graduate student-led group that creates a close-knit community among graduate students and faculty and promotes cultural diversity in the sciences. 

May 15, 2013

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Molecular Biology Institute held the 2013 MBI Postdoctoral Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 8, 2013.  The event was hosted by Prof. Miguel Garcia-Garibay.

May 14, 2013

Professor Sabeeha Merchant was part of a team of 70 scientists from the U.S., China, Australia and Japan who have sequenced and annotated the genome of the "sacred lotus," believed to have a powerful genetic system that repairs genetic defects.

May 10, 2013

Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay has been selected by the UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity as the faculty recipient of the 2013 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award.