Professor Guillaume Chanfreau
Jan 15, 2019
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau has been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS.
Dr. Eric Scerri
Jan 14, 2019

UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri, world expert on the periodic table, discusses the 150th anniversary of the periodic table.

Dr. Audree Fowler
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate students Kevin Murray, Scott McConnell, and Rebeccah Warmack have been selected as 2018-19 Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.
Guillaume Urtecho
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate student Guillaume Urtecho (Kosuri group) is one of three UCLA graduate students to receive a prestigious 2018 MBI Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Catherine Leetola
Jan 8, 2019
We are sad to report that alumna Catherine Leetola passed away at the age of 34 on December 28, 2018, after a courageous two-year cancer battle.
Seaborg Medal
Dec 13, 2018
Two giants in the science of electron cryo-microscopy were awarded the 2018 Glenn Seaborg Medal in recognition of their crucial contributions to the field.
Richard Kaner
Dec 11, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the prestigious European Academy of Sciences.
Nako Nakatsuka
Dec 7, 2018
Alumna Nako Nakatsuka (PhD '17 Andrews/P Weiss Groups), an ETH Zürich postdoctoral fellow, receives the 2018 Norma Stoddart Prize. 
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Dec 7, 2018
Garg group members undergraduate student Melinda Nguyen and PhD student Bryan Simmons named 2019 Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry Foundation Scholars.
Dec 5, 2018
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 12 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on December 4, 2018.
Child with test tube
Nov 29, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, grad students, and undergrads helped make the 2018 Exploring Your Universe event a huge success.
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Nov 27, 2018
Five UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2018, as determined by Clarivate Analytics
Nov 27, 2018
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members have been selected as 2018 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
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Nov 27, 2018
Professors Justin Caram, Yung-Ya Lin, Margot Quinlan, and Ben Schwartz named inaugural Faculty Fellows of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS).
2018 Mautner Graduate Awards
Nov 20, 2018
Chemistry graduate students Wei Chen (Zink lab), Cheng-Wei Lin (Kaner lab), and Mary Waddington (Spokoyny lab) to receive 2018 Mautner Graduate Awards.
Hung V. Pham
Nov 20, 2018
Chemistry instructor Hung V Pham (PhD '15 Houk group) discusses the fun challenge of creating puzzles for the escape room that he and his friends created.
Children with pumpkin
Nov 16, 2018
The UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry students visited the local elementary school to demonstrate experiments with a Halloween theme.
Professor Juli Feigon
Nov 16, 2018
The structure of telomerase with telomeric DNA from the Feigon lab has been featured as November 2018 “Molecule of the Month” in the RCSB Protein Data Bank.
Merceded Brianna Cornelious
Nov 14, 2018
Bruinlife's 2018 UCLA Senior of the Year Mercedes Cornelius (BS '18) is a guest on the first season of new web series Nerd Girl Nation.
Professor Zhao Li
Nov 9, 2018
Teacher-Scholar Professor Zhao Li explains her teaching philosophy in a short video recorded as part of the recognition by the UCLA Academic Senate.
Zeeshan Parvez
Nov 8, 2018
Second-year chemistry graduate student and US Marine Corps veteran Zeeshan Parvez (Spokoyny group) speaks at UCLA’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov 9. 
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Nov 2, 2018
UCLA students introduced hands-on experiments related to nanotechnology in both Spanish and English to thousands of attendees at the Feria de Educación at CSUN.
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Oct 30, 2018
The preprint, which describes the application of a groundbreaking method to study organic compounds, was downloaded 19,000 times in a 24-hour period. 
Professor David Eisenberg
Oct 26, 2018
In Nature Chemistry, UCLA researchers report their discovery of compound that could combat brain cell death in Alzheimer's patients.  
John D. Roberts
Oct 25, 2018
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Professors George Whitesides (Harvard) and David Schuster (NYU) presented the 2018 John D and Edith M Roberts Lecture at UCLA.