students at reception
Sep 25, 2018
A welcome party for first-year Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students was held in the Court of Sciences patio on Friday, September 21, 2018.
Sep 25, 2018
More than 100 scientists from around the world attended the 10th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS10) at UCLA September 10-13, 2018. 
Ila Castro
Sep 20, 2018
Undergraduate student researcher Ila Castro (Spokoyny group) has been accepted into the prestigious UC LEADS program. 
Professor Heather Maynard
Sep 18, 2018
Professor Heather Maynard helps launch the Los Angeles mayor’s office WiSTEM LA initiative, which provides opportunities for women in STEM fields.
montage of photos
Sep 17, 2018
The new website pays tribute to former long-time Chemistry & Biochemistry non-ladder faculty and staff who have been key contributors to the department.
Professor Richard Cross
Sep 14, 2018
In honor of his former postdoctoral mentor, SUNY Professor Richard Cross has established the Paul Boyer and Rich Cross Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Fund.
Professor Hosea Nelson
Sep 14, 2018

Nelson was one of four speakers at the CCHF Virtual Symposium 11 hosted by the groups of Professors Ken Houk and Neil Garg.

Professor Anne Andrews
Sep 14, 2018
Professor Anne Andrews and alumna Dr Nako Nakatsuka lead team to develop a novel system to track brain chemicals. 
Professor Ken Houk
Sep 14, 2018
The Houk group with Bin Tan’s group at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) discover first asymmetric four-component Ugi Reaction.
gBSA logo
Sep 7, 2018
The Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA) crowned its first champion of the department-wide trivia night on August 30, 2018.
Sep 7, 2018
Three tributes to the late Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Paul Boyer have recently been published.
UCLA Chemistry Lecturer and author Eric Scerri
Sep 7, 2018
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri discussed his research and philosophy on chemistry with science show host Dr Keith Pannell.
Professor Zhao Li
Sep 6, 2018

Libby Teacher-Scholar Professor Zhao Li has been selected to receive a Women in Molecular Imaging Network (WIMIN) Scholar Award.

Cover of magazine
Aug 31, 2018
Professors Michael Jung, Sri Kosuri, Jose Rodriguez, and Sarah Tolbert are featured in the Summer 2018 UCLA College Magazine article “What if?”.
Professor Jorge Torres
Aug 30, 2018
The baton for the leadership of the NIH-supported UCLA CMB training program was passed on from Professor Steven Clarke to Professor Jorge Torres on July 1, 2018.
Professor Thomas Mason
Aug 30, 2018

Professor Thomas Mason and alumnus Dr Po-Yuan Wang have created lithographically pre-assembled monolayers of mobile Brownian shape-designed colloidal tiles.

Danielle Cadena
Aug 28, 2018
Undergraduate researcher Danielle Cadena (Caram group) has been accepted to the Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program.  
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Aug 23, 2018
Professor Jose Rodriguez, a biochemist, was recently named one of C&EN's Talented Twelve.
Professor Paul Weiss
Aug 20, 2018
Paul Weiss and the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital have been awarded a $100,000 St Baldrick’s Foundation grant.
Professor Kendall Houk
Aug 15, 2018

On August 14, 2018, the Houk Group hosted a Virtual Symposium on synthetic organic chemistry.

Professor Ohyun Kwon
Aug 13, 2018

Professor Ohyun Kwon, an organic chemist, has recently been awarded a $200,000 Technology Development Grant.

Professor Juli Feigon
Jul 31, 2018

The Biophysical Society (BPS) has named Professor Juli Feigon its 2019 Founders Award winner.

Professor Ohyun Kwon
Jul 31, 2018

Professor Ohyun Kwon, an organic chemist, has been awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim Green Chemistry Award for 2018.

Joyann Barber, a graduate student in Professor Neil Garg's lab group.
Jul 30, 2018

Joyann Barber, a PhD student in Professor Neil Garg’s group, has been awarded a 2018-2019 Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 

Science Cover
Jul 27, 2018
The team has discovered a chemical reaction that might someday be used to process petroleum waste into useful compounds.