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Oct 24, 2018

The UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) have received the ACS CGI's 2017-2018 Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award.

Professor Paula Diaconescu
Oct 16, 2018
Professor Paula Diaconescu discussed her research and career path with host Rockefeller University postdoctoral researcher Toshiki Nakashige on his podcast.
Wei Chen
Oct 12, 2018

Graduate student Wei Chen (Zink group) has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Yin Chin Foundation of USA and STUF United Fund Inc.

Professor Neil Garg
Oct 5, 2018

Professor Neil Garg has been named the Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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Oct 4, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry postdoctoral fellows and faculty were honored at the 2018 UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on September 25th.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Oct 4, 2018

The team reported on the development of a scalable and low-cost solution-based approach to making high-performance flexible TFTs and electronic circuits.

Professor Ellen Sletten
Oct 3, 2018

Professor Ellen Sletten receives prestigious 1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.  

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Oct 2, 2018
Team from UCLA, USC, Caltech and Harvard, led by UCLA physicist Wesley Campbell, awarded 2.7 million 3-year DOE Quantum Information Science Research Award. 
Rishi Makkar
Sep 28, 2018
Biochemistry undergraduate student Rishi Makkar was part of the UCLA team whose poster placed 3rd in the 2018 APRU Undergraduate Student Poster Contest.
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Sep 27, 2018
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its fourth annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.