Sep 27, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri has recently published, 30-Second Elements: The 50 Most Significant Elements, Each Explained in Half a Minute. In other news, A Tale of 7 Elements, was recently reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.

Sep 20, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry has been ranked number 8 in the world, according to the 2013-2014 QS World University Rankings in the field of Chemistry.

Sep 20, 2013

UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) will kick off the 2013-2014 school year with the launch of their new website and the first general meeting on Sept. 30, 2013.  

Sep 20, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Students Carly Ferguson, Alex Jacobitz, and Alexander Patananan have been selected as the 2013 Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.

Sep 13, 2013

As part of the Chemical & Engineering News' Nine for Ninety cover story, Professors Ken Houk and Anastassia Alexandrova were two of the eminent scientists asked to tell C&EN, "What do you think a chemical bond is in reality?"

Sep 13, 2013

Professor Neil Garg has been awarded the 2013 Bristol-Myers Squibb Unrestricted Grant in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.

Sep 11, 2013

Professor Paul Weiss was recently quoted in the Chemical & Engineering News' cover story on the future of nanotechnology.  The article is part of the Nine for Ninety feature, which marks the 90th anniversary of C&EN.

Aug 29, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri's article in response to the recent confirmation of element 115 has been published on the Huffington Post.

Aug 29, 2013

UCLA Organic Chemistry was highlighted in Paramount Pictures’ The Guilt Trip, a comedy-drama film starring Barbara Streisand and Seth Rogan.

Aug 28, 2013
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry invites applications for full-time Academic Coordinator position to lead and coordinate educational programs and initiatives for the department.
 
 
Aug 23, 2013

UCLA Today has highlighted Professor Michael Jung and fellow researchers who have led efforts to cure prostate cancer.

Aug 21, 2013
Photos from ISMB/ECCB 2013 and the awarding of the ISCB Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award to Professor David Eisenberg are now available online.
 
The International Society of Comput
Aug 21, 2013

Professors Paul Weiss and Anne Andrews was recently profiled in the MIT Technology Review article, "Chemical Connector".

Aug 19, 2013

For the third consecutive year, UCLA is rated second among U.S. public universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Aug 16, 2013

Thirty-three new summer researchers (future graduate students) joined the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and completed a two-day orientation program, held in July of this year.  

Aug 16, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri's latest book, A Tale of Seven Elements, was recently reviewed by the New Scientist and Times Higher Education.

Aug 16, 2013

An oil painting titled "Daydreaming", by Elizabeth Rieke Hefley has been added to the collection on display in the Winstein Commons, Young Hall 3037.

Aug 13, 2013

Remembering Gordon W. Gregory, a longtime supporter and friend of the department.

Aug 9, 2013

UCLA placed eighth in the London Times Higher Education 2013 World Reputation Rankings, which orders schools according to international prestige.

Aug 9, 2013

For the conclusion of the Faculty Spotlight series of our three recently promoted faculty (Duan, Kwon and Garg), this week's feature focuses on Professor Neil Garg.

Aug 9, 2013
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions in the areas of Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry during the 2013-14 academic year.
Aug 8, 2013
A special departmental safety training meeting has been scheduled for all graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, staff researchers, and undergraduate research students on Tuesday, August 13 from 12-1 pm in CS 50. 
 
Aug 2, 2013
Continuing on the Faculty Spotlight series of the three recently promoted faculty (Duan, Kwon and Garg), this week's feature focuses on Professor Xiangfeng Duan.
 
Professor Xiangfeng Du
Aug 2, 2013

The 2013-2014 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Orientation Handbook is now available for incoming undergraduate students.

Jul 29, 2013

Professor Charles Knobler is one of 96 distinguished members of the American Chemical Society who have been named as 2013 ACS Fellows.  The 2013 Fellows represent 28 National Committees, 30 Divisions, and 49 Local Sections of the ACS.  

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