Prof. Stefan Hell accepting the Seaborg Medal
Nov 24, 2015

Photos from the 2015 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner honoring Prof. Stefan W. Hell are now available for viewing.

Neil Garg
Nov 19, 2015
Professor and Vice Chair for Education Neil Garg has been selected as the 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching California Professor of the Year. 
Legacy Award
Nov 17, 2015
Professor David Eisenberg was awarded the Legacy Award at the 2nd Annual UCLA Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) Awards Dinner on November 12th.
Art/Sci Logo
Nov 10, 2015
The UCLA community joined founders Professor Jim Gimzewski and Professor Victoria Vesna to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Art|Sci. 
Departmental Awards
Nov 10, 2015
A photo gallery of the 2015 Departmental Awards Ceremony and a list of the award recipients is now available online.
Jeffrey Zink
Nov 6, 2015
Professor Jeffrey Zink and graduate student Zilu Li are part of a team that has developed a method for improving antibiotic's efficacy while reducing side effects.
Alex Spokoyny
Nov 6, 2015
Professor Alexander Spokoyny is co-author of the paper describing the research recently published in the prestigious journal Nature.
Jeffrey Vinokur
Nov 4, 2015

Biochemistry graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur explains how he combined his two loves: chemistry and hip-hop, in recent issue of UCLA Magazine.

ECS logo
Oct 30, 2015
Graduate students have formed an official student chapter of the Electrochemical Society at UCLA (UCLA-ECS).
US News logo
Oct 29, 2015
UCLA is ranked #6 in chemistry and #10 in biology/biochemistry in the recently released 2016 US News and World Report Best Global Universities rankings.
Anastassia Alexandrova
Oct 29, 2015
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova has been selected for a 2016 WCC Rising Star award for excellence in the scientific enterprise.
Child with experiment
Oct 28, 2015
Organic chemistry graduate students performed outreach events at the Warner Avenue Elementary School and UCLA’s Krieger daycare facility in October, 2015.
Prof. Zhen-Gang Wang
Oct 21, 2015
Select photos from the 2015 Robert Scott Lecture, presented by Professor Zhen-Gang Wang, are now available for viewing.
Erick Harr
Oct 21, 2015
1st year graduate student Erick Harr (Tolbert Group) has been awarded a prestigious UC-MEXUS fellowship that will fund him throughout his graduate career.
Prof. Juli Feigon
Oct 16, 2015
The groundbreaking research, led by Professor Juli Feigon, was published online this week by the prestigious journal Science.
Lyda and Paul Boyer
Oct 16, 2015
The event celebrated the 2015 Postdoctoral Awardees and paid tribute to Paul & Lyda Boyer for their generous support of postdoctoral fellows. 
Professor Richard Heck
Oct 12, 2015
Richard Heck (BS ’52 chemistry, PhD ’54 physical organic chemistry, Saul Winstein group, 2011 Seaborg medalist) died on October 9, 2015, in Manila. 
Andrea Hadjikyriacou
Oct 9, 2015
Andrea Hadjikyriacou (Steve Clarke group) and Alexander Nikolich Patananan (PhD Biochemistry '14) are the session organizers.
Professor Neil Garg
Oct 9, 2015
Professor Neil Garg has been selected for the 2015 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award for Organic Synthesis.
Professor Hosea Nelson
Oct 9, 2015

One of our newest faculty members was interviewed about his career path in the Oct 1st issue of the prestigious journal.

Oct 2, 2015
Professor Ric Kaner and postdoc Maher El-Kady have published an easy to understand article about their research in IEEE Spectrum.
Sep 25, 2015

The department welcomed its incoming class of graduate students with a full agenda of activities during the week of September 21.   

Professor Sri Kosuri
Sep 22, 2015

Professor Sri Kosuri is the PI of one of three projects to receive a total of $15M from the NSF to research intricacies of olfaction and neural coding of odors.

Welcome new Bruins!
Sep 21, 2015
On the first day of instruction, the department started what will surely become a long-standing tradition: a chemistry and biochemistry department reception for incoming students.
Professor David Eisenberg
Sep 18, 2015

In Nature researchers led by UCLA Professor David Eisenberg and Tamir Gonen (HHMI Janelia) offer closest look yet at core of α-synuclein aggregates.