Jan 24, 2014

Prof. Valter Longo (UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumnus) was interviewed by BBC News about a clinical trial of a diet that may boost resistance to some diseases and lead to weight loss.

Jan 17, 2014

Professor James C. Liao is the recipient of the NAS Award for Industrial Application of Science - presented this year in bioenergy.

Jan 17, 2014

Professor John Wasson was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on the launch of the UCLA Meteorite Gallery.

Jan 10, 2014

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry is delighted to announce the arrival of Assistant Professor, Sriram Kosuri.

Dec 20, 2013

An article featuring the research of Professor Ric Kaner has been named as KCET ReWire's Most Popular Story of 2013.

Dec 20, 2013
UCLA ranked No. 5 among U.S.
Dec 20, 2013

Photos from UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry CBGSA, AXE, and SMACS booths at Explore Your Universe 2013 are now available for viewing online.

Dec 13, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur (aka the Dancing Scientist) was recently featured in episodes of Daily Planet (Discovery Channel Canada).

Dec 13, 2013

Prof. Paul Weiss was part of a mental health panel at Partnering for Cures, held earlier this year in New York. The video from the panel discussion is now available for viewing online.

Dec 6, 2013

Prof. Paul Weiss' presentation at TEDxOrangeCoast is now available for viewing online.

Dec 6, 2013

The 2013 Seaborg Symposium video recordings are now available for viewing online.

Dec 6, 2013

Arlene Russell and Ken Houk have written a biographical memoir of Orville Chapman, eminent UCLA professor who passed away in 2004. The memoir has been published online by the National Academy of Sciences.

Nov 27, 2013

The list of winners and photos from the 2013 Departmental Awards Ceremony are now available for viewing online.

Nov 27, 2013

A Tale of Seven Elements by Dr. Eric Scerri has been selected by NewScientist in their list of the best science books of 2013.

Nov 27, 2013

Research by the Zink Group (Tania Guardado-Alvarez, Melissa Russell, and Prof. Jeff Zink) and Schwartz Group (Dr. Lekshmi Sudah Devi and Prof. Ben. Schwartz) was spotlighted by the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).

Nov 22, 2013

SMACS represented UCLA at STEAM Nation 2013, one of the largest events in LA County celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education (STEAM).

Nov 22, 2013

America Public Media's "Marketplace Tech" recently interviewed Professor Richard Kaner in a feature story about supercapacitors.

Nov 15, 2013

The new Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association (CBGSA) will be hosting a demonstration booth at this year's Exploring Your Universe (EYU) event here at UCLA this Sunday, Nov. 17th, 12-5pm!

Nov 15, 2013

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Kathy Nguyen (Maynard Group) has been selected for the 2014 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium.

Nov 15, 2013
The UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry Department will begin offering some beginning laboratory classes on the weekend next quarter in response to growing student demand.
 
Nov 15, 2013

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova has been appointed to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry.

Nov 8, 2013

Photos from the 2013 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner (honoring Prof. Ken Houk) are now available online for viewing.

Nov 8, 2013

Research by Prof. Louis Bouchard and colleagues (published in the October 24, 2013 issue of Nature) was highlighted in the issue's editorial article, titled, "Magnetic Map."

Nov 8, 2013

Dr. Eric Scerri was interviewed on the The Business of Wisdom with Dr. Alvin, "where world leaders and thinkers come to chat", heard on CBS Radio Washington and online.

 

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