Mar 12, 2015

UCLA is ranked No. 2 among all U.S. public universities according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings for 2015.

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Mar 12, 2015

Professors Miguel Garcia-Garibay & Neil Garg selected for 2015 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards.

Anna Fisher
Mar 6, 2015

Astronaut and UCLA alumna Anna Lee Fisher speaks to undergraduates at Careers in Chemistry & Biochemistry class.

Paul Weiss
Mar 6, 2015

Professor Paul Weiss was featured in the February 23, 2015, issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).

Ken Houk
Mar 3, 2015

Ken Houk, Saul Winstein Professor of Organic Chemistry, who turned 72 last week, has reached a milestone in his distinguished career: his 1,000th research publication.

Professor Hosea Nelson
Mar 2, 2015

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry would like to welcome Hosea M. Nelson, who will be joining our department as an Assistant Professor in the Organic Chemistry division.

Feb 27, 2015

Photos from the 2015 Norma Stoddart Prize Lectures are now available for viewing.  The full photo gallery is available here.

Feb 26, 2015

On Friday, January 30, 2015, Professor Richard Kaner and the UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) visited Melida Lopez’s class at the Ánimo College Preparatory Academy. 

Feb 19, 2015

Photos from the Winter 2015 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture by Professor Harry Gray are now available for viewing.

Feb 19, 2015

Professor Sriram Kosuri was recently interviewed by the NewScientist sharing his thoughts on the potential of using DNA to store data as a "time capsule."

Feb 10, 2015

PNAS Early Edition has featured a profile of Professor Sabeeha Merchant to accompany her inaugural article, "Copper economy in Chlamydomonas: Prioritized allocation and reallocation of copper to respiration vs. photosynthesis."

Feb 9, 2015

Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Feb 6, 2015

The department would like to congratulate Professor Anastassia Alexandrova, who was recently promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2015.

Jan 30, 2015

Photos from the inaugural Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture are now available for viewing.

Jan 29, 2015

Professor Bill Gelbart was recently interviewed by UCLA Health to discuss the "Five intriguing facts about viruses that cause measles, Ebola and other scourges."

Jan 23, 2015

Professor Craig Merlic was recently appointed as the Executive Director of the UC Center for Laboratory Safety.

Jan 23, 2015

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Dan McNamara (Yeates Lab) was named as one of the Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.

Jan 16, 2015

The UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) were selected for the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Commendable Student Chapter Award.

Jan 9, 2015

Professor Timothy Deming has been appointed as an Associate Editor for the ACS Journal, Biomacromolecules.

Jan 7, 2015

Professor Al Courey has been appointed as the first Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences.

Dec 23, 2014

For the second consecutive year, UCLA ranked No. 5 in Kiplinger Personal Finance’s list of “Best Values in Public Colleges.”

Dec 23, 2014
Professor Anne Andrews and colleagues have published that early exposure to antidepressants affects adult anxiety and serotonin transmission.
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Dec 22, 2014

Professors Sabeeha Merchant, Joseph Loo, and colleagues have found that some cells build intracellular compartments that allow the cell to store metals and maintain equilibrium.

Dec 19, 2014

Graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur and his act as the "Dancing Scientist" was recently profiled by ASBMB Today.

Dec 17, 2014

Professor David Eisenberg has been awarded the first Switzer Prize for Biomedical Discovery.