Oct 9, 2014

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE WUR) 2014-15 has ranked UCLA number 9 in the world for Physical Sciences.

Oct 9, 2014

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

Oct 3, 2014

Led by Professors Gerard Wong and Andrea Kasko, UCLA Scientists have engineered antibiotics that effectively attack persister cells, which are responsible for making bacteria resistant to new drugs.

Oct 3, 2014

UCLA Newsroom wrote a feature on Chemistry & Biochemistry undergraduate student, Emily Gordon, who is seeking to compete in the 2016 Olympics.

Oct 3, 2014

Liana Hie (Garg Lab) has been awarded the 2014-15 American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Fellowship, sponsored by Amgen.

Sep 26, 2014

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus, Dr. Satya Majeti, has been honored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) with the 2014 Heroes of Chemistry Award.

Sep 26, 2014

UCLA researchers discover that rare disorder is caused when enzyme goes to the wrong location in cell.

Sep 19, 2014

Dr. Román Macaya (Ph.D., 1993, Feigon Group) was recently appointed as Costa Rica's ambassador to the United States.

Sep 19, 2014

UCLA Newsroom recently featured Chemistry & Biochemistry undergraduate student, Megan Cory, who formed a campus group to educate the public on ways to prevent diabetes.

Sep 12, 2014

Professor Heather Maynard and colleagues have developed a novel glycopolymer to be used as the resist in the direct patterning of active biomolecules by electron beam lithography.

Sep 12, 2014

Led by Professor David Eisenberg, scientists have for the first time mapped the atomic structure of a protein within a living cell.

Sep 5, 2014

UCLA Organization for Cultural Diversity in Chemistry was the featured Chemistry Graduate Student Organization (CGSO) in the August 2014 issue of the ACS Graduate & Postdoctoral Chemist.

Aug 28, 2014

Professor Xiangfeng Duan is part of a team of UCLA researchers who have received a $2-million grant from the NSF EFRI to explore new approaches to assembling nanoscale materials for use in a variety of manufacturing and research applications.

Aug 28, 2014

Professor Jorge Torres was featured in a promotional video for the UCLA Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), which will be shown to thousands of attendees at the 2014 SACNAS National Conference.

Aug 27, 2014

The QS World University Rankings 2014 placed UCLA 10th in the subject of chemistry. The SJTU Academic Ranking of World Universities also released their 2014 rankings and placed UCLA 12th in the world and 9th in Natural Sciences and Mathematics.  

Aug 22, 2014

Professor Richard Kaner's research on graphene-based supercapacitors was featured on Nasdaq.com.

Aug 20, 2014

Professor James Liao has been named to Taiwan's Academia Sinica, the preeminent academic institution in the Republic of China.

Aug 15, 2014

Professors Miguel Garcia-Garibay, Neil Garg, and Paul Weiss have been selected for the ACS 2015 National Awards.

Aug 14, 2014

Xiangfeng Duan and colleagues have set the stage for a watershed in mobile energy storage by using a special graphene material to significantly boost the energy density of electrochemical capacitors.

Aug 8, 2014
Aug 8, 2014

Professor Louis Bouchard and colleagues have developed nanodiamonds (ND) which can be used to perform fully correlated optical and electron microscopy.

Aug 1, 2014

A photo collage from the 2014 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony is now available for viewing online.

Jul 31, 2014

Prof. Jim Gimzewski was recently featured on the radio program Pulse of the Planet (presented by the National Science Foundation), where he described the use of atomic force microscopes to listen to the sounds made by a single cell.

Jul 25, 2014
The UCLA Graduate Division and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry recently hosted undergrads from Mount St.
Jul 24, 2014

Nature Physics recently highlighted the Zink Group's ACS Nano publication, "Taking the Temperature of the Interiors of Magnetically Heated Nanoparticles."