Nov 1, 2013

San Jose Mercury News has profiled the Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator and UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus, Jason Tarver (M.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology).

Nov 1, 2013

Research by Professor Louis Bouchard and colleagues has gained tremendous coverage from a vast array of outlets, including the National Science Foundation, RSC Chemistry World, and ScienceDaily.

Oct 18, 2013

Speakers: 2013 Seaborg Medalist, Ken Houk (UCLA); 2005 Nobel Laureate, Robert Grubbs (CalTech); Carolyn Bertozzi (UC Berkeley/HHMI/LBNL); Paul Wender (Stanford); David Baker (U. of Washington/HHMI); William Jorgensen (Yale).

 

Oct 15, 2013

Professor Neil Garg's undergraduate organic chemistry class was listed as one of the reason why UCLA Life (UCLA undergraduate student blog) loves the Quarter System.

Oct 15, 2013

In a new study, Professor Raphael Levine and his colleagues' analyzed the gene-expression profiles of more than 2,000 patients and were able to identify cancer-specific gene signatures for breast, lung, prostate and ovarian cancers.

Oct 11, 2013

Professor Randy Schekman, UCLA alumnus with ties to UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his role in figuring out how proteins are secreted and transported in human cells.

Oct 4, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner is now available.  

Oct 4, 2013
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Oct 4, 2013

The Times Higher Education (UK) World University Rankings 2013-2014 (powered by Thompson Reuters) has ranked UCLA Physical Sciences number 9 and UCLA number 12 in the world.

Oct 4, 2013

MIT Technology Review, Chemistry World, and UCLA reported this week on research led by Prof. James Liao, that resulted in a highly efficient method for breaking down glucose for use in biofuels.

Sep 27, 2013

Tuesday's ACS Nano featured an op-ed by Professor Paul S. Weiss, highlighting a meeting of leaders in nanotechnology in Beijing. Weiss was also quoted Monday in a Chemical and Engineering News article about the meeting.

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.
 
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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.

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