Daniel Robertson
Feb 8, 2019
First-year chemistry graduate student Daniel Robertson (Tolbert group) has been awarded a prestigious UCLA Alumni Association Fellowship.
Professor Christopher Foote
Feb 7, 2019
Organic chemistry graduate students Sarah Anthony, Daniel Estabrook, Kersti Caddell Haatveit, and Stasik Popov have been named the 2019 Senior Foote Fellows.  
Professor Ken Houk
Feb 4, 2019
Kendall Houk, UCLA’s Saul Winstein Professor of Organic Chemistry, gave the Andrew Steitwieser lecture at UC Berkeley on January 29, 2019.  
Wendell Scott likes his new lab coat
Feb 1, 2019
The new lab coats are made of a highly protective light-weight fabric which was developed by a former UCLA organic chemistry graduate student.
Professor Emeritus Ruth Van Horn
Jan 28, 2019
UCLA alum Ruth Warner Van Horn, the first female chemistry faculty member at Franklin & Marshall College, passed away on January 20, 2019, at the age of 100.
Professor Joanna Aizenberg
Jan 25, 2019
Professor Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard) visited UCLA on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, to give the Winter 2019 Distinguished Lecture.
summer researcher at poster session
Jan 22, 2019
Our Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program offers UCLA undergraduates the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty mentor during the summer.
Professor Richard Kaner
Jan 17, 2019
Nanotech Energy, co-founded by Professor Richard Kaner and Maher El-Kady, clears huge hurdle in the production of high-quality graphene-based materials.
Dr. Andrew Udvar Hazi
Jan 17, 2019
Former UCLA theoretical physical chemistry professor and alum Dr Andrew Hazi (’64) passed away on December 4, 2018 at the age of 77.
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau
Jan 15, 2019
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau has been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS.
Dr. Eric Scerri
Jan 14, 2019

UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri, world expert on the periodic table, discusses the 150th anniversary of the periodic table.

Dr. Audree Fowler
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate students Kevin Murray, Scott McConnell, and Rebeccah Warmack have been selected as 2018-19 Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.
Guillaume Urtecho
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate student Guillaume Urtecho (Kosuri group) is one of three UCLA graduate students to receive a prestigious 2018 MBI Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Catherine Leetola
Jan 8, 2019
We are sad to report that alumna Catherine Leetola passed away at the age of 34 on December 28, 2018, after a courageous two-year cancer battle.
Seaborg Medal
Dec 13, 2018
Two giants in the science of electron cryo-microscopy were awarded the 2018 Glenn Seaborg Medal in recognition of their crucial contributions to the field.
Richard Kaner
Dec 11, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the prestigious European Academy of Sciences.
Nako Nakatsuka
Dec 7, 2018
Alumna Nako Nakatsuka (PhD '17 Andrews/P Weiss Groups), an ETH Zürich postdoctoral fellow, receives the 2018 Norma Stoddart Prize. 
science image
Dec 7, 2018
Garg group members undergraduate student Melinda Nguyen and PhD student Bryan Simmons named 2019 Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry Foundation Scholars.
Dec 5, 2018
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 12 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on December 4, 2018.
Child with test tube
Nov 29, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, grad students, and undergrads helped make the 2018 Exploring Your Universe event a huge success.
science images
Nov 27, 2018
Five UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2018, as determined by Clarivate Analytics
Nov 27, 2018
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members have been selected as 2018 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
Chemistry and Biochemistry logo
Nov 27, 2018
Professors Justin Caram, Yung-Ya Lin, Margot Quinlan, and Ben Schwartz named inaugural Faculty Fellows of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS).
2018 Mautner Graduate Awards
Nov 20, 2018
Chemistry graduate students Wei Chen (Zink lab), Cheng-Wei Lin (Kaner lab), and Mary Waddington (Spokoyny lab) to receive 2018 Mautner Graduate Awards.
Hung V. Pham
Nov 20, 2018
Chemistry instructor Hung V Pham (PhD '15 Houk group) discusses the fun challenge of creating puzzles for the escape room that he and his friends created.