Professor Craig Merlic
May 30, 2017
The department congratulates Professor Craig Merlic on his promotion to the rank of full professor.
Professor Anne Andrews
May 30, 2017
Professor Andrews presented her “TED-type talk” on chemical signaling in the brain to the ACS Board of Directors and national meeting attendees.
Student presenting poster
May 26, 2017
Several chemistry and biochemistry undergraduate researchers presented posters at the event - three were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize.
Group photo of visiting students
May 26, 2017
The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) hosted students from El Camino College, Los Angeles City College, and Pasadena City College.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
May 25, 2017
Professor Jose Rodriguez has been selected as a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
Professor Sabeeha Merchant
May 24, 2017
Professor Sabeeha Merchant and researcher Sean Gallaher are part of the team whose research could lead to advances in biofuels and medicine.
Biochemistry students pose for a group photo on the sand at Santa Monica beach
May 19, 2017
The Saturday afternoon event on May 13th was organized by the UCLA Graduate Biochemistry Student Association
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
May 18, 2017
Professor Alexander Spokoyny was presented with the 2017 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 6th.
Rico Lomarda
May 17, 2017
An interview with third-year biochemistry undergraduate student Rico Lomarda about his music was recently featured in the student-run daily newspaper.
Dr. Sep Sarshar
May 12, 2017
Alumnus Sep Sarshar ’89 has been selected for the 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
May 12, 2017
At the end of April, the Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) held its Annual Retreat in Ventura. 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 12, 2017
Research by Professor Xiangfeng Duan and members of his group was published in the journal Science this week.
Professor Patrick Harran
May 12, 2017
Professor Patrick Harran was awarded the 31st Yoshida Lectureship from the International Organic Chemistry Foundation (IOCF) in Japan. 
Dr. Eric Scerri
May 11, 2017
Author and UCLA chemistry lecturer Eric Scerri discussed his new book in an interview on Book Circle Online (BCO).
Professor Richard Kaner
May 11, 2017
Professor Richard Kaner & postdoc Maher El-Kady are part of the team to design a supercapacitor that could make safer & more durable devices. 
Professor Neil Garg
May 9, 2017
Professor Neil Garg has been named the 2017 winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Teaching Award.
Matthew Fontana
May 5, 2017
Matthew Fontana (Schwartz group) has been selected for the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
Student with poster
May 4, 2017
On Saturday, April 29, the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted the annual ACS Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference. 
Professor Andrea Liu (Penn State)
May 4, 2017
Andrea Liu is the fifth female faculty member associated with the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to be elected to the Academy.
Nguyen Pham
May 3, 2017
Biochemistry senior Nguyen Pham (Catherine Clarke group) is a winner in ASBMB’s 21st annual Undergraduate Poster Competition. 
Mary Waddington
May 3, 2017
Mary Waddington (Spokoyny group) was selected for the AFRL 2017 Space Scholars Program to work on ionic liquid tailoring for thin conductive film electrolysis. 
Professor Paul Weiss
May 2, 2017
Professor Paul Weiss has been awarded the 2017 Jacques Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair by the National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), Canada.
Professor Kevan Shokat
Apr 28, 2017
Professor Kevan Shokat (University of California, San Francisco/HHMI) gave the 2017 Donald Cram Lecture on April 27th. 
Justin Caram
Apr 27, 2017

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Justin Caram, who will join our department as an assistant professor of physical chemistry this July.

Dr. Chong Liu
Apr 27, 2017
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Chong Liu, who will join our department as an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry this July.