May 8, 2013

Professor James Gimzewski and co-workers have demonstrated that graphene can be grown in prepatterned copper-coated substrates and applied to the production of MEMS devices, such as atomic force microscope (AFM) probes.

May 7, 2013

Jack Bracken (Harran Group), Xin Hong (Houk Group), Hung Pham (Houk Group), and Evan Styduhar (Garg Group) have been announced as the new Foote Fellows by the Organic Faculty at UCLA.  

May 7, 2013

Chemistry & Biochemistry Undergraduates Avalon Dismukes (Kaner Group) and Alex Yeh (Houk Group) have been selected as 2013-2014 Beckman Scholars.  

May 6, 2013

Professor Xiangfeng Duan has been awarded the 2013 Beilby Medal and Prize, administered by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.  

May 3, 2013

Professor Neil K. Garg has been selected for the 2013 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, presented by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.

May 2, 2013

Professor Carla M. Koehler was profiled in the latest issue of the Journal of Cell Biology, published on April 29, 2013.

May 1, 2013

Two more international translations of books by Dr. Eric Scerri have been published.  They include a Chinese translation of his 2007 book on the period table and a Spanish translation of the book, "Very Short Introduction to the Periodic Table" (originally published in 2011).

Apr 30, 2013

The UCLA Student Chapter of ACS participated in E3 (Ecology, Economy, Equity) and UCLA Sustainability's Annual Earth Day Fair at UCLA's Intramural Field.

Apr 30, 2013

The UCLA Student Chapter of ACS hosted a tour of Chemistry & Biochemistry facilities for members of the ACS Student Chapter from Santa Monica College on April 15, 2013.

Apr 30, 2013

Professor James K. Gimzewski was highlighted in Nature Magazine's feature about scientists who are merging together their love of science and art.

Apr 25, 2013

Adam Goetz (Graduate Student, Neil Garg lab) has been awarded the 2013-14 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award.

Cover Article for Electronics Weekly
Apr 25, 2013

An article on Professor Richard B. Kaner's research was the cover story for Electronic Weekly for the week of April 10-16, 2013.

Apr 25, 2013

On April 13th, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomed thousands of future Bruins and their families for UCLA’s Annual ‘Bruin Day’ event. 

Apr 18, 2013

A team led by Professor Carla Koehler have discovered a new agent that may be useful in strategies to remove pluripotent stem cells that fail-to-differentiate from their progeny, tissue-specific cells.

Apr 17, 2013

A new study by Professor James K. Gimzewski and collaborators suggests that the elasticity of physical matrix used for growing cardiomyocytes outside the body may be critical to the success of cardiac tissue engineering efforts.

Apr 16, 2013

Professor Sarah Tolbert was part of a team that made a form of niobium oxide suitable for serving as a high-performance supercapacitor.

Apr 15, 2013

Graduate Student Jessica Wang (Kaner Group) won first place in the 2013 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting's "Science as Art" competition for her electron micrograph entitled, "Polyaniline in Bloom".

Apr 12, 2013

Professor Juli Feigon, along with researchers at UCLA and UC Berkeley, have for the first time ever, solved the puzzle of how the various components of an entire telomerase enzyme complex fit together and function in a three-dimensional structure.

Apr 12, 2013

Professor James K. Gimzewski is a member of a research team, under sponsorship of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), who have been working on a program called “physical intelligence.”

Apr 10, 2013

Jeffrey Vinokur, a first year biochemistry graduate student, will be headlining the Nebraska Science Festival on April 13, 2013 at the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Apr 5, 2013

Professors Paul Weiss and Anne Andrews were among a group of UCLA guests invited to the White House on April 2 for President Obama’s introduction of the BRAIN Initiative.

Apr 2, 2013

Three graduate students in Chemistry and Biochemistry received the 2013 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowships, and five graduate students received Honorable Mentions, in recognition of their academic achievement.

Mar 25, 2013 has covered research by Professor Richard Kaner and graduate student Maher El-Kady in the section, "Alternative Energy: Which technologies will power the future?"

Mar 22, 2013

RSC Publishing has announced that Professor Heather Maynard has joined Polymer Chemistry as a member of the Editorial Board.

Mar 20, 2013

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation featured research by Professor James Gimzewski, aimed at creating a computer with a structure that mimics the human brain.