Professor Keriann Backus
Feb 19, 2020
Professor Keriann Backus has been named to the Alexander and Renee Kolin Endowed Professorship of Molecular Biology and Biophysics Term Chair for five years. 
Professor David Eisenberg
Feb 18, 2020
Professor David Eisenberg has been selected as the 2020 Passano Award Laureate in recognition of his groundbreaking protein research. 
Professor Ken Houk
Feb 18, 2020
Two Southern California research teams joined efforts to reveal the mechanistic underpinnings of an unusually efficient carbon-carbon bond formation. 
Dean Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Feb 14, 2020
Physical Sciences Dean and professor of organic chemistry Miguel García-Garibay gave the Andrew Steitwieser lecture at UC Berkeley on February 11, 2020.   
Dr. Zhaoyang Lin
Feb 12, 2020
Dr Zhaoyang Lin (Duan group) received the Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research at the 2020 UCLA Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on February 5. 
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Feb 12, 2020
Professor Jose Rodriguez is one of four UCLA assistant professors selected to receive the prestigious 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship.  
Maya Pathuri
Feb 7, 2020
Alumna Ramya “Maya” Pathuri (’19, Spokoyny group) shares her experiences as an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Phillips Scholar in new video. 
Professor Paul Weiss
Feb 6, 2020
Professor Paul Weiss and alum Adam Stieg (PhD ’07) made presentations at the Vision 2020 Series “It Came From Nano Space” event on February 1.
Joseph Ong
Feb 4, 2020
BMSB graduate student Joseph Ong’s in-depth article about cancer is featured in ASBMB Today magazine on World Cancer Day, February 4.
EVC and Provost Professor Emily Carter
Jan 31, 2020
UCLA’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Professor Emily Carter gave the Winter 2020 Distinguished Lecture on January 22.  
Professor Christopher Foote
Jan 31, 2020
Third-year organic chemistry graduate students Jason Chari, Cooper Jamieson, Chris Jones, and Ishika Saha have been named the 2020 Senior Foote Fellows.  
Professor Sarah Tolbert
Jan 31, 2020
Professor Sarah Tolbert and several chemistry & biochemistry researchers are featured in a new video about the CNSI Education Program.
Walter and Shirley Wang
Jan 30, 2020
Walter and Shirley Wang have donated $2M to the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to establish two new endowments.
Mindshare image
Jan 30, 2020
UCLA and MindshareLA will present a year-long series of events that explore innovations ranging in scale from the tiny to the cosmic.
New tile
Jan 24, 2020
The tile art piece, which is part of the UCLA Campus Art Collection, has been updated to assure a more inclusive environment for our Native American students.
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Jan 22, 2020

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova is co-PI of team to receive $1.5M Sloan Foundation grant for research on electrochemical CO2 removal from air.

Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Jan 21, 2020
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova wins the 2020 Early-Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry by the Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. 
Professor James Halpert
Jan 21, 2020
Alum Professor James Halpert (University of Connecticut) shares his memories of UCLA chemistry classes in recent issue of Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Sustainability Open House Flier
Jan 14, 2020
The UCLA Joint Research Safety Initiative (JRSI) is hosting a sustainability open house for Chemistry & Biochemistry researchers on Tuesday, January 21.  
Drs. Masuo and Lorraine Toji
Jan 10, 2020
The late Lorraine and Masuo Toji have left $1 million to our department to support undergraduate education and research.
Professor Justin Caram
Jan 9, 2020
Professor Justin Caram has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.
Kevin Cheung
Jan 8, 2020
Alumnus Dr Kevin Cheung (PhD ’19, Andrews/P Weiss groups) is lead author of ACS Sensors cover article and profiled by the journal. 
Research image
Jan 7, 2020
Professor James Gimzewski & alum Adam Stieg (PhD ’07) are part of team that has taken a significant stride toward goal of creating thinking machines. 
Dr. Eric Scerri
Jan 7, 2020

To mark the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the periodic table, Eric Scerri’s book about the periodic table was featured in the New Yorker.  

Dec 20, 2019
UCLA researchers and Ilhan Yavuz from Turkey, unraveled the surface defect-deactivation mechanism in perovskite solar cells using molecules found in tea, coffee and chocolate.