Chloe Cheng
Jun 1, 2018
Biochemistry senior Chloe Cheng is among three undergraduates recognized nationally by the Alpha Chi Sigma Scholar Award honorable mention.
 
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Jun 1, 2018
Professors Anastassia Alexandrova and Margot Quinlan receive inaugural Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Awards.
 
Blavatnik medal
May 31, 2018
Professors Xiangfeng Duan and Neil Garg have been named two of 31 National Finalists for the 2018 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.
 
student at poster
May 31, 2018
Over 40 undergraduate researchers from the department presented posters at the UCLA Research Poster Day, six were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize. 
 
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May 31, 2018
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) funding enables Professor Michael Jung’s group to successfully adopt the use of waterless condensers in their organic synthesis work.
 
Glass award
May 25, 2018
On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, over 170 people gathered at the Luskin Center to celebrate the installation of six new endowed Chairs for the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.
 
Dr. Laurence Lavelle
May 25, 2018
In Chemistry World, Laurence Lavelle is interviewed about placement of the Group 3 elements in the periodic table, and the d-block and f-block elements
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May 23, 2018
The Organization for Cultural Diversity in Science (OCDS) held its second annual Spring Science and Engineering Showcase for local community college students.   
 
Professor Benjamin Schwartz
May 23, 2018
Professor Benjamin Schwartz and graduate student Devon Widmer co-authored the paper featured in a recent issue of the prestigious journal Nature Chemistry.
 
Dr. Harlan Amstutz
May 18, 2018
Alumnus Harlan Amstutz (’53, MD ’56) has been selected for the 2018 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award. 
 
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May 18, 2018
New Endowed Professors in General Chemistry, Albert Courey & Yung-Ya Lin, will work together to enhance the learning experience for life science undergrads. 
 
Student at science fair
May 10, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Student Association (CBGSA) members inspire young chemists at local elementary school science fair.
 
Professor Ellen Sletten
May 10, 2018
Professor Ellen Sletten was presented with the 2018 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 5th.                    
 
Students in front of Royce Hall
May 9, 2018
On May 8, 2018, Professor Neil Garg and his students hosted a visit to UCLA by 25 science students from Valencia High School.  
 
Professor Kendall Houk
May 8, 2018
On May 8, 2018, the Houk group hosted a virtual symposium on synthetic organic chemistry featuring talks by Sarah Reisman (Caltech) and Phil Baran (Scripps).  
 
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
May 8, 2018
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova and alum Dr Mai-Anh Ha’s work on endothermic cooling of hypersonic jets featured in Chemical & Engineering News.
 
Professor Richard Kaner
May 8, 2018
The RSC recognizes Professor Richard Kaner for his “outstanding contributions to solid-state synthesis, energy storage materials & super hard materials.”
 
Professor Jeffrey I. Zink
May 4, 2018
Professor Jeffrey Zink was awarded the American Chemical Society Southern California Section's highest honor, the Tolman Medal, on May 1, 2018.
 
Professor Heather Maynard
May 4, 2018
Professor Heather Maynard has been selected for the award which honors her contribution to a diverse campus.
 
Professor Dean Tantillo
Apr 27, 2018
Professor Dean Tantillo (PhD ’00, Houk) edits new book, Applied Theoretical Organic Chemistry, which features several UCLA connected chemists. 
 
Professor Victoria Orphan
Apr 25, 2018
Professor Victoria Orphan (California Institute of Technology) gave the Spring 2018 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture on Friday, April 20. 
 
Professor Thomas Mason
Apr 25, 2018
A paper by Professor Thomas Mason and PhD student Ha Seong Kim has been selected for the 2018 Rheologica Acta Publication Award.
 
Professor Kendall Houk
Apr 24, 2018
Professor Ken Houk and Dr Jacob Sanders in his group have provided computational evidence to support a new mechanism of action for FAD.
 
Dr. Eric Scerri
Apr 24, 2018
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Dr Eric Scerri is co-editor of a recently released new book on the periodic table.
 
Professor Steven Clarke
Apr 19, 2018
Clarke is featured in the society’s magazine in recognition of the 2018 William C Rose Award which he will receive at the upcoming ASBMB meeting in San Diego.
 

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