Children with pumpkin
Nov 16, 2018
The UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry students visited the local elementary school to demonstrate experiments with a Halloween theme.
Professor Juli Feigon
Nov 16, 2018
The structure of telomerase with telomeric DNA from the Feigon lab has been featured as November 2018 “Molecule of the Month” in the RCSB Protein Data Bank.
Merceded Brianna Cornelious
Nov 14, 2018
Bruinlife's 2018 UCLA Senior of the Year Mercedes Cornelius (BS '18) is a guest on the first season of new web series Nerd Girl Nation.
Professor Zhao Li
Nov 9, 2018
Teacher-Scholar Professor Zhao Li explains her teaching philosophy in a short video recorded as part of the recognition by the UCLA Academic Senate.
Zeeshan Parvez
Nov 8, 2018
Second-year chemistry graduate student and US Marine Corps veteran Zeeshan Parvez (Spokoyny group) speaks at UCLA’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov 9. 
students with baloons
Nov 2, 2018
UCLA students introduced hands-on experiments related to nanotechnology in both Spanish and English to thousands of attendees at the Feria de Educación at CSUN.
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Oct 30, 2018
The preprint, which describes the application of a groundbreaking method to study organic compounds, was downloaded 19,000 times in a 24-hour period. 
Professor David Eisenberg
Oct 26, 2018
In Nature Chemistry, UCLA researchers report their discovery of compound that could combat brain cell death in Alzheimer's patients.  
John D. Roberts
Oct 25, 2018
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Professors George Whitesides (Harvard) and David Schuster (NYU) presented the 2018 John D and Edith M Roberts Lecture at UCLA.
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Oct 24, 2018

The UCLA Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) have received the ACS CGI's 2017-2018 Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award.

Professor Paula Diaconescu
Oct 16, 2018
Professor Paula Diaconescu discussed her research and career path with host Rockefeller University postdoctoral researcher Toshiki Nakashige on his podcast.
Wei Chen
Oct 12, 2018

Graduate student Wei Chen (Zink group) has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Yin Chin Foundation of USA and STUF United Fund Inc.

Professor Neil Garg
Oct 5, 2018

Professor Neil Garg has been named the Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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Oct 4, 2018
Chemistry & Biochemistry postdoctoral fellows and faculty were honored at the 2018 UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on September 25th.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Oct 4, 2018

The team reported on the development of a scalable and low-cost solution-based approach to making high-performance flexible TFTs and electronic circuits.

Professor Ellen Sletten
Oct 3, 2018

Professor Ellen Sletten receives prestigious 1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.  

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Oct 2, 2018
Team from UCLA, USC, Caltech and Harvard, led by UCLA physicist Wesley Campbell, awarded 2.7 million 3-year DOE Quantum Information Science Research Award. 
Rishi Makkar
Sep 28, 2018
Biochemistry undergraduate student Rishi Makkar was part of the UCLA team whose poster placed 3rd in the 2018 APRU Undergraduate Student Poster Contest.
students at reception
Sep 27, 2018
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its fourth annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
students at reception
Sep 25, 2018
A welcome party for first-year Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students was held in the Court of Sciences patio on Friday, September 21, 2018.
Sep 25, 2018
More than 100 scientists from around the world attended the 10th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS10) at UCLA September 10-13, 2018. 
Ila Castro
Sep 20, 2018
Undergraduate student researcher Ila Castro (Spokoyny group) has been accepted into the prestigious UC LEADS program. 
Professor Heather Maynard
Sep 18, 2018
Professor Heather Maynard helps launch the Los Angeles mayor’s office WiSTEM LA initiative, which provides opportunities for women in STEM fields.
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Sep 17, 2018
The new website pays tribute to former long-time Chemistry & Biochemistry non-ladder faculty and staff who have been key contributors to the department.
Professor Richard Cross
Sep 14, 2018
In honor of his former postdoctoral mentor, SUNY Professor Richard Cross has established the Paul Boyer and Rich Cross Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Fund.