Students with pizza
Sep 27, 2019
A welcome party for first-year Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students was held in the Court of Sciences patio on Friday, September 20, 2019.
 
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Sep 27, 2019
Collaboration by Professor Ken Houk’s group and Chinese researchers leads to breakthrough in the field of metal difluorocarbene chemistry. 
 
Prof. Ken Houk
Sep 26, 2019
Professor Ken Houk recently visited Tianjin, China to give a special lecture to commemorate Nankai University’s 100th birthday.
 
Raphael Levine
Sep 26, 2019
Professor Raphael Levine has been elected to the Honorary Board of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics (ISTCP). 
 
Professor Paul Alivisatos
Sep 20, 2019
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is pleased to announce that Professor Paul Alivisatos (UC Berkeley) has been chosen for the 2019 Seaborg Medal in recognition of his seminal contributions to the field of nanotechnology.  
 
UCLA Environment, Health & Safety
Sep 13, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24, EH&S will hold a "Meet and Greet" event for students, postdocs, and faculty of the department.
 
Dr. Eric Scerri
Sep 10, 2019
Chemistry lecturer and author Dr Eric Scerri, an expert of the periodic table, was involved in the conversations about possible changes to the periodic table.
 
Professor Joanne Stubbe and Professor Ken Houk
Sep 6, 2019
Scientists from around the world attended the UCLA Research Showcase at the American Chemistry Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego on August 27.     
 
Prof. Nancy Goroff
Sep 6, 2019
Professor Nancy Goroff, Stony Brook University, is hoping to be Congress' first female scientist with a PhD. 
 
Lisa Dreesens swiming
Sep 6, 2019
Lisa Dreesens, who conducted research with the Gelbart/Knobler group in 2015, achieves her goal of swimming across the English Channel.
 
Professor Ken Houk
Sep 6, 2019
Organic chemistry professor Ken Houk is co-author of a newly released textbook titled “Organic Chemistry: Theory, Reactivity and Mechanisms in Modern Synthesis”.
 
Andy Nguyen at poster
Aug 29, 2019
Undergraduate summer researchers from SPUR ten-week programs presented their posters at the August 29, 2019 poster session at Ackerman Union.
 
Aug 28, 2019
Kaner lab members Dr Brian McVerry and PhD student Mackenzie Anderson led team developing technique that could improve many types of filtration processes.
 
Dr. Tina Li
Aug 28, 2019
C&EN includes alumna Tina Li in its 5th annual Talented 12 feature, highlighting young investigators who are doing groundbreaking work in the field.
 
Professor Hosea Nelson
Aug 26, 2019
Professor Hosea Nelson is one of ten organic chemists to be selected for the Arthur C Cope Scholar Award by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
 
Student at poster
Aug 21, 2019
Undergraduate summer researchers from SPUR eight-week programs presented their posters at the August 15, 2019 poster session in the NRB lobby.
 
Professor Steven Clarke and Dr. Rebeccah Warmack
Aug 21, 2019
Alumna Dr Rebeccah Warmack (PhD ’19) and Professor Steven Clarke lead UCLA team to discover a new understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain. 
 
Professor Sri Kosuri
Aug 20, 2019

On August 14, 2019, members of the department gathered to celebrate the recent promotion and tenure of Professor Sriram “Sri” Kosuri.

Teacher-Scholar Instructor News
Aug 15, 2019
This year we welcome two new Teacher-Scholars and bid farewell to four former Teacher-Scholars. 
 
Professor Thomas Mason
Aug 14, 2019
Alumnus Dr Dimitri Bikos (PhD '18) and Professor Thomas Mason have created a new technique that uses gel electrophoresis to collide bands of reacting species.
 
Royce Hall
Aug 14, 2019
UCLA's Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Structural Biology program PhD outcome data featured in ASBMB Today
Kelly Wong
Aug 13, 2019
PhD student Kelly Wong helped create an innovative organic chemistry board game called REACT!, which helps students have fun while learning organic chemistry. 
 
Paul Phartho and Professor Neil Garg
Aug 8, 2019
On August 1, 2019, the department held a reception for undergraduate and high school students who conduct research in chemistry & biochemistry faculty labs. 
 
Professor Philippe Sautet
Aug 6, 2019
UCLA chemical engineers and their French and Belgian colleagues discover heterogeneous catalysts for a more sustainable and selective production of amines. 
 
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Aug 6, 2019
Professors Ellen Sletten and Jeffrey Zink and their group members join with researchers in Germany to develop new optical imaging agents.
 

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