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Feb 15, 2018
Professors Ellen Sletten and Hosea Nelson are two of five UCLA assistant professors selected to receive prestigious 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships.  
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Feb 12, 2018
Our Undergraduate Summer Research Program offers UCLA undergraduates the opportunity to carry out research with a faculty mentor during the summer.
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
Feb 12, 2018
UCLA chemist Professor Alexander Spokoyny is among 24 early-career scientists nationwide to be named a 2018 Cottrell Scholar. 
Professor Stephen Buchwald
Feb 8, 2018
Professor Stephen Buchwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was honored at the Hawthorne Lecture on January 31, 2018.
Professor Carla Koehler
Feb 5, 2018
Professor Carla Koehler was one of five researchers to speak at the prestigious “Mitochondria and Medicine: The 2017 Dr Paul Janssen Award Symposium” last year.
Professor Jean-Francois Joanny
Feb 5, 2018
Professor Jean-François Joanny (ESPCI Paris and Institut Curie Paris) gave the 4th annual Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture on January 22, 2018.  
Professor Ken Houk
Feb 2, 2018
Professor Ken Houk is one of the featured speakers at a special symposium at the ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, LA on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Professor Emeritus Roberts A. Smith
Feb 2, 2018
We are sad to report that emeritus Professor Roberts (Bob) Smith passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on January 25, 2018 following a brief illness.  
Kerstin Stemple
Feb 2, 2018
We are sad to report that former long-time UCLA laboratory supervisor Kerstin E Stempel passed away on January 15, 2018.
Professor Shimon Weiss
Feb 1, 2018
Professor Shimon Weiss leads team to develop nanosensors that can be directly inserted into a cell’s lipid membrane and be used to measure membrane potential. 
Professor Christopher Foote
Jan 31, 2018
Photos from the 2018 Christopher S Foote Lecture events are now available for viewing.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Jan 30, 2018
The researchers have determined the atomic structure of a protein fragment called a prion that is associated with infectious neurodegenerative diseases.
Prof. Neil Garg
Jan 25, 2018
Professor Neil Garg has been awarded Baylor University’s prestigious Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. 
Mackenzie Anderson
Jan 23, 2018
1st year PhD student Mackenzie Anderson (Kaner Group) awarded a 2018 American Membrane Technology Association-US Bureau of Reclamation Graduate Fellowship.
Professor Emil Reisler
Jan 22, 2018

UCLA researchers have found that modification of actin leads to dramatic changes in actin filament stability.

Miguel Garcia-Garibay and William Gelbart with medal
Jan 19, 2018
Photos from the 2017 Seaborg Symposium & Medal Award Dinner honoring Professor William Gelbart are now available for viewing.
Dr. Eric Scerri
Jan 18, 2018
UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Dr Eric Scerri was invited by C&EN to write a guest editorial in celebration of the Year of the Periodic Table.
Prof. Christopher Foote
Jan 18, 2018
Graduate students Emily (Maly) Cosco (Sletten lab), Michael Yamano (Garg lab), & Alex Bagdasarian (Nelson lab) have been named the 2018 Senior Foote Fellows.  
Prof. Joseph Loo
Jan 12, 2018
The Loo research team developed a mass spectrometry workflow that can be used for drug development and structural biology research.
Prof. Justin Caram
Jan 10, 2018
A research photo submitted by Professor Justin Caram and postdoc Dr Tim Atallah was included in the journal's Chemistry in Pictures section.
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Jan 10, 2018
Professors Miguel Garcia-Garibay and Ken Houk are part of a team to form a crystal out of molecules that each has a solid exterior but contains moving parts.
Dec 15, 2017
UCLA researchers have developed a novel method for creating graphene nanoribbons which can be used to make better electronics.
Prof. Louis Bouchard
Dec 14, 2017
Professor Louis Bouchard and alumna Julia Mack are part of UCLA team to find a protein which helps ward off inflammation.
Professor Anne Andrews
Dec 14, 2017
UCLA chemist and neuroscientist Professor Anne Andrews has been elected Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).  
Prof. Joseph Loo
Dec 12, 2017
UCLA researchers have developed a biochemical test for assessing concussions and other forms of brain injury.