Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Jul 15, 2019
Physical Sciences Dean Miguel García-Garibay has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
Professor Robert McMahon
Jul 12, 2019
UCLA alum Robert McMahon (PhD ’85), Professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, selected for prestigious ACS 2019 Arthur C Cope Scholar Award. 
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Jul 11, 2019
The summer seminar series, hosted by the Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA), features alumni career talks & research talks by postdocs.
Professor Keriann Backus
Jul 10, 2019
Professor Keriann Backus is the recipient of a prestigious 2019 Young Faculty Award from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Jul 9, 2019
Professors Anastassia Alexandrova, Patrick Harran, and Margot Quinlan have agreed to serve as the Vice Chairs of the department, effective July 1, 2019.
Jul 5, 2019
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposum 14 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF).
Mercedes Cornelius
Jun 28, 2019
Alumna Mercedes Cornelius (BS '18 Paul Weiss group) appears in episode of web series, Nerd Girl Nation, which features women in STEM fields.
Dr. Yuan Yang
Jun 28, 2019
Postdoctoral Researcher Dr Yuan Yang, from Professor Juli Feigon’s group, received one of three Boyer/Parvin Postdoctoral Awards at the ceremony on June 25.
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Jun 27, 2019
Six undergraduate students from five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will contribute to research projects this summer.
Professor Richard Kaner
Jun 27, 2019
Professor Richard Kaner has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemists, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the chemical profession.
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Jun 26, 2019
In celebration of UCLA’s centennial, research and ideas from UCLA faculty and collaborators are featured in the special June 25 issue of ACS Nano.
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Jun 21, 2019
The annual Organic Graduate Symposium on June 14, 2019, supported by alum Gordon Goldman ’57, featured research talks by eleven chemistry graduate students.
Professor Michael Jung
Jun 20, 2019
Professor Michael Jung, UC Presidential Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, is featured in Innovate, the UC Investments’ annual report. 
Professor Neil Garg
Jun 20, 2019

Professor Neil Garg has been selected as the 2019 ACS James Flack Norris Teaching Award winner in recognition of his extraordinary teaching excellence.

Dr. Anna Lee Fisher
Jun 20, 2019
Former astronaut and UCLA chemistry alumna Anna Lee Fisher was the distinguished speaker for the UCLA College Commencement on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Professor Cathy Clarke with faculty and staff
Jun 19, 2019
On June 12, 2019, faculty, staff, and students gathered for a celebration to honor Chemistry & Biochemistry department Chair Professor Catherine Clarke. 
Professor Neil Garg
Jun 14, 2019
On May 28, 2019, we celebrated the inaugural Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry & Biochemistry appointed to Professor Neil Garg.
Jun 12, 2019
At this year’s Academic Senate Celebrating Diversity award ceremony, two faculty members and one graduate student received prestigious DEI awards.
Student at poster
Jun 12, 2019
Students from Professor Craig Merlic's Chemistry 89 Honors Seminar held a poster session focused on medicines recently approved for a variety of diseases.
Christopher Jones
Jun 10, 2019
Second-year graduate student and US Navy veteran Christopher Jones (Nelson group) has been named a Tillman Scholar for the class of 2019.
Student at poster
Jun 6, 2019
Over 40 undergraduate researchers from the department presented posters at the UCLA Research Poster Day, four were awarded the prestigious Science Dean's Prize. 
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Jun 5, 2019
Team reported a single-atom decoration approach to greatly boost the platinum nanocatalysts for efficient electrical to chemical energy conversion or vice versa.
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May 29, 2019
Thanks to generous support from alumni and friends, we are transforming our former library into innovative space, enhancing the UCLA experience for thousands of Bruins.
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Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 29, 2019
Professor Xiangfeng Duan has been named one of 31 National Finalists for the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.
Prof. Keriann Backus
May 29, 2019
Professor Keriann Backus has been selected as a 2019 Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.