Professors Paul Alivisatos and Emily Carter
Dec 13, 2019
Nanoscience pioneer Professor Paul Alivisatos (UC Berkeley) was awarded the 2019 Seaborg Medal in recognition of his seminal contributions to the field.
Professor Anne Andrews
Dec 12, 2019
Professor Anne Andrews discusses her trajectory, conceptualizing neurochemistry, and identifying “moon-shots” in interview with “extremophile” Nik Hawks.
Dr. Laurence Lavelle
Dec 11, 2019

On December 5, 2019, Dr Laurence Lavelle’s Chemistry Community hit 10 million page views and 200,000 posts.

Child extracting DNA from strawberry
Dec 10, 2019
Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, grad students, and undergrads helped make this year's Exploring Your Universe (EYU) a huge success.
Professor Jorge Torres
Dec 9, 2019
A video celebrating Professor Jorge Torres’ 2019 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity was premiered at the opening ceremonies of the ASCB|EMBO meeting.
Professor Paul Weiss
Dec 5, 2019
Professor Paul Weiss discusses the early days of nanotechnology and some key technical advances with science journalist Robyn Williams on “The Science Show”.
Dec 4, 2019
For the first time at UCLA, three members of one department receive Academic Senate Teaching awards. 
Daniel Bim
Dec 4, 2019
Postdoctoral associate Daniel Bím (Alexandrova group) is the recipient of the prestigious Česká Hlava – Doctorandus for Natural Sciences’ Award.
Robert Carter
Dec 3, 2019
We are sad to report that long-time supporter and alumnus Robert “Bob” Carter ’42 passed away at the age of 100 on October 7, 2019.
Luke Elissiry holding award
Dec 2, 2019
Undergraduate researcher Luke Elissiry (Liu group) receives presentation award at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).
Nov 26, 2019
Professors Paula Diaconescu and Thomas Mason have been named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dr. Mary Good
Nov 21, 2019
Pioneering scientist Professor Mary Good, the first woman to receive the Glenn T Seaborg Medal in 1996, passed away on November 20, 2019, at the age of 88.
Professor Jennifer Doudna
Nov 21, 2019
Professor Jennifer Doudna (University of California, Berkeley) gave the 2019 Donald J Cram Distinguished Lecture on November 14.  
Professor Alex Spokoyny
Nov 20, 2019
Professor Alex Spokoyny and fourth-year PhD student Mary Grumbles discuss undergraduate chemistry projects focused on communicating chemistry and science. 
test tubes
Nov 19, 2019
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2019, as determined by Clarivate Analytics.
Christopher Jones at the podium
Nov 15, 2019
Third-year graduate student and US Navy veteran Christopher Jones (Nelson group) speaks at ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans.
Professor Edward Dennis
Nov 15, 2019
Professor Edward Dennis (University of California, San Diego) received the MBI Sigman Lectureship Award at a special symposium on November 7, 2019.
Professor Bert Meijer
Nov 12, 2019
Supramolecular polymer chemistry pioneer Professor Bert Meijer (Eindhoven University of Technology) presented the 2019 Saul Winstein Lecture on November 7, 2019.
Zerina Mehmedovic
Nov 7, 2019
Second-year graduate Zerina Mehmedović (Alexandrova group) has been chosen to participate in the prestigious ACS/AACT Science Coaches program.
Audree Fowler
Nov 7, 2019
BMSB graduate students David Boyer, Orlando Martinez, and John Muroski have been selected as 2019-20 Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.
Professor Fraser Stoddart with Janice Lin
Nov 4, 2019
Alumna Janice Lin (PhD '18 Houk group), now a Business Development Associate at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, receives the 2019 Norma Stoddart Prize. 
Professor Paul Weiss
Oct 31, 2019
Professor Paul S Weiss has been awarded the AVS Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division (NSTD) 2019 Nanotechnology Recognition Award.
Professor Saul Winstein
Oct 31, 2019
November 23, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the untimely death of noted scientist UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry professor Saul Winstein at age 57.  
ACS logo
Oct 31, 2019
UCLA SMACS receives their first outstanding performance rating from the ACS as well as a 2018-19 Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award.
Students with pumpkin
Oct 29, 2019
UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry students visited the local elementary school to demonstrate experiments with a Halloween theme.