Devon Widmar
Apr 19, 2018
Graduate student Devon Widmer (Schwartz group) has been selected for the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
Professor Kendall Houk
Apr 18, 2018
Houk team joins Nobelist Feringa and Wolf Prize Laureate Fujita to discover a Winstein/Roberts non-classical cation in an unexpected place.
Prof. Richard Kaner
Apr 17, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner and PhD student Cheng-Wei Lin are part of the UCLA Carbon Upcycling team which has developed an eco-friendly substitute for concrete.
Smiling volunteers at the booth
Apr 16, 2018
Saturday, April 14th was the annual Freshman Bruin Day for 2018 for newly admitted undergraduate students.
Professor Paul Weiss
Apr 16, 2018
Professor Paul Weiss discussed the future of nanoscience and nanotechnology in an interview with science journalist Robyn Williams on the popular radio program.
Professor Robert Guthrie
Apr 13, 2018
University of Kentucky Professor Emeritus Robert Guthrie, former Cram postdoc and UCLA chemistry lecturer, died on February 13, 2018 at the age of 81.
UCLA seal
Apr 12, 2018
The first four women to receive PhDs from the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry were honored at the 2018 Departmental Awards Ceremony on April 9th.
Professor Todd Yeates
Apr 12, 2018
BMSB PhD student Yuxi Liu and her mentor Professor Todd Yeates have reported an important new advance in the field of cryo-electron microscopy.
Professor Hosea Nelson and Professor Ken Houk
Apr 12, 2018
A photo gallery of the 2018 Departmental Awards Ceremony and a list of the award recipients are now available online.   
Prof. Eric Block
Apr 9, 2018
The mechanisms by which muscone and analogs produce the aroma known as musk, a common component of perfumes, were reported by the research team.
Gerard Wong
Apr 6, 2018
The international team of researchers has discovered that bacteria have a “memory” that passes sensory knowledge from one generation of cells to the next.
Apr 6, 2018
On April 3rd, 2018, the Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA) hosted the third event of the Navigating Graduate School Lunch Hour Series.
NSF logo
Apr 6, 2018
Three graduate students, four undergraduate student researchers, and an alumna receive highly competitive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards.   
Dr. Audree Fowler
Mar 29, 2018
On St Patrick’s Day this year, the Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) returned to Ventura for its Annual Retreat.
student at poster
Mar 29, 2018
On March 16, 2018, students from Professor Craig Merlic's Honors Seminar for Chemistry 89 held a poster session focused on new medicines.
Ken Kirlikovali
Mar 23, 2018
PhD student Kent Kirlikovali (Spokoyny group) has been selected for a 2018 IPMI Student Award.
Dr. Julie Stauber
Mar 23, 2018
Postdoctoral associate Julia Stauber (Spokoyny group) has been named as a recipient of the 2018 DIC Young Investigator Award.
Prof. Anne Andrews
Mar 23, 2018
Professor Anne Andrews was one of four scientists featured prominently at the ACS national meeting in New Orleans March 18-22, 2018.
Prof. Jeff Zink
Mar 23, 2018
Professor Jeffrey Zink has been selected to receive the 2017 SCALACS Tolman Medal.            
Professor Richard Kaner
Mar 21, 2018

Professor Richard Kaner and postdoc Maher El-Kady's articles on graphene supercapacitors are among the top most cited research articles during the past five years. 

Professor Michael Jung
Mar 16, 2018
UCLA chemistry professor Michael Jung helped develop Erleada, which was recently approved by the FDA for treating an especially lethal form of prostate cancer.
Mar 16, 2018
The researchers have utilized microscopic splinter-like structures called “nanospears” for the targeted delivery of biomolecules straight to patient cells. 
Dahee Jung
Mar 15, 2018
PhD student Dahee Jung leads team to develop a method to create linked networks of metal oxides that could have interesting catalytic or electronic properties.
Mar 13, 2018
The Houk group has elucidated how a novel enzyme catalyzes a reaction that was heretofore known only in the lab and not known to happen in nature.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Mar 13, 2018
The team, co-led by Professor Xiangfeng Duan, reported on the development of two-dimensional ‘superlattices’ which could lead to improvements in electronics.