Dr. Dafni Amirsakis
Jun 9, 2016
We are sad to report that UCLA alumna and staff member Dafni Amirsakis - chemist, musician, and exercise enthusiast - passed away on May 24, 2016.
Prof. Ken Houk
Jun 9, 2016
The Houk group hosted the CCHF Virtual Symposium 04 sponsored by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CHF) on June 7, 2016.
Prof. Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Jun 7, 2016

Professor and Chair Miguel García-Garibay has been selected as dean of the UCLA College of Letter and Science, Division of Physical Sciences.

Prof. Ken Houk
Jun 6, 2016
The annual symposium on June 4th featured research talks by five chemistry graduate students, a slide show, and limericks and a song by Professor Ken Houk.
Prof. JoAnne Stubbe
Jun 3, 2016
On May 25, JoAnne Stubbe (Novartis Professor of Chemistry & Biology, MIT) presented the Spring 2016 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture.
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Jun 2, 2016
The new form of teaching used by Biochemistry lecturer Heather Tienson and Professor Alexander Spokoyny is highlighted in recent issue of Daily Bruin.
Prof. Jack D. Roberts
May 27, 2016
Professor John Roberts was honored at the May 19th event for his many contributions to chemistry, and the establishment of the new Roberts Chair was announced.
Prof. Jorge Torres
May 26, 2016
Professor Jorge Torres was presented with the 2016 UCLA Alpha Chi Sigma (AXΣ) Glenn T Seaborg Award at the annual AXΣ Seaborg Banquet on May 21st.
Prof. Sharon Glotzer
May 26, 2016
Professor Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan) gave the 2nd annual Carolyn & Charles Knobler Lecture on May 23rd.
Rafal Dziedzic
May 23, 2016

Graduate student Rafal Dziedzic (Alexander Spokoyny lab) has been selected for a National Defense Science & Engineering (NDSEG) graduate fellowship. 

Faculty and Staff with Prof. Miguel Garcia-Garibay
May 20, 2016
Faculty and staff joined together on May 17th for a surprise celebration to honor Chemistry & Biochemistry department Chair Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay.
ASBMB meeting logo
May 13, 2016
UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate students, postdocs and alumni contributed to the success of the ASBMB annual meeting held in San Diego this April. 
Prof. Carla Koehler
May 11, 2016
Professor Carla Koehler is part of team whose research could help scientists understand how these genetic disorders occur & lead to new treatments.
Prof. Neil Garg
May 9, 2016
Professor Neil Garg wins the 2016 Merck Award for his breakthroughs in synthetic methodology & exceptional achievements in natural product synthesis. 
May 6, 2016
According to the 2016 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, UCLA is ranked #2 among all public universities in the United States.
Prof. Robert L. Scott
May 5, 2016
We are sad to report that Emeritus Professor Robert L. Scott passed away on May 1, 2016 at age 94.
Dr. Steven Lopez
May 3, 2016
Harvard postdoctoral fellow Steven Lopez (PhD ‘15 UCLA Organic Chemistry, Houk Group) was awarded the 2016 Norma Stoddart Prize on Friday, April 29th.
Prof. Michael Jung
Apr 29, 2016
Professor Michael Jung was awarded the American Chemical Society Southern California Section's highest honor, the Tolman Medal, on April 27, 2016.
Han Ngo
Apr 29, 2016
UCLA biochemistry undergraduate student Han Ngo is one of two women to receive PayScale’s Women in STEM Scholarship.
Dr. Richard Buller
Apr 25, 2016
Physician Richard Buller, Vice President of Oncology Clinical Development at Pfizer, selected for the 2016 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award.
Hawthorne Lecture
Apr 22, 2016
Professor Marcetta Darensbourg (Texas A&M University) was honored at the April 20, 2016 event.
Bruin Day Booth
Apr 18, 2016
Faculty, staff & student volunteers met admitted undergraduate students & their parents at the Saturday, April 16th event.
Dr. Liban Saleh
Apr 15, 2016
Postdoctoral scholar Liban Saleh (Spokoyny group) won the award for his short (~ five minutes) research presentation at the symposium.
Prof. James Bowie
Apr 12, 2016
The research, which holds promise for the production of biofuels & new pharmaceuticals, was described in paper published in Nature Chemical Biology.
Warner Science Slam 2016
Apr 12, 2016
OCDS and SMACS students engaged future scientists at the 2nd annual Warner Science Slam on April 18, 2016.