Dr. Tanya Petrossian
Oct 23, 2017
Alumna Dr Tanya Petrossian (BS Biochemistry ’05, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology ’10) appointed Mayor Eric Garcetti's Entrepreneur in Residence. 
Professor Katja Lindenberg
Oct 17, 2017
Professor Katja Lindenberg (University of California, San Diego) presented the 11th annual Robert Scott lecture on October 16, 2017.  
Lindenberg, the
Professor Hosea Nelson
Oct 17, 2017
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has selected Professor Hosea Nelson as one of 18 recipients for the 2017 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  
Dr. Maher El-Kady
Oct 12, 2017
Postdoctoral scholar Maher El-Kady was the featured guest on the show which is produced by the largest media company in the Middle East and North Africa.
Professor Chong Liu
Oct 11, 2017
UCLA assistant professor of chemistry, Chong Liu, has been named by Science News as one of 10 exceptional young scientists.
Professor James Gimzewski
Oct 10, 2017
An extensive article about the research project led by Professor Jim Gimzewski and alum Adam Steig (PhD '07) was featured in the October 4, 2017 issue. 
Professor Anne Andrews
Oct 9, 2017
Professor Anne Andrews has received a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. 
Fraser Stoddart
Oct 6, 2017

Nobel Laureate Fraser Stoddart returned to campus to present the Norma Stoddart Prizes for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Citizenship.

students at party
Oct 5, 2017
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its third annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
Prof. Neil Garg
Sep 29, 2017

Garg's lecture, "How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA's Most Popular Classes", is open to the public, registration is required.

Margot Quinlan
Sep 29, 2017
Quinlan’s interview was featured in the “People & Ideas” section of the October 2, 2017, issue of the journal.  
Dr. Myung Ki Hong
Sep 29, 2017
Hong's gift will create two endowed chairs to support scientific research with applications ranging from regenerative medicine to environmental sustainability.
Steven Jonas, M.D.
Sep 26, 2017
UCLA researcher Steven J Jonas MD/PhD (Paul Weiss group) has been selected for a Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation Young Investigator Grant.
Research image
Sep 25, 2017
The groups of Professors Yi Tang and Ken Houk and Japanese scientists have discovered a new mode of enzyme catalysis recently reported in the journal Nature.
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau
Sep 22, 2017
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau has been selected by the American Cancer Society for the 2017 Determination Award for his cancer research.
Aug 31, 2017
Graduate student Nako Nakatsuka (A Andrews/P Weiss groups) won “Grand Overall Prize” at the Brain in Flux meeting & she recently starred in a science video for kids.
student at poster
Aug 31, 2017
Undergraduate summer researchers from SPUR ten-week programs presented their posters at the August 30, 2017 event in the Young Hall Student Collaboratory.
Aug 30, 2017
In response to concerns from students, a new policy has been instituted to limit the cost of written course materials for chemistry and biochemistry classes.
The newly formed Written Cours
man with boxes on dolly
Aug 25, 2017
A new online purchase order system will be available to all Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, graduate students and staff on September 1, 2017. 
Professor Heather Maynard
Aug 21, 2017
Professor Heather Maynard is one of ten organic chemists to be selected for the Arthur C Cope Scholar Award by the American Chemical Society (ACS). 
student with poster
Aug 17, 2017
Undergraduate summer researchers from SPUR eight-week programs presented their posters at the August 17, 2017 event in the Young Hall Student Collaboratory.
Elaine Quan
Aug 17, 2017

Graduate student Elaine Qian (Spokoyny lab) is one of nine women selected to receive the ACS Women Chemists Committee’s 2nd Annual Merck Research Award.

Professor Steven Clarke
Aug 16, 2017
Professor Steve Clarke has been awarded the 2018 William C Rose Award by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
Dr. Michael Teitell
Aug 16, 2017
Professor Michael Teitell (BS biochemistry ’85) has been named director of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
“Mike is a wonderful co
Students and staff at reception
Aug 10, 2017
On August 3, 2017, the department hosted a reception for all undergraduate and high school students who conduct research in faculty labs.