Professor Cathy Clarke
Oct 24, 2019
Professor Catherine Clarke has been appointed the first Associate Dean for Special Projects in the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences. 
Hannah Bailey with students at EYU
Oct 24, 2019
Chemistry & Biochemistry researchers are featured in new short video promoting UCLA’s upcoming free annual science festival taking place on November 3, 2019.
Oct 24, 2019
Professor Marcos Dantus (Michigan State University) gave the second Richard Bernstein Lecture of the year on October 21, 2019.
Trivia night
Oct 23, 2019
The Graduate Biochemistry Student Association (gBSA) crowned its new champion of the department-wide trivia night on October 20, 2019.
Bhagwandin, Dayanni
Oct 22, 2019
PhD student Dayanni Bhagwandin (Rubin Group) is featured in UCLA’s Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS) video series highlighting diverse scientists.  
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Oct 18, 2019
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova discusses her passion for teaching in a short video made as part of the UCLA Academic Senate's recognition.
Dr. Jennifer Casey
Oct 18, 2019
Professor Jennifer Casey explains her approach to teaching in a short video recorded as part of the UCLA Academic Senate's recognition.
KJ Winchell
Oct 17, 2019
Graduate student Katherine "KJ" Winchell (Tolbert group) discusses the importance of making chemistry accessible in a short video recorded as part the UCLA Academic Senate's recognition.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Oct 15, 2019

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has selected Professor Jose Rodriquez as one of 22 recipients for the 2019 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  

New students
Oct 11, 2019
On the day before instruction officially began, the department held its fifth annual welcome reception for new undergraduate students.  
Professor Paul Boyer
Oct 9, 2019
To honor Nobel Laureate and UCLA professor Paul Boyer we are establishing an endowment to permanently fund summer undergraduate research fellowships.
Professor Jorge Torres
Oct 7, 2019
Professor Jorge Torres has been named the 2019 recipient of the ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).
Researcher looks at safety materials
Oct 3, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, students, postdocs, and faculty gathered for a UCLA Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) "Meet and Greet". 
Dr. H.N. Cheng
Oct 1, 2019
Alumnus HN Cheng ’69, USDA Research Chemist, is one of two candidates for the 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) President-Elect. 
Professor Richard Kaner with Professor Kenneth Suslick
Sep 30, 2019
Professor Richard Kaner recently presented the 2019-20 Suslick-Sessler Lecture in Materials Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Students with pizza
Sep 27, 2019
A welcome party for first-year Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students was held in the Court of Sciences patio on Friday, September 20, 2019.
Cover image
Sep 27, 2019
Collaboration by Professor Ken Houk’s group and Chinese researchers leads to breakthrough in the field of metal difluorocarbene chemistry. 
Prof. Ken Houk
Sep 26, 2019
Professor Ken Houk recently visited Tianjin, China to give a special lecture to commemorate Nankai University’s 100th birthday.
Raphael Levine
Sep 26, 2019
Professor Raphael Levine has been elected to the Honorary Board of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics (ISTCP). 
Professor Paul Alivisatos
Sep 20, 2019
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is pleased to announce that Professor Paul Alivisatos (UC Berkeley) has been chosen for the 2019 Seaborg Medal in recognition of his seminal contributions to the field of nanotechnology.  
UCLA Environment, Health & Safety
Sep 13, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24, EH&S will hold a "Meet and Greet" event for students, postdocs, and faculty of the department.
Dr. Eric Scerri
Sep 10, 2019
Chemistry lecturer and author Dr Eric Scerri, an expert of the periodic table, was involved in the conversations about possible changes to the periodic table.
Professor Joanne Stubbe and Professor Ken Houk
Sep 6, 2019
Scientists from around the world attended the UCLA Research Showcase at the American Chemistry Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego on August 27.     
Prof. Nancy Goroff
Sep 6, 2019
Professor Nancy Goroff, Stony Brook University, is hoping to be Congress' first female scientist with a PhD. 
Lisa Dreesens swiming
Sep 6, 2019
Lisa Dreesens, who conducted research with the Gelbart/Knobler group in 2015, achieves her goal of swimming across the English Channel.