April 24, 2017

Dr. Juli Feigon has been selected for the 2017 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award by the Protein Society.
The Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award, sponsored by Genentech, is granted in recognition of exceptional contributions in protein science which profoundly influence our understanding of biology.

The award will be conferred at the 31st Annual Symposium of The Protein Society, July 24-27, 2017, in Montreal, Canada.

March 17, 2017
Four UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students have received highly competitive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards.

In addition, two current graduate students and three alumni received NSF Honorable Mentions.

Graduate students David Boyer (Eisenberg group), Emily Cosco (Sletten Group), Jacob Dander (Garg Group), and Ethan Rosser (Radu/Jung Group) ...
February 13, 2017

Chemistry undergraduate researcher Paul Chong (Spokoyny group) has been named a Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar. The prestigious program matches chemistry and chemical engineering students to internships at Fortune 500 companies. Chong was placed at his top pick – Hexion, Inc., a global leader in thermoset resins in Stafford, Texas.

In addition to the 10-week paid internship, Chong will also receive a $1,000 scholarship to present his research at a professional...

February 9, 2017

Professor Heather Maynard awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing her to visit New Zealand to provide her expertise in biohybrid polymeric materials.
“I am thrilled to be awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant. My time spent in New Zealand is certain to be fruitful, providing the environment to generate new research ideas and initiate new collaborations between the University of Auckland and UCLA,“ said Maynard.
Maynard is being hosted by Professor...