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October 25, 2017
Quinlan’s interview was featured in the “People & Ideas” section of the October 2, 2017, issue of the journal.  
 
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October 25, 2017
The groups of Profs. Yi Tang and Ken Houk and Japanese scientists have discovered a new mode of enzyme catalysis recently reported in the journal Nature.
 
 
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October 25, 2017
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau has been selected by the American Cancer Society for the 2017 Determination Award for his cancer research.
 
The award is...
October 25, 2017
Professor Steve Clarke has been awarded the 2018 William C Rose Award by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
 
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October 18, 2017
Professor and Vice Chair James Bowie has been selected as a 2018 Fellow by the Biophysical Society.
 
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October 18, 2017
The work of Professor Jose Rodriguez was recently highlighted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
 
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October 18, 2017
Professor Sabeeha Merchant and researcher Sean Gallaher are part of the team whose research could lead to advances in biofuels and medicine.
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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,...

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),...
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.

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