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Latest News

Dr. Darcy Wanger Grinolds
Aug 23, 2016
We recently caught up with alumna Darcy Wanger Grinolds (’08 chemistry), currently working at X (formerly Google[x]) as a Hardware Reliability Engineer.
Professor Jose Rodriguez
Aug 17, 2016
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry welcomes Jose Rodriguez who has joined the department as an Assistant Professor in the Biochemistry Division.
Karch Kiraly
Aug 16, 2016
Volleyball legend alumnus Karch Kiraly (’83) is the head coach of the United States women’s indoor volleyball team competing in the 2016 Olympics.
Dr. James Ellis LuValle
Aug 15, 2016
UCLA alumnus & accomplished scientist James Ellis LuValle (BA chemistry ’36, MA chemistry & physics ’37) won a bronze medal in the 1936 Olympic Games.
Student talking about poster
Aug 12, 2016

The student researchers who participated in the SPUR eight week programs presented their research at the poster session.

Professor William Gelbart
Aug 12, 2016
The five-day October 2016 workshop in Mexico will honor of Professor William Gelbart’s 70th birthday.
 
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Aug 10, 2016
Graduate students Michael Corsello (Garg) & Jessica Grandner (Houk) presented their graduate research at the ACS DOC’s annual Graduate Research Symposium.
 
Prof. James Bowie
Aug 9, 2016
Professor and Vice Chair James Bowie has been named the recipient of the 2017 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award by the Biophysical Society (BPS). 
Prof. Yi Tang
Aug 8, 2016
Professor Yi Tang has been selected as the recipient of the Mr and Mrs Sun Chan Memorial Award in Organic Chemistry. 
 
Dr. Elena Grintvenich
Aug 1, 2016
The discovery by Elena Grintsevich, Emil Reisler, and their collaborators from the University of Texas, was recently featured in Nature Cell Biology

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