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Hybrid inorganic | biological constructs have been created to use sunlight, air and water to accomplish carbon fixation and nitrogen fixation, thus enabling distributed and renewable fuels and fertilizer generation. The carbon fixation cycle begins with the artificial leaf, which was invented to acc...
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Professor Alexander Spokoyny is one of four UCLA faculty members to be selected for 2017 Sloan Fellowships.
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UCLA chemistry lecturer & philosopher of science Eric Scerri writes about the nature of science for the Los Angeles Times.
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Graduate students Marco Messina (Maynard Group), Lucas Morrill (Garg Group), and Adam Simon (Houk Group) have been named the 2017 Senior Foote Fellows.
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Many thanks to alum Don Tamura (B.S. Biochemistry, UCLA '80), Deputy District Attorney, LA County, for visiting UCLA on Monday to speak to our Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry class. He is pictured here with Prof. Steven Clarke (left) and former classmate Department Chair, Prof. Catherine Clarke (right).

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Professor Catherine Murphy (University of Illinois) gave the first Inorganic Nano-Materials Seminar on Friday, February 10th.
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Chemistry undergraduate researcher Paul Chong (Spokoyny group) has been named a Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar.
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Professor Heather Maynard awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant, allowing her to visit New Zealand to provide her expertise in biohybrid polymeric materials.
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Graduate student Elaine Qian (Spokoyny lab) is one of ten female students nationally to receive the ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Travel Award.
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Renowned theoretical chemist Professor James Skinner (University of Chicago) gave the 2017 Daniel Kivelson Lecture on February 6th.
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Many thanks to alum Dr. Bryana Henderson, Ph.D. '11 Physical Chemistry, Scientist at Planetary Ices Group at the Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), for visiting UCLA on Monday to speak to our Careers in Chemistry & Biochemistry class. She's pictured here with her Ph.D. advisor Prof. Jeffrey Zink.

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Organic chemistry professor Heather Maynard has been elected a 2017 Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
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Many thanks to our own Prof. Jose Rodriguez (B.S. Biophysics, UCLA 2007; Ph.D. Molecular Biology, UCLA 2012) for speaking at last night's Careers in Chemistry & Biochemistry class. He joined the UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry department in July 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.

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Prof. Kim Prather (UC San Diego/Scripps) visited UCLA on Monday, Jan. 23rd to give the Winter 2017 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture titled “Understanding How Microbes & African Dust Control the Clouds & Precipitation Over California”. She is pictured here with at the reception following her lecture with (from left) Prof. Miguel García-Garibay, dean of the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences, and her host Prof. Paul Weiss. www.chemistry.ucla.edu/ne…/winter-2017-distinguished-lecture

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