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Valery Fokin Honored for Research Innovation in Chemistry
Professor Valery Fokin has received the 2019 G.A. Gamow Award from the Russian-American Science Association for his pioneering chemical research and development of efficient methods for the design of chemical compounds. Fokin is best known for “click chemistry,” a method that finds the simplest and most reliable chemical reactions to build molecules that can accurately test pharmaceutical drugs.

Congratulations to Anna Krylov
Professor Anna Krylov has been selected to receive the prestigious American Physical Society's 2020 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics. Let us all congratulate Anna on her achievements in the fields of Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics. As the first woman recipient of this award, she joins a distinct group of past recipients that include Nobel Prize winners. The Prize is sponsored by the Journal of Chemical Physics, an AIP Publishing Journal.

Why Los Angeles is the Best Location for Harnessing University Collaboration to Save the Planet
USC and UCLA leaders pledge to find sustainable solutions to regional and global issues together as they celebrate Women in Science and Engineering.
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Seminar / Events

01/15/2020: Organic-Materials
Professor Kimberly See
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

01/22/2020: Organic-Materials
Professor Joseph Topczewski
Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

02/26/2020: Organic-Materials
Professor Andrew Weller
Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratories, University of Oxford
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

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