Aerial view of UCSD campus looking South
Geisel Library - Nobel Laureates at UCSD
Discovery of new atmospheric reaction garners prize
Natural Sciences Building
The crystal structure of a group II intron in the pre-catalytic state
Structure of an inhibitor of hepatitis C virus protein synthesis bound to its target in the viral ribonucleic acid (RNA) genome
ANCA probe staining amyloid plaques derived from Alzheimer’s-related Aβ peptides fluoresces as green and as yellow when derived from prion proteins (PrPSC)
Generation of bio-resistive surface coatings on amyloids inhibits harmful protein-amyloid interactions associated with Alzheimer disease
Proposed schematic models of the interfacial binding surface of four different members of the Phospholipase A2 superfamily
Urey Hall and Pacific Hall
Characterization of the "inhibitor binding pocket" in the catalytic domain of the calcium-independent phospholipase A2 with residues within a 5 A raidus of the inhibitor shown
A Crystalline Singlet Phosphinonitrene: a Nitrogen Atom Transfer Agent
Drug candidate in orange envelope bound to UPPS
Possible binding modes for phospholipase A2 via its membrane interaction site, another allosteric site, and its catalytic site
Tehseen Lazzouni, Recharge Analyst in the Business Office, has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award. This annual campus award recognizes professional and support staff from across all Vice Chancellor and Health System areas, who have demonstrated exemplary service and made other significant contributions to the UC San Diego and San Diego communities. Congratulations Tehseen!
Jamie Schiffer, a graduate student in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Doctoral Program and member of The Amaro Lab, and Dr. Robina Shaheen, a Project Scientist in the Thiemens Research Group, were two of eight awardees honored at UC San Diego’s 6th Annual Integrity Awards Ceremony. Ms. Schiffer won the 2016 Research Integrity Student Award, presented to the student whose efforts have contributed most significantly to creating a culture of research integrity on campus. Dr. Shaheen received the 2016 Research Integrity Ally Award, presented to the campus member or organization, whose voluntary activities and service in support of research integrity, go above, and beyond expectations. Congratulations Jamie and Robina!
Kimberly Prather, distinguished chair in atmospheric chemistry at the University of California San Diego, received the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award from the California Air Resources Board. Considered the “Nobel Prize” in air quality achievement, the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards are given annually to individuals who have made significant lifetime contributions toward improving air quality and climate change science, technology and policy, furthering the protection of public health.
Neal Devaraj, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, one of 13 faculty members nationwide to receive the honor.
Distinguished Professor Guy Bertrand has been named this year’s winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson Award.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) selected Jeffrey Rinehart, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UC San Diego, as a recipient of its 2016 Young Investigator Award (YIA). The three-year $510,000 award will support Professor Rinehart's research developing colloidally-synthesized heterostructured nanomaterials to produce smaller, stronger, more efficient computing components. To view the complete list of 2016 Awardees click here
Congratulations to Allie Chen (Cohen Lab) on receiving the University of California Symposium for Chemical Sciences Dalton Transactions poster prize! The Symposium brought graduate students and postdocs from across the University of California together to network and star up new collaborations.