Douglas Yao (2017) featured in UCLA’s College Magazine Winter 2018

Douglas Yao was featured in UCLA’s College Magazine in winter 2018 in the article titled “Undergraduate research inspires alum’s future career” on pages 14-15. The article describes how being involved in undergraduate research at UCLA inspired Douglas to pursue a doctorate degree, which he is now completing at Harvard.

Hanover College highlights Karlie Miller (2018)’s participation in the Amgen Scholars Program at UCLA

Hanover College highlights Karlie Miller’s participation in the Amgen Scholars Program at UCLA. Karlie did research in Dr. Steven Clarke’s lab in the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

The UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry congratulates Kevin Qian (2018) for receiving Goldwater Scholarship

Kevin Qian conducted research at UCLA in Dr. Alex Spokoyny’s lab as an Amgen Scholar. He is featured by UCLA’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for receiving the 2019 Goldwater scholarship.

Varun Mandi (2018) recognized in University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation for participation in summer program and fellowship

Varun Mandi mentioned in the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation for his participation in the the Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program, London Field Studies, and Think Research Fellowship as well as for receiving the David L. Lawrence Memorial Grant.

Shriram Chennakesavalu recognized for being selected as an Amgen Scholar and Astronaut Scholar

Shriram Chennakesavalu is recognized on the University of Chicago’s College Center for Research and Fellowships website for being selected as an Amgen Scholar and Astronaut Scholar in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Jared Richards (2017) awarded the 2019 Dean’s Outstanding Senior Award

Jared Richards and the rest of the 2019 Dean’s Outstanding Senior Award winners were honored by the Rowan University College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions on April 29, 2019.

Jerika Chiong (2017) is selected for NSF’s 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Jerika Chiong was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a recipient of the 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship. She will start her Chemistry PhD program at Stanford in Fall 2019!

Stephen Tran (2012) first author in publication that has major implications for autism

Dr. Xinshu Xiao, Dr. Daniel Geschwind, Stephan Tran, and the rest of their team uncover important clues about autism in publication, “Widespread RNA editing dysregulation in brains from autistic individuals”. They were featured in UCLA’s Newsroom on January 30, 2019.