Events

Department of Chemistry Seminar Series: Neil Garg
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:15pm
Department of Chemistry Seminar Series: Neil Garg
Science Building 1, room 107, 1025 SW Mill Street
Free & open to the public

University of California (Los Angeles) Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Neil Garg, will present on Breaking Amides and Recent Initiatives in Chemical Education at the Department of Chemistry's weekly seminar series 

About Professor Garg

Neil Garg received a B.S. in Chemistry from New York University where he did undergraduate research with Professor Marc Walters. During his undergraduate years, he spent several months in Strasbourg, France while conducting research with Professor Mir Wais Hosseini at Université Louis Pasteur as an NSF REU Fellow. Garg obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 from the California Institute of Technology under the direction of Professor Brian Stoltz. He then joined Professor Larry Overman’s research laboratory at the University of California, Irvine as an NIH Postdoctoral Scholar; he joined the faculty at UCLA in 2007. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012, and then to Full Professor in 2013.  He has served as Vice Chair for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2012-2016) and currently serves as Faculty-in-Residence in the UCLA undergraduate community.

About the Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry maintains a teaching program of excellence at the undergraduate level and a graduate program emphasizing cutting-edge research in the chemistry of the environment, novel materials and biological systems. The Department's curriculum, faculty, library, and facilities of the department are accredited by the American Chemical Society.