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Alumnus Richard F. Heck wins Nobel Prize

  • Published Oct 6, 2010 1:15 PM

When it comes to Nobel Prizes, UCLA's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry can claim the lion's share of honors. The list of Chemistry Laureates is now up to six:

2010, Richard Heck (alumnus)

1997, Paul Boyer (faculty)

1987, Donald Cram (faculty)

1984, Bruce Merrifield (alumnus)

1960, Willard Libby (faculty)

1951, Glenn Seaborg (alumnus)

For the complete story see: UCLA alumnus wins 2010 Nobel in chemistry in UCLA Newsroom