Chemistry & Biochemistry Club at CalStateLA

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The Chemistry and Biochemistry Club (CBC) is a student run organization recognized by CalStateLA through Associated Students Inc. (ASI). CBC is a recognized chapter of the following professional organizations: 



SAVE THE DATE!  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is celebrating William Wimberley for his 41 years of service and dedication to the Department, University, and most importantly our students. The celebration will be Friday, April 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific time. ZOOM information will be emailed prior to this celebration. To RSVP or contribute to a retirement gift for Bill, please email Vicki Kubo Anderson at vkuboan (at), thank you!


Participate in a Summer 2021 Research Program! There are many summer programs available! Here are examples of summer programs. There are many more! For more information, contact Dr. Zurita-Lopez: zuritalopez (at)

University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas - Cancer Prevention Research Training Program
Northern Illinois University - REU
Iowa - CURE Program and Application
Pasadena, CA - Caltech WAVES Program or Amgen Program
Minnesota - Center for Sustainable Polymers

Our Mission is to promote academic excellence and solidarity among students of various scientific disciplines and foster the advancement of their profession through volunteering, research opportunities, and professional enrichment!

We want to encourage you to attend our meetings and join our club. All are welcome to our events!

If you would like to contact us for more information please email chemcsula (at)

Our Faculty Advisors are: Drs. Michael Hayes: mhayes3 (at) and Cecilia Zurita-Lopez: zuritalopez (at)


We are a student organization at California State University, Los Angeles, CalStateLA, Cal State LA, CSULA. The views expressed on this site do not reflect those of the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department.

Announcements (Last updated 3/10/2021)

Welcome to the Spring Semester 2021!

Student dues are $10 for the entire year. Join Here.

Faculty / Staff / Supporters suggested contribution of $20 for the entire year. Pay here.

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Upcoming events:

What's it like to start your own company?

Wednesday, April 7th at 3pm

Learn more here

Coronavirus related topics.

Looking for a Summer Research Opportunity? 

Are you an undergrad in STEM? Check out these opportunities at City of Hope - some are FREE

We offer FREE Group Tutoring or One-on-One Tutoring
For more info, go to our tutoring page

Are you a STEM Major? Join LSAMP! Lots of support for all majors. For more information, click here.

Upcoming Conferences:
American Chemical Society
American Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Science Communication Camp