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Sorting Molecules with DNA Robots
09/14/2017

Sorting Molecules with DNA Robots

Lorinda Dajose
Scientists at Caltech have programmed a "robot" made of DNA to pick up and sort molecules into predetermined locations.
Artist's illustration of DNA robots
A Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton
09/13/2017

A Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech researchers have received a grant to begin work on a brain-machine interface to control an exoskeleton that could enable paraplegics to walk again.
Richard Andersen holding a model of a brain.
Caltech Celebrates 30 Years of its Computation and Neural Systems Option
09/06/2017

Caltech Celebrates 30 Years of its Computation and Neural Systems Option

Robert Perkins
Caltech marked the 30th anniversary of its Computation and Neural Systems option with a daylong symposium and celebration on campus.
CNS 30th
Conte Center Poised for Next Chapter in Decision-Making Research
07/25/2017

Conte Center Poised for Next Chapter in Decision-Making Research

Emily Velasco
With its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.
Design of brain
Fighting Viruses with Viruses
07/25/2017

Fighting Viruses with Viruses

Lorinda Dajose
Genetically engineered viruses help the immune system target specific pathogens in unexpected ways.
HIV (yellow) infecting a human cell
The Neural Codes for Body Movements
07/20/2017

The Neural Codes for Body Movements

Lorinda Dajose
A small patch of neurons fires in complex ways to encode movement of much of the body
A man and a woman in a wheelchair examine a screen
Chen Neuroscience Research Building Update
07/11/2017

Chen Neuroscience Research Building Update

Shayna Chabner McKinney
A sneak peek of design concepts and planning for the construction of the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building.
 A conceptual rendering of the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building with Moore Walk in the foreground.
The Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing
07/05/2017

The Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing

Lorinda Dajose
The center is a collaboration that aims to develop new in-cell recording technologies to produce genomic maps of multi-cellular development.
MEMOIR
Speech and Transgenic Songbirds
06/29/2017

Speech and Transgenic Songbirds

Lorinda Dajose
A new NSF grant to develop genomic tools will aid in the study of higher cognitive functions in transgenic songbirds.
Carlos Lois
ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching
06/29/2017

ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching

ASCIT and GSC annual awards celebrate outstanding professors and TAs.
Rob Phillips giving a Bi 1 lecture.