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David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost
06/29/2017

David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost

Shayna Chabner McKinney
An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer
David Tirrell
Novel Viral Vectors Deliver Useful Cargo to Neurons Throughout the Brain and Body
06/26/2017

Novel Viral Vectors Deliver Useful Cargo to Neurons Throughout the Brain and Body

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech team develops new viral vectors for efficiently delivering genes to neurons throughout the body and across the blood-brain barrier
Multicolored neurons in the digestive tract
The Neural Relationship between Light and Sleep
06/22/2017

The Neural Relationship between Light and Sleep

Lorinda Dajose
How light directly affects sleeping and waking
illustration of a sleeping fish
Commencement 2017
06/19/2017

Commencement 2017

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech's 123rd annual commencement
photo of Mae Jemison speaking at Caltech's 2017 Commencement
AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences
06/15/2017

AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences

Lorinda Dajose
Underrepresented minority postdoctoral scholars discuss their experiences with the AGEP program at Caltech.
AGEP
Break Through Prospers
06/15/2017

Break Through Prospers

Break Through, publicly launched just over a year ago, is already the most successful campaign in Caltech’s history.
photo of Ruthwick and Sathwick Pathireddy
Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships
06/15/2017

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships

Twenty-five professors are recognized with the Institute’s highest honor.
General campus image
A New Approach to Biology
06/14/2017

A New Approach to Biology

Lorinda Dajose
Professor Rob Phillips reinvents Caltech's freshman biology course with programming and statistical mechanics.
Rob Phillips giving a Bi 1 lecture.
Overriding the Urge to Sleep
06/08/2017

Overriding the Urge to Sleep

Lorinda Dajose
The discovery of neurons that control arousal has implications for insomnia and other sleep disorders.
An image of neurons chemically altered to glow red, blue, and green.
The Cost of "Living"
06/05/2017

The Cost of "Living"

Lorinda Dajose
Understanding how different viruses usurp their host's energy supply provides insights into viral life cycles and evolution.
Two viruses on a scale