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Bronner Named Director of Beckman Institute

Lori Dajose
Marianne Bronner will succeed Dennis Dougherty as the director of Caltech's Beckman Institute.
Marianne Bronner

A Bioengineer's Guide to Design

Lori Dajose
Drawing upon engineering principles from control theory, new research sets mathematical guidelines for designing molecular circuits in living cells.
A drawing of a cell containing electrical components

Microscopist Receives Queen's Honors

Lori Dajose
Alasdair McDowall, AM, PhD, has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia by Her Majesty HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
Photo of Alasdair McDowall

Settling the Debate on Serotonin's Role in Sleep

Lori Dajose
New research finds that serotonin is necessary for sleep, settling a long-standing controversy.
Stock image of a person sleeping next to an alarm clock

Dexter A. Bailey, Jr., Appointed Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

A nationally recognized leader, Bailey brings more than two decades of development experience to the campus.
Dexter A. Bailey, Jr.

Caltech Celebrates the Class of 2019

Judy Hill
Caltech celebrated its 125th annual commencement on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Caltech commencement

Students Receive 2019 Awards

Emily Velasco
Outstanding students from many disciplines have been presented with awards for their achievements.
A portrait of several students who won the 2019 Robert L. Noland Leadership Award

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships

During the 2018–19 academic year, Caltech recognized three faculty members with the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty—a named professorship.

Better Than Nature

Caltech’s Pamela Bjorkman uses leading-edge technologies to view biological structures at the molecular level. Her discoveries plot the course to an HIV vaccine that may protect against the pandemic.
research image from the Bjorkman Lab

Caltech Launches Merkin Institute for Translational Science

A gift to Break Through: The Caltech Campaign from trustee Richard Merkin will help Caltech scientists and engineers transform discoveries and inventions into advances in human health.
Richard Merkin