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02/04/2016

Geobiologist Honored by National Academy of Sciences

Lorinda Dajose
Dianne Newman has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology.
02/02/2016

Rosens Recharge Support for Bioengineering

Stacey Hong
Caltech board chair emeritus and longtime Compaq chairman Benjamin M. (Ben) Rosen (BS ’54) and his wife, Donna, have made a bequest commitment to advance scientific exploration at the intersection of biology and engineering.
02/01/2016

Delivering Genes Across the Blood-Brain Barrier

Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech biologists have developed a vector capable of noninvasive delivery of genetic cargo throughout the adult central nervous system.
01/11/2016

A Healthy Start

Explore the origins of Caltech's joint MD/PhD programs, which have helped dozens of students develop expertise in both basic science and clinical research.
12/17/2015

Identification Tags Define Neural Circuits

Lorinda Dajose
Biologists have identified a network of proteins that guides neural synapse formation in Drosophila brains.
12/14/2015

15 for 2015: The Year in Research News at Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
12/07/2015

Unlocking the Chemistry of Life

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Thanks to the Proteome Exploration Laboratory, members of the Caltech faculty have an advantage in the quest to decipher details of the human proteome—the proteins encoded by the human genome.
12/02/2015

Popping Microbubbles Help Focus Light Inside the Body

Ker Than
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
12/01/2015

Two Caltech Faculty Inducted into the AAAS

Lorinda Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/30/2015

Viral Videos (and Bacterial Ones, Too)

Ramanuj Basu
Grant Jensen has revolutionized the view that researchers, and even the curious public, get of the insides of cells. He does this through the innovative use of a digital camera and specialized electron microscope.