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05/17/2018

How Social Isolation Transforms the Brain

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech researchers gain new insights into the brain mechanisms underlying the negative effects caused by long-term social isolation.
A brain alone in a cell
05/16/2018

Caltech Plant Biologist Receives Genetics Prize

Lorinda Dajose
Elliot Meyerowitz is a recipient of the 2018 Gruber Genetics Prize.
05/11/2018

No Embryo Required: Studying Development in the Lab

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech scientists have engineered cells to create spatial patterns in a dish similar to those that occur during embryonic development.
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05/09/2018

Solving Pieces of the Genetic Puzzle

Lorinda Dajose
A new approach developed at Caltech is an important step in cracking the code of mysterious, noncoding regions of DNA.
DNA
05/03/2018

A Gut Bacterium's Guide to Building a Microbiome

Lorinda Dajose
Many studies have linked the gut microbiome to health and disease. New research from Caltech reveals mechanisms utilized by gut bacteria to assemble a microbiome in the first place.
An electron microscopy image of a section of the mouse gut, showing B. fragilis aggregating close to the epithelial cells that make up the lining of the gut.
05/03/2018

Anderson Receives Neuroscience Prize

Lorinda Dajose
The 2018 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience is awarded to Caltech's David Anderson.
David Anderson in front of a whiteboard with equations.
04/24/2018

Caltech Alumna Awarded Soros Fellowship

Robert Perkins
Caltech alumna Suchita Nety will receive a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, receiving up to $90,000 in funding for her graduate studies.
Suchita Nety
04/18/2018

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Two from Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Michael Alvarez and Ellen Rothenberg, as well as two alumni, join 82 current Caltech faculty members as fellows of the prestigious honorary society.
R. Michael Alvarez
04/10/2018

Paralyzed Patient Feels Sensation Again

Lorinda Dajose
Using a tiny array of electrodes implanted in the brain's somatosensory cortex, Caltech scientists have induced sensations of touch and movement in the hand and arm of a paralyzed man.
fMRI of a brain
04/09/2018

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Lorinda Dajose
Twenty-seven current students and 11 recent alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.
The logo of the National Science Foundation.