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03/29/2018

Oka Receives Young Investigator Award

Lorinda Dajose
Yuki Oka is the 2018 recipient of the Ajinomoto Award for Young Investigators in Gustation.
Yuki Oka, assistant professor of biology
03/26/2018

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad Give $5 Million to Honor Caltech President Emeritus David Baltimore

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have pledged $5 million through The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to endow a professorial chair at Caltech.
photo of Eli and Edythe Broad
03/12/2018

A Conversation with Caltech Entomologist Joe Parker

Lorinda Dajose
Joe Parker's childhood fascination with insects led him to a position as an assistant professor of biology at Caltech.
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03/07/2018

Gift Enables Transformative Advances in Health Care

The Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has extended its partnership with Caltech for a minimum of three more years.
Caltech President, Provost, and HMRI investigators are pictured with Richard Merkin.
02/28/2018

Mapping the Neural Circuit Governing Thirst

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech researchers discover the wiring of the circuit in the mouse brain that drives and quenches thirst.
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02/23/2018

Symposium to Honor Former Caltech President and Nobelist

Lorinda Dajose
A scientific symposium will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018, in honor of David Baltimore, president emeritus and recipient of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
David Baltimore in a laboratory
02/15/2018

Cells Communicate in a Dynamic Code

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech scientists discover an unexpectedly dynamic vocabulary for the language of cellular communication.
Artist's concept of a cell expressing the Delta1 ligand (left) and a cell expressing the Delta4 ligand (right). While these two ligands activate cellular receptors in the same way, they do so in different patterns over time.
02/12/2018

Tsao Receives Prestigious Neuroscience Prize

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech neuroscientist Doris Tsao is one of two recipients of the 2018 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize.
Doris Tsao
02/02/2018

Using the Brain of a Modern Fly to Reconstruct the Behaviors of an Ancient World

Caltech's Michael Dickinson will discuss how he studies the brain of a modern fly to reconstruct the behaviors of an ancient world.
Michael Dickinson's Watson Lecture will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, at Beckman Auditorium.
01/26/2018

Dennis Dougherty Named Director of Beckman Institute

Whitney Clavin
Dennis Dougherty will lead Caltech's interdisciplinary research center for chemistry and biology technologies.
Dennis Dougherty