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Doris Tsao Named MacArthur Fellow
10/04/2018

Doris Tsao Named MacArthur Fellow

Lorinda Dajose
The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded to individuals of "outstanding talent."
Doris Tsao
Gradinaru Receives NIH Director's Award
10/02/2018

Gradinaru Receives NIH Director's Award

Lorinda Dajose
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award, given to "exceptionally creative scientists," is part of its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Viviana Gradinaru
New Spatial Genomics Center at Caltech
09/26/2018

New Spatial Genomics Center at Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Long Cai has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health's Human BioMolecular Atlas Program to build maps of cells throughout the human body.
Long Cai, professor of biology and biological engineering
President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"
09/22/2018

President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"

In a letter to the Caltech community during Postdoc Appreciation Week, the President emphasizes the role this key group plays at the Institute.
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Custom Circuits for Living Cells
09/21/2018

Custom Circuits for Living Cells

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech researchers have developed a "toolkit" of proteins that can be assembled, like Legos, in various ways to one day treat diseases.
Artist's conceptual illustration of biological
Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21
09/17/2018

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.
Guiding Flight: The Fruit Fly's Celestial Compass
08/30/2018

Guiding Flight: The Fruit Fly's Celestial Compass

Lorinda Dajose
Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.
Fruit flies keep the sun fixed in one region of their vision to navigate.
How Bacteria Breathe Arsenic
08/13/2018

How Bacteria Breathe Arsenic

Lorinda Dajose
Determining the chemical structure of an enzyme that enables microbes to breathe arsenic compounds provides insight into how bacteria contribute to arsenic poisoning.
a three dimensional model of the ArrAB complex
A Conversation with Matt Thomson
07/13/2018

A Conversation with Matt Thomson

Lorinda Dajose
New assistant professor of computational biology Matt Thomson discusses how cells make decisions and work together.
Matt Thomson
Rothenberg Innovation Initiative Removes Risk, Leaves Lots of Reward
07/06/2018

Rothenberg Innovation Initiative Removes Risk, Leaves Lots of Reward

Robert Perkins
Researchers looking for a way to bridge the "valley of death" can compete for RI2 funding.
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