Symposium to Honor Former Caltech President and Nobelist

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.

Cells Communicate in a Dynamic Code

Caltech scientists discover an unexpectedly dynamic vocabulary for the language of cellular communication.

Tsao Receives Prestigious Neuroscience Prize

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

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.

Dennis Dougherty Named Director of Beckman Institute

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

Survival Mode in a Tiny Worm's Brain

Caltech scientists examine how environmental stress causes drastic behavioral and neurological changes in the tiny roundworm C. elegans.

New Technology Will Create Brain Wiring Diagrams

Scientists from Caltech have developed a technology that allows them to see which neurons are talking to which other neurons in live fruit flies.

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.

Caltech Breaks Ground on Chen Neuroscience Research Building

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.

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