Gradinaru Selected as a Moore Inventor Fellow

The fellowship, from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, awards $825,000 toward accelerating invention.

Neuroscientist Receives Early-Career Inventor Award

Viviana Gradinaru is the recipient of an Innovator in Science Award from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Molecular Biologist Recognized for Discovering the Biology of the Ubiquitin System

The ubiquitin system is a key set of biochemical pathways that underlies regulated protein degradation and many other processes in organisms.

Five from Caltech Receive NIH BRAIN Grants

Researchers aim to identify different neural cell types, understand how the brain heals itself, and probe neural circuits underlying behavior.

Nature or Nurture? Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse Brain

The brain circuitry that controls innate, or instinctive, behaviors such as mating and fighting was thought to be genetically hardwired. Not so, neuroscientists now say

Gradinaru Named Vallee Scholar

Gradinaru is one of five early-career researchers internationally to receive funding from the Vallee Foundation for basic biomedical research.

Caltech Alumnus and Former Caltech Researcher Win Nobel for Circadian Rhythm Research

Michael Rosbash (BS '65), and Jeffrey C. Hall, a former Caltech postdoctoral fellow, have been honored with a Nobel Prize for identifying the genetic mechanism controlling circadian rhythms.

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

The Surprising, Ancient Behavior of Jellyfish

The discovery that primitive jellyfish sleep suggests that sleep is an ancient, evolutionarily conserved behavior.

Postdoctoral Scholars Named Hanna Gray Fellows

Two Caltech postdoctoral scholars will receive up to $1.4 million in funding over eight years.


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