Traveling with Purpose

Pamela Bjorkman has been studying HIV at Caltech since 2005. In the lab, she has made significant gains in the fight against the virus, developing antibodies that neutralize most strains. But years spent at the bench were beginning to make her feel disconnected from the possible impact of her work. So this summer she visited India, spending time with HIV-positive women and others who are at risk.

Caltech Again Named World's Top University in <i>Times Higher Education</i> Global Ranking

Caltech has been rated the world's number one university in the 2012–2013 Times Higher Education global ranking of the top 200 universities.

Caltech Biologist Named MacArthur Fellow

Sarkis Mazmanian, a microbiology expert at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) whose studies of human gut bacteria have revealed new insights into how these microbes can be beneficial, was named a MacArthur Fellow and awarded a five-year, $500,000 “no strings attached” grant.

Caltech Biologist Named MacArthur Fellow

Sarkis Mazmanian, a microbiology expert at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) whose studies of human gut bacteria have revealed new insights into how these microbes can be beneficial, was named a MacArthur Fellow and awarded a five-year, $500,000 “no strings attached” grant.

Caltech Biologist Named MacArthur Fellow

Sarkis Mazmanian, a microbiology expert at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) whose studies of human gut bacteria have revealed new insights into how these microbes can be beneficial, was named a MacArthur Fellow and awarded a five-year, $500,000 “no strings attached” grant.

Caltech Biologist Named MacArthur Fellow

Sarkis Mazmanian, a microbiology expert at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) whose studies of human gut bacteria have revealed new insights into how these microbes can be beneficial, was named a MacArthur Fellow and awarded a five-year, $500,000 “no strings attached” grant.

Connecting the Dots

A multidisciplinary approach to building implantable neural devices could help blind people see, paralyzed people stand, and even endow robotic limbs with a sense of touch.

Different Minds

Llike the autism spectrum itself, the spectrum of autism research at Caltech also runs a gamut.

From Dendrites to Decisions

For a dozen or so Caltech faculty, learning about learning has become a scientific endeavor.

Sex, Flies, and Videotape

A Caltech neurobiologist, a computer scientist, and a bioengineer turn to the fruit fly to try to understand emotion.

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