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11/16/2018

Choosing a Career as an Immune Cell

Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have now identified the complex role a particular protein plays in helping stem cells develop into T-lymphocytes, powerful immune cells.
A heat map of gene expression
11/13/2018

Symposium Marks 10 Years of Caltech-City of Hope Partnership

Emily Velasco
Caltech and City of Hope's Biomedical Research Initiative has reached its 10th anniversary and has funded 53 projects.
A thematic graphic showing the concept of medical engineering
11/08/2018

Picking Fights with Fruit Flies

Lori Dajose
Male fruit flies display aggression in a manner similar to humans. Now, Caltech scientists have shown how the flies' threatening behavior is encoded in their brains.
A fruit fly raising its wings in a threat display.
10/24/2018

Gut Bacteria Influence Movement in Flies

Lori Dajose
A new study shows how a bacterial product in the Drosophila gut is necessary for proper motor function.
photo of two fruit flies facing each other
10/10/2018

Faculty Join Caltech

Caltech welcomes 12 faculty members who will join the Institute's six divisions over the academic year, representing fields ranging from cosmochemistry and microeconomics to genome engineering and the philosophical underpinnings of quantum theory.
photo of Caltech's Throop Pond
10/08/2018

Time-Traveling Illusion Tricks the Brain

Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers show how sound can retroactively induce an optical illusion.
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10/04/2018

Doris Tsao Named MacArthur Fellow

Lori Dajose
The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded to individuals of "outstanding talent."
Doris Tsao
10/02/2018

Gradinaru Receives NIH Director's Award

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

New Spatial Genomics Center at Caltech

Lori 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
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.
National Postdoc Association Logo