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

Emily Velasco
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.
Michael Rosbash (BS '65), the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and professor of biology at Brandeis University and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

Medicine of the Future: New Microchip Technology Could Be Used to Track Smart Pills

Whitney Clavin
Chemical and electrical engineers team up to create a new breed of microdevices for medical diagnostics.
illustration of chip in gut

Fu and Stoltz named 2018 National Award Recipients by the American Chemical Society

Greg Fu, Norman Chandler Professor of Chemistry, and Brian Stoltz, Professor of...

Pioneer of "Directed Evolution" Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Whitney Clavin
The Society of Women Engineers is honoring Caltech's Frances Arnold with its highest award.
Frances Arnold looks into a chemical flask.

History in the Making

The Archives' most recent additions are interviews with Ahmed Zewail, the late Pauling Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics who died in August of 2016, and Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry.
Harry Gray and Ahmed Zewail

Jonas C. Peters Wins 2017 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship

Jonas C. Peters, Bren Professor of Chemistry at Caltech, is the winner of the 2017 Inorganic...

Carbon Conversion

Whitney Clavin
New CO2 experiments may lead to artificial, renewable fuels.
Illustration of artificial leaf

ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching

ASCIT and GSC annual awards celebrate outstanding professors and TAs.
Rob Phillips giving a Bi 1 lecture.

David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost

Shayna Chabner McKinney
An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer
David Tirrell