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Rudy Marcus Inducted into Alpha Chi Sigma Hall of Fame

Professor Rudy A. Marcus, John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry, has been inducted into the Alpha Chi Sigma Hall of Fame.

Jacqueline Barton to Receive 2015 Priestley Medal

Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor and Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, will receive the ACS Priestley Medal in 2015.

Mark Davis Receives the Prince of Asturias Award in Spain

Mark E. Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, will receive the 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

Theodor Agapie Receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Theodor Agapie, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has received the 2014 Camille Dreyfus...

Greg Fu Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Greg Fu, Altair Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

John F. Brady elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

John F. Brady, Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and Executive Officer for Chemical Engineering has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Stephanie Laga and Katja Luxem awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Two Caltech seniors in chemistry—Stephanie Laga and Katja Luxem (pictured)—have received 2014-2015 Ful­bright Schol­ar­ships for Germany and Switzerland.

Probiotic Therapy Alleviates Autism-like Behaviors in Mice

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
"Traditional research has studied autism as a genetic disorder and a disorder of the brain, but our work shows that gut bacteria may contribute to ASD-like symptoms in ways that were previously unappreciated," says Sarkis Mazmanian.

Chemical Transformations for Food and Fuel: An Interview with Jonas Peters

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
"Our group is interested in the chemical transformations that are relevant to feeding and fueling the planet. There are two efforts on this campus in artificial photosynthesis, and I participate in both."

SlipChip Counts Molecules with Chemistry and a Cell Phone

Caltech researchers have demonstrated a method for using a lab-on-a-chip device and a cell phone to determine a concentration of molecules, such as HIV RNA molecules, in a sample.