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04/06/2018

Caltech Senior Awarded 2018 Hertz Fellowship

Emily Velasco
Gabby Tender, a senior majoring in chemistry, will receive five years of financial support to pursue a PhD and conduct research of her choice in science, math, or engineering.
A portrait of Gabby Tender
04/05/2018

Caltech Scientists Breed Bacteria That Make Tiny High-Energy Carbon Rings

Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Frances Arnold have used directed evolution to breed bacteria that produce synthetically versatile, high-energy carbon rings in an efficient way.
An artist's depiction of a bacterial enzyme and the high-energy carbon ring it created.
03/27/2018

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Announces 2018 Fellows

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering...
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03/16/2018

Taking MRI Technology Down to Micrometer Scales

Mikhail Shapiro and his team are inventing new methods to help doctors better interpret the splotchy shapes of MRI images.
An MRI scan of the head.
03/07/2018

Gift Enables Transformative Advances in Health Care

The Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has extended its partnership with Caltech for a minimum of three more years.
Caltech President, Provost, and HMRI investigators are pictured with Richard Merkin.
03/01/2018

Caltech Announces the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal
02/19/2018

2018 Feynman Teaching Prize is Awarded to Harry Gray

Judy Hill
The chemistry professor and Beckman Institute founding director has taught at Caltech for more than five decades
Harry Gray, Caltech's Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry
02/15/2018

From TECHER: Circles of Thought

How Linus Pauling (PhD ‘25) put his ideas into pictures.
Linus Pauling's chemical diagrams
02/13/2018

Caltech Students Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech students have been awarded the Churchill Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Matthew Weidner and Aishwarya Nene
02/07/2018

Graduate Students Dip Their Toes into Industry

Whitney Clavin
Graduate students are getting a chance to try out biotech industry jobs through a training program administered by the Rosen Center.
Students at Craig Venter Institute