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05/30/2017

Lessons in the Lab

Nobel laureate Robert H. Grubbs shapes fields of science, but his door is always open to students.
Caltech senior Andrew Romine
05/30/2017

Class Act: Chemistry 101

A newly reinvented class gives undergrads a low-stakes way to explore topics in chemistry.
Graduate student Kelsey Boyle, who is co-teaching (with Rebekah Silva), a tutorial course on DNA and cancer for the newly reinvented Chemistry 101. Photo/Caltech
05/25/2017

Chemistry Student Receives Fulbright Fellowship

Emily Velasco
Gerri Roberts, a chemistry student, has received a Fulbright fellowship to study new anti-cancer drugs in Germany.
Gerri Roberts
05/25/2017

Nitrogen Fixation Research Could Shed Light on Biological Mystery

Emily Velasco
New research could make fertilizer production more environmentally friendly while shedding light on a biological mystery.
Fertilizer is applied to an agricultural field.
05/22/2017

Taking a Closer Look at Genetic Switches in Cancer

Whitney Clavin
Caltech biochemists have uncovered details of a protein that controls blood cell production in an aggressive form of leukemia.
Diagram of DPF2 in cell
05/19/2017

Small-Molecule Talk with Alison Ondrus

Whitney Clavin
Alison Ondrus discusses her love of small molecules, synthetic chemistry, embryogenesis, and philosophy in a recent interview.
New Caltech assistant professor of chemistry talks about the intersection between chemistry and biology
05/17/2017

Caltech Program Delivers Science Instruction to Local Elementary School

Jon Nalick
Caltech grad students and postdocs volunteer at Cleveland Elementary as part of a program called Science Wednesdays.
Graduate student Cecelia Sanders explains to a second grade class how genes affect the shape of body parts such as earlobes.
05/15/2017

Chemistry Professor Awarded Feynman Teaching Prize

Lori Dajose
Alumni, students, and fellow faculty members have praised Brian Stoltz for his dedication to teaching.
Brian Stoltz in front of a bookshelf.
05/14/2017

Announcing The John D. And Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund

The John D. and Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund will support the Jack D. and Edith M. Roberts...
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05/10/2017

Caltech Chemist Robert Grubbs Elected to Royal Society

Whitney Clavin
Robert H. Grubbs has been named a foreign member of Great Britain's Royal Society.
photo of Robert Grubbs