News articles tagged with "lecture"

03/27/2015 08:49:26
Douglas Smith
Finding an anti-AIDS vaccine remains an elusive goal—partly because the HIV virus quickly mutates to evade the vaccine's antibodies. In a Watson Lecture on April 1, Caltech's Pamela J. Bjorkman will describe ways to neutralize that mutational advantage.
03/14/2014 14:42:13
Douglas Smith
On Wednesday, March 19, Professor of Geology Michael Lamb will describe how flowing water and grains of sand create Earth's dramatic landscapes.
01/27/2014 22:21:51
Cynthia Eller
In a matter of a few decades, silicon chips have transformed the way we live. Developing these technologies and exploring potential applications keeps Ali Hajimiri and everyone in his lab busy.
01/16/2014 12:40:04
Cynthia Eller
The new lecture series is intended to bring together a diverse community to discuss the broad theme of exploration, from antiquity to the present day, from new lands on Earth to other planets in our solar system.
01/13/2014 10:38:05
Douglas Smith
Jean Ensminger, Caltech's Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Sciences, is studying a corruption network linked to aid money, using interviews and quantitative analytical methods to follow the money disbursed by a large World Bank project in Africa.
11/01/2013 15:39:21
Douglas Smith
Caltech's Axel Schere is miniaturizing medical equipment (without benefit of a shrink ray). He'll tell us how to make a sensor small enough to be injected into an artery.
12/04/2012 20:58:21
Douglas Smith
Viviana Gradinaru (BS '05) might one day be getting inside your head—but in a good way. An assistant professor of biology at Caltech, Gradinaru is trying to map out the brain's wiring diagrams. Gradinaru will discuss her work at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Admission is free.
08/31/2012 07:00:00
Andrew Allan

Mark your calendars: The next TEDxCaltech will take place on Friday, January 18, 2013.

 

02/28/2012 08:00:00
Katie Neith

John Eiler, Sharp Professor of Geology and Professor of Geochemistry at Caltech, will present the next Watson Lecture on February 29 in Beckman Auditorium. The Watson Lecture Series features Caltech researchers and is named for the late Earnest C. Watson, who founded the series in 1922. He presented one of his most popular lectures, “Liquid Air,” as one of the first programs at the Beckman Auditorium in October 1964.

02/13/2012 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Watch a webcast of Tom Soifer, chair of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, professor of physics, and director of the Spitzer Science Center, exploring some of the exciting discoveries made with the Spitzer Space Telescope in a talk entitled "Seeing the Invisible Universe," which he gave on February 9 at Keck Observatory on the big island of Hawaii. For the video, click here.

03/28/2011 23:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Dr. John P. Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), will be the speaker at the 2011 DuBridge Distinguished Lecture Series at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

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