News articles tagged with "BBE"

10/09/2015 12:13:44
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Although humans are largely visual creatures, olfaction—or smell—is the primary source of information for most other organisms. Elizabeth Hong, a new assistant professor of neuroscience at Caltech, studies olfaction to understand how the brain processes sensory information and how that information guides behaviors.
10/08/2015 09:31:25
Lori Dajose
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced its second round of funding in furtherance of President Obama's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnology—or BRAIN—Initiative. Four Caltech researchers were amongst those who received awards.
10/06/2015 20:07:41
Douglas Smith
Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.
10/06/2015 10:10:12
Kimm Fesenmaier
Bruce Hay's lab has developed a way to bring about long-term infertility in mice. The new approach, called vectored contraception, turns muscle cells into factories that produce an antibody that inhibits a key reproductive process.
10/02/2015 09:29:32
Kimm Fesenmaier
New-faculty member Betty Hong is part of a team of researchers that will use new NSF funding to create synthetic odor stimuli that mimic those found in nature. These will then help them study how the brain processes and reacts to smells.
09/30/2015 09:58:08
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Caltech undergraduate students returned to campus this week, many after spending the summer working at companies in biotechnology, technology, and finance, among other fields. These students have had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and paths that may be available to them after graduation.
09/11/2015 08:58:01
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) are thought to be the future for treating and preventing HIV infections. A bNAb recently characterized by Caltech researchers can neutralize HIV in different states—increasing the antibody's promise as a therapeutic.
09/10/2015 11:42:50
Marisa Demers
Thanks to a three-year gift commitment from the Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Caltech and HMRI have established a new partnership that will provide nine Caltech faculty members with funding support to advance research that relates to medicine and patient care.
09/04/2015 10:00:58
Eric Harris Davidson, Caltech's Norman Chandler Professor of Cell Biology, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. He was 78 years old.
09/03/2015 10:03:03
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Using computational and experimental methods, researchers at Caltech have developed a technique for creating so-called protein–DNA nanowires—a hybrid biomaterial that could have important applications.
08/17/2015 23:13:25
Lori Dajose
Nathan Belliveau has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellow.
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