Monday, May 12, 2014
Moore 070

Teaching Statement Workshop - 2-Part Event

Friday, April 4, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Spring TA Training

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Spring Head TA Lunch

Fighting Flies

According to the latest studies from the fly laboratory of Caltech biologist David Anderson, male fruit flies fight more than their female counterparts because they have special cells in their brains that promote fighting. These cells appear to be absent in the brains of female fruit flies.

Bacterial "Syringe" Necessary for Marine Animal Development

"It was a tremendous surprise that the agent that drives metamorphosis is such an elaborate, well-organized injection machine," says coauthor Grant Jensen.

Caltech Cell Biologist Wins $3 Million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Alexander Varshavsky was honored for "his discovery of the critical molecular determinants and biological functions of intracellular protein degradation," according to the award citation.

Probiotic Therapy Alleviates Autism-like Behaviors in Mice

"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.

Focusing on Faces

A group of researchers led by Caltech neuroscientist Ralph Adolphs has made the first recordings of the firings of single neurons in the brains of autistic individuals, and has found specific neurons in a region called the amygdala that show reduced processing of the eye region of faces.

New Department of Medical Engineering Added by the Caltech Division of Engineering and Applied Science

MedE pulls together faculty from a broad range of specialties, both within EAS and outside it, to create an interdisciplinary program in a critical area of engineering.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

Advice for Future New Faculty: Caltech Postdoc Association Event

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