Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 2000-01-31 08:00
David Baltimore, president of the California Institute of Technology, has been named by President Clinton as a recipient of the 1999 National Medal of Science. The award was announced today (Monday, January 31) at the White House.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 2000-01-24 08:00
PASADENA-Stem cells and their promise for novel treatments of human disease will be the focus of the 2000 Biology Forum at the California Institute of Technology.
"Stem Cells: The Science of Regeneration" will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, February 24, in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Free and open to the public, the forum is sponsored by Caltech and cosponsored by the San Gabriel Newspaper Group and Huntington Memorial Hospital. The event will focus particularly on breakthroughs of the last year in stem cell research.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 1999-12-10 08:00
PASADENA—David Baltimore, president of the California Institute of Technology, and Seymour Benzer, James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience, Emeritus, were awarded honorary degrees by the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Watson School of Biological Sciences on November 5 at the school's inaugural convocation.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 1999-11-01 08:00
The Donald Bren Foundation of Newport Beach has awarded theCalifornia Institute of Technology a $10 million grant to establish namedprofessorships to support Caltech's ambitious Biological SciencesInitiative.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 1999-10-21 07:00
Certain effects of aging could be caused by mutations in the DNA molecules of the energy-producing engines of cells known as mitochondria, according to new research from the California Institute of Technology and the University of Milan.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 1999-09-22 07:00
PASADENA-For a male nematode, the LOV-1 gene couldn't be more aptly named. The millimeter-long roundworm, if its LOV-1 gene is functioning properly, has the eagerness to mate and the instincts to perform successfully.
But if the LOV-1 gene is disabled, the male nematode is truly clueless. The fact that "LOV" is an acronym for "location of vulva" pretty much says it all.