Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Beckman Institute Auditorium – Beckman Institute

New Horizons in Developmental Biology

12/02/2015 08:35:33
Ker Than
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
12/01/2015 18:42:43
Lori Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/30/2015 09:53:05
Ramanuj Basu
Grant Jensen has revolutionized the view that researchers, and even the curious public, get of the insides of cells. He does this through the innovative use of a digital camera and specialized electron microscope.
11/20/2015 10:30:45
The neurons, identified through brain studies using the game rock-paper- scissors-lizard-Spock, may lead to improved prosthetic devices.
11/17/2015 09:55:11
Douglas Smith
The road to becoming a T cell is fraught with choices, false starts, and dead ends, where a regulatory tug-of-war brings cells surprisingly close to the border of leukemia.
Fluorescence-labeled immature T cells
11/16/2015 10:13:46
Nehaly Shah
Yuki Oka, an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation.
11/12/2015 16:03:06
Douglas Smith
Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.
Caltech chemist Harry Gray
Monday, November 30, 2015

Microbial diners, drive-ins, and dives: deep-sea edition

10/28/2015 16:36:46
Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.