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Caltech Associates Westside Event: Meet Caltech's First Female Nobel Laureate

Saturday, September 21, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Join Frances Arnold, a 2018 Nobel laureate and the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, for an engaging conversation about how she helped transform the field of chemistry by using the principles of evolution to create new and more effective enzymes that have been used to improve alternative energy, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. Then, hear behind-the-scenes stories of her journey since being named a Nobel Prize winner, from the 4 a.m. Nobel Committee phone call to the award ceremony in Stockholm. Priority registration will be given to Associates Westside members.

The event is cohosted by Fred Hameetman (BS '62), Caltech Trustee and Joyce Hameetman, Associates Board Member and Westside Chair

12:00 p.m. Reception

12:30 Lunch and presentation

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

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This event is open to members of the Caltech Associates and guests. For more information and to learn how to join, please visit our website or contact the Associates office at (626) 395-3919.

With a proud history of support dating back to 1926, the Caltech Associates is a vibrant organization of more than 2,000 members who are investors in discovery. Membership helps advance Caltech's most ambitious projects, including new treatments for disease, insights into nature, and technologies that could change the way people live their lives.

Caltech is changing the world. You can be part of it by joining the Caltech Associates. Visit: www.associates.caltech.edu.

For more information, please contact Jessica Lee by phone at 626-395-6392 or by email at jessical@caltech.edu.