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The Life and Science of Jerry Pine

Friday, April 6, 2018
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Jerome "Jerry" Pine, a Caltech professor of physics, emeritus, passed away on November 8, 2017. He was 89 years old. Pine served as a professor at Caltech for more than 50 years. In his early career, he undertook research in particle physics at several particle colliders, improving our understanding of the structure of elementary particles. Later, he transitioned into biophysics, developing new ways to study and visualize living neural cells. Pine was also passionate about science education.

Professor Pine's celebration of life will include speakers

From Jerry's physics world:
Maria Spiropulu
Shang-Yi Ch'en Professor of Physics
Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

From a student's perspective:
Daniel Wagenaar
Research Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

From Jerry's neurobiology world:
Jeanne Nerbonne
Alumni Endowed Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology
Department of Developmental Biology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

From Jerry's educational world:
Karen Worth 
Department of Special and Elementary Education
Wheelock College
200 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215

For more information, please contact Olga Batygin by phone at 626-395-3770 or by email at [email protected].