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From Beaker to Solved 3-D Structure in Minutes

Whitney Clavin
A new method for learning the structures of small molecules, such as hormones, is "like science fiction."
Tyler Fulton

Caltech Honors Its Newest Nobel Laureate

Jon Nalick
Hundreds turn out to celebrate Frances Arnold, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold greeting people at the event

New Tools for Creating Mirrored Forms of Molecules

Whitney Clavin
Chemists have developed an easier way to make libraries of candidate drugs with a specific "handedness."
Gregory Fu and Zhaobin Wang at Caltech.

Faculty Join Caltech

Caltech welcomes 12 faculty members who will join the Institute's six divisions over the academic year, representing fields ranging from cosmochemistry and microeconomics to genome engineering and the philosophical underpinnings of quantum theory.
photo of Caltech's Throop Pond

Frances Arnold Wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Whitney Clavin
For her work on the directed evolution method of bioengineering enzymes, Frances Arnold has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold

Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists have won federal grants for research in quantum computing, quantum networks, and more.
Computer chip illustration

President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"

In a letter to the Caltech community during Postdoc Appreciation Week, the President emphasizes the role this key group plays at the Institute.
National Postdoc Association Logo

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.

Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology

Elise Cutts
In recognition of his contributions to chemical biology, Mikhail Shapiro was presented with the 2018 Roger Tsien Award.
Mikhail Shapiro

From Colorado to Caltech: Meet Chemistry Professor Kimberly See

Whitney Clavin
A new video profiles Kimberly See, a battery chemist who joined the faculty last year.
Kimberly See