Category: TCCI in the News

  • Viviana Gradinaru Among Caltech Faculty Members and JPL Researcher Named as AAAS Fellows

    Viviana Gradinaru Among Caltech Faculty Members and JPL Researcher Named as AAAS Fellows

    Viviana Gradinaru, Professor of neuroscience and biological engineering and director, Center for Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience was just named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The organization said they awarded her the fellowship for “extraordinary achievements in bioengineering and neuroscience, including development and sharing of multiple novel tools to […]

  • Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz Receives Prestigious Developmental Biology Honors – Caltech

    Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz Receives Prestigious Developmental Biology Honors – Caltech

    The Society for Developmental Biology has awarded its 2022 Edwin G. Conklin Medal to Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Bren Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering and affiliated faculty member with Caltech’s Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience. Established in 1995, the Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology is awarded annually by the Society for Developmental […]

  • Tiger Tao wins 2021 Young Scientist of the Year Award from Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Tiger Tao wins 2021 Young Scientist of the Year Award  from Chinese Academy of Sciences

    On January 20, the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced the recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award, Young Scientist of the Year Award, Scientific Facilitation Award, Scientific Individual of the Year Award and Scientific Team of the Year Award. Tiger Tao, Investigator of the Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Investigator of Tianqiao […]

  • Seven Caltech Faculty are Principal Investigators on NIH BRAIN Grants

    Seven Caltech Faculty are Principal Investigators on NIH BRAIN Grants

    Seven Caltech researchers are principal investigators on eight new neuroscience grants from the National Institutes of Health’s “Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies” (BRAIN) Initiative.   Many of these researchers are affiliated with TCCI® including: Mikhail Shapiro, Professor of Chemical Engineering; Carlos Lois, Research Professor of Biology; Richard Andersen, James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience; […]

  • Unlocking philanthropy with Chrissy Luo and Tianqiao Chen

    Unlocking philanthropy with Chrissy Luo and Tianqiao Chen

    A KPMG philanthropy case study: Collaboration and innovation to drive medical research   This profile is a part of KPMG’s “Philanthropists in Action” case study series, which looks at emerging trends in the philanthropy landscape, as the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) agenda and a desire to create social impact climb the priority list of Family […]

  • Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech Celebrates 5th Anniversary; Launches Innovative New Program to Give Young Neuroscientists an Edge

    Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech Celebrates 5th Anniversary; Launches Innovative New Program to Give Young Neuroscientists an Edge

    Program equips neuroscientists with Artificial Intelligence and Data Science skills to help them interpret the vast amounts of data generated in the lab.   Pasadena, Dec 6, 2021. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech today announced the creation of the Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). […]

  • David Van Valen Named a Moore Inventor Fellow

    David Van Valen Named a Moore Inventor Fellow

    David Van Valen, assistant professor of biology and biological engineering and affiliated faculty member of the Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech, has been named a 2021 Moore Inventor Fellow. He is one of five fellows named this year by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.   Each fellow receives $825,000 to “further the development […]

  • Mikhail Shapiro Named HHMI Investigator

    Mikhail Shapiro Named HHMI Investigator

    Mikhail Shapiro, professor of chemical engineering and affiliated faculty member of the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator. He is one of 33 scientists named as investigators this year by HHMI, a nonprofit medical research organization founded by the late billionaire, engineer, […]

  • TCCI® for Neuroscience Research Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

    TCCI® for Neuroscience Research Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

    TCCI® for Neuroscience Research Building at Caltech has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its numerous sustainable features. This hub for studying the brain consumes nearly 30 percent less energy than a typical lab building. It also features native and drought-resistant vegetation, and serves as a model for resiliency with a one-megawatt fuel cell able […]

  • Tencent Games Unveils Serious Games Exploration to Create Social Value

    Tencent Games Unveils Serious Games Exploration to Create Social Value

    Tencent outlines “game as a service” efforts, teases latest endeavor, “Palvov: Brain’it On”   Tencent, through the Social Value Research Center of Tencent Games, today shared its “game as a service” collaboration with industries to develop serious games at the International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH) conference, in its latest push […]