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News and Events

Amgen Foundation Honors David Baltimore with Gift to Caltech

The Amgen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the biotechnology company, has committed $7.5 million for a suite of graduate fellowships in biochemistry and molecular biophysics that will provide Caltech students exceptional latitude in their studies of the molecular basis of life. The fellowship program is in the name of Caltech president emeritus and Nobel laureate David Baltimore.

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Philanthropy Accelerates Research into the Microbiome

Behind almost every discovery, there is a team. Breakthroughs grow out of scientific collaborations among extraordinary investigators. And another type of partnership can drive new knowledge: backing from generous supporters. Such is the case for Sarkis Mazmanian, the Luis B. and Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology and a Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator at Caltech.

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Giving Day 2019 Propels Caltech Forward

In 24 hours, 1,127 Caltech alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends from 44 states and 16 countries joined together, raising nearly $200,000 and unlocking an extra $25,000 for scholarships. Of this community, 225 were first-time donors!

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