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Caltech's AI-Driven COVID-19 Model Routinely Outperforms Competitors
11/26/2020

Caltech's AI-Driven COVID-19 Model Routinely Outperforms Competitors

Robert Perkins
The CS156 model, created by a group led by Yaser Abu-Mostafa, has has continued to grow more accurate since its debut at the end of August.
Yaser Map
Characterizing COVID-19 Antibodies for Potential Treatments
10/12/2020

Characterizing COVID-19 Antibodies for Potential Treatments

Lori Dajose
New research identifies classes of antibodies that are effective against COVID-19 and suggests promising directions for antibody treatments.
An illustration of a SARS-CoV-2 virus with antibodies attached to its spikes, and a close-up microscopy image of an antibody bound to the receptor binding domain
How SARS-CoV-2 Disables the Human Cellular Alarm System
10/08/2020

How SARS-CoV-2 Disables the Human Cellular Alarm System

Lori Dajose
New research determines the precise ways that the COVID-19 virus disrupts normal cellular function, rendering cells unable to call for help
Illustration of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Small red spikes protrude from a circular virion.
Caltech Researcher Unveils Sensor that Rapidly Detects COVID-19 Infection Status, Severity, and Immunity
10/01/2020

Caltech Researcher Unveils Sensor that Rapidly Detects COVID-19 Infection Status, Severity, and Immunity

Emily Velasco
Wei Gao has redesigned technology he previously used to detect other health conditions so that it can be used to diagnose a COVID infection.
A pair of fingers clad in a blue-rubber glove hold a small orange-and-black sensor
Students Use AI for a Better COVID-19 Prediction Model
08/24/2020

Students Use AI for a Better COVID-19 Prediction Model

Robert Perkins
Yaser Abu-Mostafa's students are using AI to improve the utility of epidemiology models.
Yaser Map
Company Co-Founded by Caltech Researcher to Participate in COVID-Testing Push
08/03/2020

Company Co-Founded by Caltech Researcher to Participate in COVID-Testing Push

Emily Velasco
Talis Biomedical, co-founded by Rustem Ismagilov, is one of seven companies selected by the National Institutes of Health for its new initiative.
The logo of the National Institutes of Health.
Merkin Institute Catalyzes COVID-19 Research at Caltech
08/03/2020

Merkin Institute Catalyzes COVID-19 Research at Caltech

Davin Malasarn
The Richard N. Merkin Institute for Translational Research funds 21 projects and working groups to fight COVID-19.
coronavirus image
Images of Antibodies as They Neutralize the COVID-19 Virus
07/29/2020

Images of Antibodies as They Neutralize the COVID-19 Virus

Lori Dajose
Researchers who have taken some of the first images of SARS-CoV-2 being neutralized by an antibody discuss their new findings and what it is like doing science in the midst of pandemic and protest.
A coronavirus bound by a neutralizing antibody
Caltech Professor Answers Community's Questions on Coronavirus
07/10/2020

Caltech Professor Answers Community's Questions on Coronavirus

Alyce Torrice
Pamela Bjorkman, Caltech's David Baltimore Professor of Biology and Bioengineering, answers questions from the public on viruses, antivirals, and vaccines.
Portrait of Professor Pamela Bjorkman in her biology lab with flasks and pipettes behind her
Teaching Imaging Techniques with Raspberry Pi and Scotch Tape
06/17/2020

Teaching Imaging Techniques with Raspberry Pi and Scotch Tape

Andrew Moseman
Katie Bouman immediately had to adapt her first class as a Caltech faculty member for a world of remote learning
Scotch Tape camera
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