June 1, 2022 12:00 pm

Global Day of Parents

June 17, 2022 5:00 pm

Chen Social

Photograph of Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen

The People Behind the Chen Institute

Thanks to the support of Chrissy Luo and Tianqiao Chen, the Chen Institute at Caltech brings together innovative and collaborative researchers who share the common goal of improving the well-being of humanity through the study of the brain.

Brain connectivity in a person who lacks a corpus callosum, the fibrous connection between the brain's two hemispheres, was produced by Caltech Brain Imaging Center researcher Michael Tyszka, professor Ralph Adolphs, and collaborators using diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging.

Chen Institute Diversity and Inclusion Awardees

We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year's Chen Institute Diversity and Inclusion grant awards. Visit the link above to read all about the deserving awardees.

Overhead view of ocean waves

2022 BrainWAVE Fellows

We are excited to welcome the 2022 BrainWAVE fellows to campus this summer. Follow the link above to meet our fellows.

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Neuroscience Publications

The latest Caltech neuroscience publications from Chen Institute affiliated faculty are available here.

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Study Neuroscience at Caltech

Come and study neuroscience in sunny Southern California. Caltech offers a number of PhD options in neuroscience and unique research opportunities.

South side of the Chen Neuroscience Research building, it shows the large windows and copper facade of the exterior of the building, also Moore Walk, pathway and plant beds with young trees and succulents.

Chen Neuroscience Research Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

This hub of neuroscience consumes nearly 30 percent less energy than a typical lab building, it features native and drought-resistant vegetation, and serves as a model for resiliency with a 1-megawatt fuel cell able to power the entire building independently from the electric grid.