Bacteria activate key stress response pathways in a heterogeneous, pulsatile fashion
Two time points in the growth of an Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem
Programmable molecular instruments for mapping gene expression within intact vertebrate embryos
Opsin-expressing hippocampal neurons in culture
Mouse embryonic stem cells stained simultaneously for four mRNAs of pluripotency-associated genes
An artificial jellyfish, dubbed a medusoid, made of silicone and rat heart muscle cells


Bioengineering research at Caltech focuses on the application of engineering principles to the analysis, manipulation, design, and construction of biological systems, and on the discovery and application of new engineering principles inspired by the properties of biological systems. Areas of research emphasis include: bioimaging, bioinspired design, biomechanics, biomedical devices, cell and tissue engineering, molecular medicine, molecular programming, synthetic biology, and systems biology.

Rosen Bioengineering Center

The Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center fosters integration and collaboration in academic, research, and social programs in Bioengineering and bioengineering-related research areas with a variety of programs and activities, most significantly the Rosen Graduate Scholarships and Rosen Research Project Awards


Application deadline: December 1, 2019

Campus interview visit (by invitation): February 27 - 29, 2020