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The MIT Department of Biological Engineering – Creating Biological Technologies, from Discovery to Design
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"Last BATS, I gave you my heart, but the very next day, you gave it away..."
Today's final BATS of Fall Term 2018 features...
Konstantin Krismer (GIFFORD LAB) An Interpretable Model of Cell Type-specific Chromatin Accessibility
Joseph Berleant (BATHE LAB) DNA Sequence Design for Controlled Intermolecular Binding
Next BATS? Spring Term 2019.
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BE faculty Prof Ed Boyden and Adam Marblestone invented a way to fabricate nanoscale 3-D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, quantum dots, and DNA.
To read more, click below or here: http://ow.ly/eZij30mYKLo
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Final BATS of Fall Term 2018 this Friday with..
Konstantin Krismer (GIFFORD LAB) An Interpretable Model of Cell Type-specific Chromatin Accessibility
Joseph Berleant (BATHE LAB) DNA Sequence Design for Controlled Intermolecular Binding
Where/when ow.ly/3wfx30mW6hL
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BE faculty Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome.
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BATS today with...
Ishwar Kohale (FOREST WHITE LAB)
Characterizing Signaling Dynamics in Response to Environmental Pollutants
Jacqueline Gerritsen (WHITE LAB)
Constructing a Site-specific Kinetic Model of the EGFR Signaling Network
Where/when: ow.ly/nlTq30mU4UM
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Congratulations to 'Agrofilms' for taking First Place at the 20.380 Biological Engineering Design Final Pitch Presentations earlier today. In photo (l to r); dept head Prof Doug Lauffenburger, and the Agrofilms team of Isabella Gomez, Colleen Foley, Shalni Kumar, and Siddharth Guha.
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What’s driving today’s biotech spinouts in Kendall Square? “You can feel something special here,” says Alec Nielsen BE PhD ’17, cofounder and CEO of the startup Asimov. He calls Kendall “the center of the universe” for biomedical research.
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BATS this Friday with..
Ishwar Kohale (WHITE LAB) Characterizing Signaling Dynamics in Response to Environmental Pollutants
Jacqueline Gerritsen (WHITE LAB) Constructing a Site-specific Kinetic Model of the EGFR Signaling Network
Where/when http://ow.ly/bumC30mQLQ1
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"MIT researchers have now developed a nanoparticle-based technology that could be used to improve the speed of pneumonia diagnosis. Graduate student Colin Buss and recent [BE] PhD recipient Jaideep Dudani are the lead authors of the paper, which appears online Nov. 29 in the journal EBioMedicine."
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