Bioengineering and biotechnology
Rebuilding American manufacturing
November 30, 2011White House working group convenes at MIT to examine how new technologies can create economic growth and more jobs in the United States.
Allen Lin ’11, MEng ’11 named Marshall Scholar
November 23, 2011Recent alum will hone interests in policy, synthetic biology through study in the United Kingdom.
Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.
Whitehead Institute director honored with March of Dimes Prize
April 26, 2011
CEHS poster session highlights graduate, postdoctoral work
February 23, 2011More than 60 posters featured at annual Center for Environmental Health Sciences event.
Three MIT engineers named to the National Academy of Engineering
February 8, 2011Several alumni also elected among 68 new members announced today
Scientists decipher 3-billion-year-old genomic fossils
December 21, 2010Analysis of modern-day genomes finds evidence for ancient environmental change and a massive expansion in genetic diversity.
Suresh discusses the role of engineering in the study of infectious disease
December 13, 2010In public lecture at MIT, former dean describes progress in understanding malaria.
5 from MIT win NIH awards
September 29, 2010The grants are designed to promote risky, innovative research with the potential to transform a field of study.
Siebel Foundation announces 2011 Siebel Scholars at MIT
September 28, 2010
Putting carbon dioxide to good use
September 21, 2010MIT biological engineers have found a way to convert carbon-dioxide emissions to useful building materials, using genetically altered yeast.
MIT hosts 28 Amgen Scholars this summer
September 3, 2010Undergraduates invited to conduct hands-on research with MIT faculty
RNA offers a safer way to reprogram cells
July 25, 2010New technique holds promise to revert cells to an immature state that can develop into any cell type.