MIT scientist is among three recognized for the discovery of optogenetics.
Neuroengineering leader appointed to new professorship at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research.
Synthetic biologist hopes to develop treatments for cancer and other diseases.
New members have made advances in the development of plasticity, novel genetic evolution methods, systems modeling, and clean energy.
With SHERLOCK, a strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest.
Prize recognizes contributions to biomedical research made by immigrant scientists.