Collaborative research center funded by Lisa Yang and Hock Tan ’75 blends engineering and neuroscience to advance molecular tools for treating brain disorders.
MIT students explore algal water purifiers, programmable soil bacteria, and other biological engineering approaches to food and water security.
Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
New CRISPR-based research tool delivers results in an hour; researchers share protocol and kits to advance research and move toward clinical validation.
Diagnostic platform CARMEN combines microfluidics with CRISPR-based detection technology SHERLOCK, and could one day be used for public health efforts.
Picower Institute researchers are embarking on experiments to learn the mechanisms by which coronavirus might affect mental health.
MIT scientists Omar Abudayyeh and Jonathan Gootenberg explain the current state of Covid-19 testing, and how a CRISPR tool may help solve the supply problem.
Critical research continues, students and staff are receiving support, and contingency planning proceeds for eventual phased reopening.
Globally respected cell biologist will be the Whitehead Institute’s inaugural Landon T. Clay Professor of Biology and a professor of biology at MIT.
Neuroscientists identify genes that modulate the disease’s toxic effects.