By analyzing bacterial data, researchers have discovered thousands of rare new CRISPR systems that have a range of functions and could enable gene editing, diagnostics, and more.
First-year MIT student and former Time “Kid of the Year” honored for promoting science and innovation among youth and inspiring them with several inventions.
BRAIN CONNECTS supports McGovern Institute and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences research aimed at mapping the brain’s connections.
Five MIT faculty, along with seven additional affiliates, are honored for outstanding contributions to medical research.
By focusing on causal relationships in genome regulation, a new AI method could help scientists identify new immunotherapy techniques or regenerative therapies.
In addition to turning on genes involved in cell defense, the STING protein also acts as an ion channel, allowing it to control a wide variety of immune responses.
A biotech entrepreneur, Koehler will help faculty and students launch startups and bring new products to market through the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation.
Scientists pinpoint where thousands of individual proteins are made in intact tissue and single cells
A new technology called RIBOmap can give researchers valuable insight into how protein production in animal and human tissue is altered in disease.
BioAutoMATED, an open-source, automated machine-learning platform, aims to help democratize artificial intelligence for research labs.
The first RNA-guided DNA-cutting enzyme found in eukaryotes, Fanzor could one day be harnessed to edit DNA more precisely than CRISPR/Cas systems.