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May 26, 2016
“The current work provides a complete pipeline, starting from a 3-D form, and arriving at a DNA design and a corresponding predicted atomic model which can be compared quantitatively with experiments,” says MIT's Mark Bathe.
May 10, 2016
Mark Bathe, associate professor in the Department of Biological Engineering. His research focuses on quantitative physical approaches to understanding complex biological processes from a molecular perspective. He runs an interdisciplinary research...
May 10, 2016
Study identifies new gene variants that may be targets for treating arrhythmia.  
May 3, 2016
Prof Chakraborty honored for research achievements.  
May 2, 2016
The findings suggest that DNA repair capacity, which varies widely among healthy individuals, could be a susceptibility factor that places an asthmatic patient at increased risk of developing asthma-associated pathologies, the researchers say.
Apr 25, 2016
Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression.
Apr 15, 2016
Michael Yaffe, MD, PhD, recently received a Bronze Star Medal for heroic or meritorious achievement or service in a combat zone.
Apr 12, 2016
Ernest Fraenkel uses biological network modeling to identify new targets for disease.
Apr 5, 2016
Based on research by its co-founders, MIT professors Tim Lu and Jim Collins, Synlogic creates so-called synthetic biotics, which sense and correct metabolic abnormalities that underlie some major diseases and rare genetic disorders.  
Mar 31, 2016
MIT biological engineers have created a programming language that allows them to rapidly design complex, DNA-encoded circuits that give new functions to living cells.