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Mar 1, 2021
Jason Kelly, BE PhD program alum co-founder and CEO of BE spinout Ginkgo Bioworks, talks with 60 Minutes.
Feb 22, 2021
BE student Amy Jin named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar.
Feb 18, 2021
In a study of E. coli, MIT researchers discovered that mutations to genes involved in metabolism can also help bacteria to evade the toxic effects of several different antibiotics.
Feb 1, 2021
Prof Paul Blainey is among the expert panelists.
Jan 29, 2021
“Organs-on-a-chip” system sheds light on how bacteria in the human digestive tract may influence neurological diseases.  
Jan 28, 2021
Expanding tissue samples before sequencing allows researchers to pinpoint locations of RNA molecules.
Jan 21, 2021
The National Academy of Engineering awarded the Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education to Griffith and Lauffenburger for the establishment of a new biology-based engineering education.
Jan 21, 2021
Weekend hackathon inspires hundreds of MIT students, including BE undergrads Kanoe Evile & Sangita Vasikaran, to find ways to improve the upcoming semester.
Jan 14, 2021
MIT researchers have now devised a new way to computationally model viral escape, based on models that were originally developed to analyze language.
Dec 15, 2020
Family’s health trauma translates into mission to solve a chronic health problem suffered by more than a million Americans.