News

Oct 16, 2017
Michael Birnbaum has been selected as a 2017 Packard Foundation Fellow, for his tremendous promise for pioneering research in the field of immunology.
Oct 12, 2017
Using a modified version of the CRISPR genome-editing system, MIT researchers have developed a new way to screen for genes that protect against specific diseases.
Oct 5, 2017
The High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program has awarded 86 grants to scientists with unconventional approaches to major challenges in biomedical and behavioral research.
Oct 5, 2017
"As the class gets underway, [Aya] Halawi, a biological engineering major, whispers: 'This feels more like what we’ll be doing in the real world.' "
Sep 19, 2017
Yaffe will use his funds to further a project investigating the roles of protein kinases in coordinating cellular responses to damage to both DNA and RNA molecules.
Sep 15, 2017
MIT associate professor and member of the Broad Institute and McGovern Institute recognized for commitment to invention, collaboration, and mentorship.
Sep 8, 2017
Summer scholar Gaetana Michelet from the University of Puerto Rico explores the role mucus plays in protecting people from getting sick.
Sep 4, 2017
Test of cervical mucus may reveal pregnant women’s risk of going into labor too early.
Aug 31, 2017
A new method allows scientists to learn more about how existing antibiotics work and potentially help them to develop new drugs.
Aug 30, 2017
MIT engineers have devised a way to automate the process of monitoring neurons in a living brain using a computer algorithm that analyzes microscope images and guides a robotic arm to the target cell.