MIT’s Synthetic Biology Center collaborates with Pfizer to advance synthetic biology research in drug discovery and development
February 20, 2014
Robert Langer wins 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
January 15, 2014Langer honored for his discoveries in controlled drug-release systems and new biomaterials; awards ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey to be broadcast Jan. 27
MIT Center for Integrative Synthetic Biology receives five-year NIH grant
November 27, 2013Five-year grant will support research on cancer therapy, artificial tissue homeostasis, and infectious diseases.
Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
MIT launches the Center for Neurobiological Engineering
August 26, 2013Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.
Study IDs key protein for cell death
May 13, 2013Findings may offer a new way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into an alternative programmed-death pathway.