CSB Programme

SO, Peter T C

Programme Co-Chair
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT

Expertise: Optics, microscopy, spectroscopy, fluorescence, biomechanics and biophysics.


Faculty, Children’s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST)
Research Affiliate, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

Expertise: Biomedical/biomolecular networks, bioinformatics, systems biology, proteomics, artificial intelligence, datamining, bayesian networks, information theory, statistical graphics and computing.

CHEN, Jianzhu

Cottrell Professor of Immunology
Professor of Biology, MIT

Expertise: Lymphocyte development and function, animal models, influenza virus, RNA interference and transgenesis.

DEWEY, Jr Forbes

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT
Co-Director, International Consortium for Medical Imaging Technology, MIT

Expertise: Biological basis of atherosclerosis, mechanotransduction quantitative computational models of cell function and database technology.

LODISH, Harvey F

Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, MIT
Member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT

Expertise: Expression cloning and characterisation of cell surface receptors, signal transduction proteins, novel growth factors, hematopoietic stem cells and cell and tissue engineering.


Member, Whitehead Institute Biomedical Research
Professor of Biology, MIT

Expertise: Immunology and immune system behaviour.

SINSKEY, Anthony

Professor of Biology, Health Sciences & Technology, and Engineering Systems Division
Faculty director of Center for Biomedical Innovations

Expertise: Metabolic engineering, biopolymer engineering, bioplastics/biodegradeable plastics, bioconversion processes, fermentation and microbioreactors.


Dean of the School of Engineering, MIT
Ford Professor of Engineering, MIT

Expertise: Nanostructured materials, surfaces, interfaces, and thin films, biological cells and infectious diseases, cell mechanics and cancer.

TIDOR, Bruce

Professor of Biological Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Expertise: Molecular modelling, theoretical biophysical chemistry, biomolecular engineering, systems modeling and analysis and network biology.


Professor of Statistics, Management Science and Engineering Systems Sloan School of Management and Engineering Systems Division
Management Science Area Head, Sloan School of Management
Director of Center for Computational Research in Economics and Management Science

Expertise: Robust and high-breakdown estimation, regression diagnostics, penalty methods in variable (model) selection, multiple comparison procedures, data-mining, bioinformatics, non-linear estimation, statistical graphics and computing, extreme value analysis, sampling, design of experiments and process control.

WHITE, Jacob K

Professor of Electrical Engineering, MIT

Expertise: Computational techniques for problems in integrated circuit and packaging design, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) design, nanophotonic device optimisation, biomolecular and biological system analysis.

YAFFE, Michael B

Professor of Biology, MIT
Principal Investigator of Yaffe Lab at the David H Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT

Expertise: Regulation of protein-protein interactions and signal transduction pathways by protein and lipid phosphorylation, structure and function of modular signalling domains and design of bioinformatics tools for proteomic analysis.