Researchers develop a new means of killing harmful bacteria

Researchers develop a new means of killing harmful bacteria

The global rise in antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to public health, damaging our ability to fight deadly infections such as tuberculosis. What’s more, …

Diagnosing cancer with help from bacteria

Diagnosing cancer with help from bacteria

Engineers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) have devised a new way to detect cancer that has spread to the …

Mercedes Balcells-Camps speaks at La Caixa award ceremony in Barcelona

Mercedes Balcells-Camps speaks at La Caixa award ceremony in Barcelona

On April 10, Mercedes Balcells-Camps, research scientist with the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at MIT, spoke at the La Caixa Fellowships award ceremony …

HST Students Katerina Mantzavinou and Kelli Xu Named 2015 Graduate Women of Excellence

HST Students Katerina Mantzavinou and Kelli Xu Named 2015 Graduate Women of Excellence

April 27, 2015 HST graduate students Katerina Mantzavinou and Kelli Xu received the honor of being named 2015 Graduate Women of Excellence along with 49 …

How a computer can help your doctor better diagnose cancer

How a computer can help your doctor better diagnose cancer

Correctly diagnosing a person with cancer — and identifying the specific type of cancer — makes all the difference in successfully treating a patient. Today …

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(From left) MIT $100K co-director Marc Chalifoux; RaptorMaps team members Eddie Obropta, Nikhil Vadhavkar, and Forrest Meyen; event host Krisztina Holly; and MIT $100K co-director Jacob Auchincloss. Image Courtesy of the MIT $100K
June 4, 2015

Team developing drones that scan and monitor crop health takes grand prize at 25th annual competition. Drones are positioned to change people’s lives, with tech …

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KwanghunChung
June 29, 2015

The quest to understand the brain: IMES Core Faculty Kwanghun Chung wants to—quite literally—shed more light on the brain, to help unlock the mysteries of …

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MIT-AntiBacterial-1_0
June 25, 2015

The global rise in antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to public health, damaging our ability to fight deadly infections such as tuberculosis. What’s more, …

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EVENTS
MIT Alumni Association & Swissnex Event June 25, 2015

The MIT Alumni Association, in partnership with Swissnex, is excited to bring together two of the world’s leading researchers in synthetic biology for a lively …

In Sierra Leone, health care workers use infrared thermometers to monitor those who may have come in contact with Ebola…

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Technical Assistant

To assist with neuroscience experiments and data analysis using Matlab. Our lab uses a number of cutting-edge techniques including single neuron electrophysiology, pharmacology, and optogenetics . . .

EHS Coordinator

EHS Coordinator oversees day-to-day activities within the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES). Monitors departmental compliance with environment, health, and safety (EHS) laws and regulations and MIT best practices . . .

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