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Collins Lab student, Ally Huang wins AAAS Poster Competition

Biology kit of reagents

Collins Lab member, Ally Huang has been named as a winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 2018 Student E-Poster Competition in the Education category for her presentation – an introduction of a low-cost synthetic biology educational kit. These shelf-stable, freeze-dried, cell-free reactions are activated by water,…

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Startup aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

Vision instrument

Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult in developing countries. Optometrists are generally located in urban centers and rarely see patients from rural areas, so many people suffer from uncorrected impairments. According…

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Faculty Profile: Roger Mark

Data for all To positively impact global health, build an accessible multinational community around data. That’s what Dr. Roger Mark, Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and his colleagues at the Laboratory for Computational Physiology (LCP) believe. For five decades, Mark has…

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