3 Questions: Daniel Anderson on the progress of mRNA vaccines

3 Questions: Daniel Anderson on the progress of mRNA vaccines

Following the successful development of vaccines against Covid-19, scientists hope to deploy mRNA-based therapies to combat many other diseases. Two mRNA vaccines, which received emergency …

A single memory is stored across many connected brain regions

A single memory is stored across many connected brain regions

Innovative brain-wide mapping study shows that an “engram,” the ensemble of neurons encoding a memory, is widely distributed and includes regions not previously realized. A …

School of Engineering first quarter 2022 awards

School of Engineering first quarter 2022 awards

Faculty members, including at IMES, are recognized for excellence via a diverse array of honors, grants, and prizes. Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive …

Aging Brain Initiative awards fund five new ideas to study, fight neurodegeneration

Aging Brain Initiative awards fund five new ideas to study, fight neurodegeneration

Competitive seed grants launch yearlong investigations of novel hypotheses about potential causes, biomarkers, treatments of Alzheimer’s and ALS. Neurodegenerative diseases are defined by an increasingly …

Structures considered key to gene expression are surprisingly fleeting

Structures considered key to gene expression are surprisingly fleeting

Study finds genome loops don’t last long in cells; theories of how loops control gene expression may need to be revised. In human chromosomes, DNA …

IMES is an inclusive community pioneering novel research paradigms and curricula that bring together engineering, science and medicine to advance human science and health for all, and to educate individuals who seamlessly span these historically separate realms.

May 17, 2022

Nine MIT researchers, including an IMES faculty member, were selected as finalists in the inaugural MIT Future Founders Initiative Prize Competition The MIT Future Founders …

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April 28, 2022

HST PhD grad receives nation’s highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers Lara A. Thompson, an associate professor in the mechanical engineering department in the …

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April 28, 2022

Groundbreaking work on infectious agents and diseases already under way before the pandemic began—by MIT researchers, including at IMES—could yield ways to respond quickly to …

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April 19, 2022

HST graduation celebration February 17, 2022

This year’s graduation ceremony will be May 25, 2022. Watch this space for more info, and you can also go to  https://hst.mit.edu/news-events/hst-graduation-celebration at this link.

The 2021 KI Images winners included (from left to right): “Mind the Zap,” “To the Point” and “Making the Cut”

The 2021 KI Image Awards include winners from the faculty at IMES and HST, and HST graduates.

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