Recording analog memories in human cells

Recording analog memories in human cells

Engineers program human cells to store complex histories in their DNA. MIT biological engineers have devised a way to record complex histories in the DNA …

Field Work on the Navajo Reservation

Field Work on the Navajo Reservation

A group of us, students from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST), were recently offered the opportunity to volunteer with a non-profit organization …

Avoiding stumbles, from spacewalks to sidewalks

Avoiding stumbles, from spacewalks to sidewalks

Video of astronauts tripping over moon rocks can make for entertaining Internet viewing, but falls in space can jeopardize astronauts’ missions and even their lives. …

Cancer-fighting bacteria

Cancer-fighting bacteria

Researchers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) have recruited some new soldiers in the fight against cancer — bacteria. In …

Engineers design programmable RNA vaccines

Engineers design programmable RNA vaccines

MIT engineers have developed a new type of easily customizable vaccine that can be manufactured in one week, allowing it to be rapidly deployed in …

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David Cohen Collage 1
July 25, 2016

Dr. David Cohen, co-Director of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program and the Robert H. Ebert Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, …

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Leonid Mirny
September 6, 2016

Exploring the Genome in 3D Since 2008, Leonid Mirny, Professor of Medical Engineering and Science, and Physics, has worked to understand the human genome in …

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MIT researchers have added an extra layer of control to the CRISPR gene-editing approach, by making the system responsive to light.

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August 25, 2016

New technique offers precise manipulation of when and where genes are targeted. The genome-editing system known as CRISPR allows scientists to delete or replace any …

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EVENTS
HST Faculty Poster Session October 6, 2016

Join the HST community at its annual Faculty Poster Session featuring posters from PI’s across MIT, HMS, and area hospitals. Direct questions about this event …

Center for Microbiome Therapeutics & Informatics First Annual Symposium September 12, 2016

The Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics is commemorating its first year with a symposium on Monday, September 12, 2016. Register to attend here. The event will …

MIT researchers have developed a new technique for imaging brain tissue at multiple scales, allowing them to peer at molecules within cells or take a wider view of the long-range connections between neurons.

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Responsible for the design and management of the current and future MIMIC databases, as well as other databases, and to conduct multidisciplinary research together with clinicians . . .

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