Biotech possibilities: The rocky road from the laboratory to the market

Jeff Behrens’s research shows that it can be an uphill battle for life science startups to raise adequate capital The Covid-19 pandemic has vaulted life sciences and biotech companies into the spotlight, highlighting the importance of funding vital research in order to develop new vaccines, medical treatments and therapies. With…

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An interview with HST Graduate Administrator Laurie Ward

A conversation between the MIT Office for Graduate Education (OGE) and Laurie Ward, graduate administrator for HST, to discuss what HST is doing for students seeking funding opportunities. MIT’s decentralized structure provides departments with many freedoms, one of which is the ability to offer, promote, and celebrate graduate fellowships however…

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MIT developing framework for Covid-19 vaccinations on campus

State grants approval for Institute to help in vaccinating approximately 50,000 students, employees, affiliates, and dependents. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved MIT’s request to serve as an employer-based distributor of the Covid-19 vaccine. The designation means that as sufficient doses of the vaccine become available over the coming months,…

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