Nature-inspired CRISPR enzymes for expansive genome editing

Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.

Media Lab • mit
May 19, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: dna crispr covid-19 rna research computational-biology media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning alumniae genome-editing center-for-bits-and-atoms

3 Questions: Greg Britten on how marine life can recover by 2050

Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
April 3, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: sustainability climate-change environment climate pollution policy ecology graduate research government computational-biology school-of-science 3-questions oceanography-and-ocean-engineering eaps postdoctoral

Microbial communities demonstrate high turnover | MIT News

New research provides insight into the behavior of microbial communities in the ocean.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Jan. 18, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  environment  broad-institute  microbes  microbiology  computational-biology  school-of-engineering  national-science-foundation-nsf  civil-and-environmental-engineering  biological-engineering  department-of-energy-doe  woods-hole  systems-biology

Determined to make a change | MIT News

Senior Ruth Park draws on her background as she strives for educational reform.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
May 12, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  biology  profile  online-learning  research  computational-biology  students  school-of-engineering  education-teaching-academics  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  undergraduate  student-life

IDSS conversations: Caroline Uhler | MIT News

Electrical engineering and computer science assistant professor is working at the intersection of genomics and computational biology.

Jennifer Donovan | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
March 24, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  genetics  big-data  biology  data  genomics  computational-biology  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  faculty  idss  laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids

Out of sight and out of mind, sewage can actually tell us a lot about health | MIT News

PhD student Mariana Matus studies human waste to understand individual and community health.

Julia Sklar | MIT News correspondent • mit
Sept. 15, 2015 ~6 min

Tags:  inflammatory-bowel-disease  health  bacteria  microbes  profile  research  computational-biology  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  urban-studies-and-planning  biological-engineering  bioengineering-and-biotechnology  graduatepostdoctoral  student

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