News

Mon, 02/10/2020

The iGEM team has been featured in the MIT Undergraduate Research Journal (MURJ) along with iGEM mentors (and postdoctoral fellows in the Weiss Lab) Dr. Shiva Razavi, Dr. Jan Lonzaric and Dr. Nika Shakiba. A paper by former iGEM students titled "The Directed Migration of Neutrophil-Like Cells...

Thu, 02/06/2020

Katherine Kiwimagi, a postdoctoral fellow in the Weiss Lab, has received a poster award at the Computational and Systems Biology and Pharmacology Career Night held on February 6, 2020, head at MIT. The event was led by Applied BioMath, which specializes in mechanistic, mathematical modeling and...

Wed, 04/10/2019

Ph.D. student Sebastian Palacios has received the Harvard-MIT Martha Gray Prize for Excellence in Research given by the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology for his doctoral thesis work. The prize was awarded at the Annual Health Sciences and Technology Forum held in Harvard...

Tue, 04/09/2019

Congratulations to second-year grad student Noreen Wauford on recieving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Sat, 09/01/2018

Congratulations to Breanna DiAndreth, who has been selected as a Siebel Scholar. The Siebel Scholars program was established to recognize students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science. Each year, more than 90 graduate students...

Thu, 05/10/2018

Graduate Student Giulio Alighieri has been awarded, at 2018  MIT Awards Convocation, the Outstanding Event Award on behalf of the MIT European Club (one of the largest student groups at MIT with more than 1500 members) for the organization of the MIT European Career Fair.

During Giulio’s...

Thu, 04/26/2018

Nevin Summers, Executive Director of the MIT Synthetic Biology Center and Research Scientist in the MIT Weiss Lab, has been appointed for a three year term to the inaugural National Leadership Council...

Sun, 03/11/2018

Weiss Lab graduate student Jake Becraft authored a report that was featured in the Timmerman Report and recently highlighted by the Koch Institute. The report can be found here.

Tue, 03/06/2018

Graduate student Jesse Tordoff has received the “Rice Bioengineering Synthetic Biology Graduate Student Award” for her project called “Programmable Self-Organizing Multicellular Shapes” at the Fifth International Mammalian Synthetic Biology Workshop (mSBW 5.0).