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Gene editing technology licensed
for human therapeutics

CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tools developed by Wyss Institute Core Faculty Member George Church and his collaborators have been licensed to Editas Medicine to develop therapies that could work by disrupting or modifying specific genes

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  • Conor Walsh

    Conor Walsh receives
    NSF CAREER award

    Walsh, a Wyss Core Faculty member, has been recognized for his pioneering work in soft wearable robotics. The $500K award will support Walsh's development of a soft robotic glove that could help rehabilitate and assist the functions of disabled patients Read More

  • microfluidics

    A more efficient way
    to sort molecules
    from fluid mixtures

    Developed by Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Joanna Aizenberg, a new microfluidic device could benefit medical diagnostics and chemical purification Read More

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  • Mammalian Synthetic Biology

    International Workshop on Mammalian Synthetic Biology

    Apr 25 - 26, 2015

    The goals of this workshop are to nucleate the nascent mammalian synthetic biology community, reach out to experts from other fields that can benefit from and contribute to this field, and define the important challenges and future directions. Wyss Institute Core Faculty member George Church will explore engineering mammalian genetic systems, neuro systems and ecosystems

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