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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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From the Newsroom

  • Mollusk

    Color-changing shell
    Reveals newfound
    Optical structures

    A materials research team co-led by Wyss Core Faculty member Joanna Aizenberg has identified optical structures in a mollusk shell that could help develop translucent screens capable of displaying color patterns Read More

  • Organs-on-Chips

    secure a bid for
    Design of the Year 2015

    The annual awards and corresponding exhibition at London's Design Museum honor the world's most forward-thinking and innovative designs Read More

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  • Ecovative Design

    A BioFabrication Success Story

    March 2, 2015

    Eben Bayer, CEO and Co-Founder of Ecovative Design will share knowledge and lessons learned about the path to commercialization. Ecovative uses agricultural waste and fungal mycelium to provide sustainable alternatives to plastics and plastic foams for packaging, building materials and other applications

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