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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 17, 2016

    ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series: Art, Design, Engineering & Biology event

    6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

    A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. In the first lecture, George Church will give a lecture titled " Responsibility, art & science of intentional extinction, de-extinction & aging".

  • Feb 22, 2016

    Fixed: Synthetic biological approaches for probing cellular physiology event

    10:00 AM | Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Room 521, Boston MA 02115

    David Savage, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, will discuss the development of a holistic understanding of the carbon dioxide assimilation process in photosynthetic bacteria and the use of this understanding to the synthetic biological improvement of photosynthesis. 

  • Mar 9, 2016

    ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series: Art, Design, Engineering & Biology event

    6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

    A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. In the second lecture, Conor Walsh will give a lecture titled "Fashion Meets Function: Using Soft Materials in Wearable Robots".

  • Mar 31, 2016

    Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness–The A.I. Explosion event

    1:30 PM | Google, 355 Main Street, 5th Floor Cambridge, MA 02142

    Xconomy will bring together a group of Boston biotech’s top innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders as they explore how artificial intelligence and robotics will reshape the landscape of business and society. Spotlight: Core Faculty member Conor Walsh will join other thought leaders in this field.

  • Apr 6, 2016

    ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series: Art, Design, Engineering & Biology event

    6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

    A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. In the third lecture, Pam Silver will give a lecture titled "Designing Biology".

  • Apr 12, 2016

    The paradox of the third tier: how do corals react to extreme environmental conditions? event

    1:00 PM | Maxwell Dworkin, Room 125 G, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Dan Tchernov, Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Haifa, will discuss how certain schleractinian (stony) coral species are capable of alternating between non-calcifying soft body forms to calcifying colonial forms and how this physiological and morphological traits may shed light on the evolutionary mechanisms that allow these calcifying organisms to survive ther third tier of mass extinctions. 

  • May 17, 2016 - May 22, 2016

    New Frontier Symposium: Biomaterials Design via Synthetic Biology event

    Palais des congrès de Montréal, 159 Saint-Antoine St. West Montréal, Québec H2Z 1H2

    The 10th World Biomaterials Congress will be held from May 17 - 22, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. WBC 2016 is on track to be the largest scientific gathering of biomaterials scientists ever, and the largest World Biomaterials Congress to-date. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Neel Joshi is a co-organizer of the New Frontier Symposium: Biomaterials Design via Synthetic Biology. Wyss Institute Core Faculty member David Mooney is a plenary speaker.

  • Jun 1, 2016

    ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series: Art, Design, Engineering & Biology event

    6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

    A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. In the fourth lecture, Kit Parker will give a lecture titled "Things I Think About: Fibers, Gangs, Bait & Meat".

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