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Upcoming Events

  • May 10, 2016

    CBE Founders' Day Lecture event

    4:00 PM | University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering, 1415 Engineering Drive Madison, WI 53706

    Wyss Core Faculty member David Mooney will present at the CBE Founders' Day Lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering.

  • May 10, 2016

    Transformable Robotic/Material Systems event

    2:00 PM | Northwest Building, B101, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge

    In this talk, hosted by Wyss Core Faculty members Joanna Aizenberg and Rob Wood, Visiting Scholar Chuck Hoberman will explore new approaches to developing robotic/material systems, and propose possibilities for cross-platform research between the Bioinspired Robotics and Adaptive Material Technologies platforms.

  • May 11, 2016

    4th Annual Big Data in Biology Symposium event

    8:45 AM | Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom, Texas Union Building, 2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78713

    This annual symposium provides an opportunity for registered attendees from UT Austin and nearby institutions with an interest in computational biology, bioinformatics, and systems biology to interact. A poster session follows the symposium and allows trainees to explain their work and facilitate fruitful exchanges. Spotlight: Wyss Core Faculty member Pam Silver will present the keynote lecture, titled "Building Biological Control: Living Therapeutics to Cell Factories."

  • May 12, 2016

    Faculty Research Symposium event

    8:15 AM | Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163

    At this Faculty Research Symposium, hosted by the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Business School, Wyss Core Faculty member Conor Walsh will present a talk titled "Soft wearable robots: a chance to connect the clinic with the community." Wyss Core Faculty member Neel Joshi and William A. Sahlman will co-host a small group lunch, with a talk titled "Life sciences, bioengineering, and healthcare."

  • 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.

  • May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016

    The Third International Workshop on Mammalian Synthetic Biology event

    Wong Auditorium, Tang Center, MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology E51-115 Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

    The Synthetic Biology Center at MIT invites you to participate in the Third International Mammalian Synthetic Biology Workshop (mSBW3.0). Following the first and second mSBW meetings, the potential to the field of synthetic biology is gaining extensive interest and this conference will provide the latest foundational advances in mammalian synthetic biology and their diverse applications.

  • May 22, 2016 - May 25, 2016

    TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2016 event

    Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD

    TechConnect World, one of the largest multi-sector gathering of technology IP, technology ventures, industrial partners, and investors in the world, brings together the world’s top technology transfer offices, companies, and investment firms to locate the most promising technologies and early stage companies from across the globe. Spotlight: Bob Cunningham, Director of Platform Development at the Wyss Institute, will be presenting an innovation spotlight on liquid gated membranes. Ozgur Sahin, Associate Professor at Columbia University and former Wyss Institute resident scholar, will be presenting an innovation spotlight on evaporation-driven generators.

  • May 23, 2016 - May 24, 2016

    Translate! 2016 - Finding the Face in the Crowd: Translational Research in a Competitive, Global Scientific Market event

    Mövenpick Hotel, Berlin, Germany

    The Translate! 2016 conference will be held from May 23-24, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Associate Faculty member Georg Duda, Ph.D., will be a speaker.

  • May 23, 2016

    Precise bioengineering of functional materials and biomimetic environments event

    Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Room 521, Boston, MA 02115

    This talk will present novel self-assembling and printing technologies enabling the fabrication of 2D and 3D bioactive and/or biomimetic materials for potential application in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and in vitro models.

  • May 30, 2016 - Jun 3, 2016

    Chemistry, Life and Evolution Beilstein Bozen Symposium event

    Beilstein Institute, Trakehner Straße 7–9 60487 Frankfurt am Main

    Wyss Core Faculty member George Whitesides will present a talk titled "Early Processes: What Might Have Come Before the Beginning?" at the Chemistry, Life and Evolution Beilstein Bozen Symposium.

  • 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".

  • Jun 6, 2016 - Jun 10, 2016

    Frontiers in Rehabilitative and Regenerative Medicine Training Course event

    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    This NICHD Continuing Education Training Program will provide comprehensive and sophisticated training and state-of-the-art methods on bioengineering, cellular, molecular and genetic approaches for advancing the Frontiers in Rehabilitative and Regenerative Medicine for rectifying Minority Health and Health Disparities. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber will present a lecture titled "Biologically-Inspired Engineering: from human organs-on-chips to programmable nanotechnologies."

  • Jul 25, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

    4th Annual Workshop on Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications event

    Biomaterials Innovation Research Center, 65 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge MA

    The Biomaterials Innovation Research Center, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are hosting the 4th annual workshop on “Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications." Spotlight: Speakers include Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Joanna Aizenberg, David Mooney, and William Shih, and Associate Faculty member Ali Khademhosseini.

  • Oct 2, 2016 - Oct 5, 2016

    Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment event

    Harnack House - The Conference Venue of the Max Planck Society Ihnestr. 16-20 - 14195 Berlin

    The 'Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment' conference will focus on the applications of state-of-the-art 3D culture and tissue engineering technologies to address specific scientific questions ranging from basic tumour biology to more preclinical and translational research. Spotlight: Wyss Associate Faculty member Chris Chen will be a featured speaker.

We've won a Webby Award!

Wyss Institute is proud to announce our win in the 2012
Webby Awards in the Science category.