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Upcoming Events

  • Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 29, 2016

    6th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics event

    6:00 PM | University Town, Singapore

    The sixth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2016, is a joint effort of the two IEEE Societies of Robotics and Automation - RAS - and Engineering in Medicine and Biology - EMBS. Spotlight: Wyss Core Faculty member Conor Walsh will present a keynote titled "Next generation soft wearable robotics."

  • Jun 27, 2016 - Jun 29, 2016

    International Nanomedicine Conference event

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, Coogee Beach, Sydney Australia

    The 7th Annual International Nanomedicine Conference assembles a world-class program of researchers and clinicians. Spotlight: Wyss Core Faculty member George Whitesides will be a plenary speaker.

  • Jun 29, 2016

    Ocular Drug Delivery or How to Squeeze Camels Through the Eye of a Needle event

    2:00 PM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston

    Achim Göpferich, Professor at the University of Regensberg, Germany, will discuss what the challenges of ocular drug delivery are and illustrate some of the alternatives that exist. The talk will also demonstrate that drug delivery technology can be used for the transport a therapeutic freight, but also to develop new pharmacological entities where delivery vehicle and drug merge to novel therapeutic entities offering new therapeutic options.

  • Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 9, 2016

    5th Annual Sc2.0 and Synthetic Genomes Conference event

    Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd Edinbrugh EH8 8AS

    On July 8th-9th 2016 scientists from around the world will convene in Edinburgh at Dynamic Earth to discuss the progress of the international synthetic yeast genome project as well as other advances in genome engineering including genome assembly methodologies, mammalian synthetic biology, lab automation and software development for synthetic biology. Spotlight: Wyss Core Faculty member Pam Silver will present the second keynote, and Wyss Core Faculty member Jim Collins will present the closing keynote.

  • 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.

  • Sep 20, 2016

    From Drugs to Wearables
    Wyss Institute's 7th Annual Symposium

    8:15 AM | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115

    Our 7th annual international symposium will focus on advances in the field of Mechanobiology that have resulted in the development of new types of pharmaceuticals, drug delivery systems, engineered tissues, and wearable therapeutic devices that leverage physical forces or target mechanical signaling pathways as a core part of their mechanism of action. This event is free, however registration is required.

  • 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.