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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 17, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015

    Memory: Witness of the Unimaginable (Exhibit) event

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

    The latest exhibit from Le Laboratoire Cambridge explores the powerful sensory connection between memory, scent and sound. This innovative art and design center is led by Wyss Institute Core Faculty member David Edwards.

  • Apr 27, 2015

    Book Reading "Hansjörg Wyss, My Brother" by Hedi Wyss event

    5:00 PM | Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 01233

    Hedi Wyss will be reading from her newest work: a biography about her brother, Hansjörg Wyss, told through memories, anecdotes, and interviews.

  • May 2, 2015

    KeepSmilin4Abbie: A Day at the Derby event

    12:00 PM | Warren Conference Center, 529 Chestnut Street, Ashland, MA 01721

    KeepSmilin4Abbie, a Massachusetts based non-profit, is focused on funding research and increasing awareness of anaphylaxis and providing scholarships for high school students. It is partnering with the Wyss Institute in the development of an early warning system for anaphylaxis. Please join us at KeepSmilin4Abbie's annual "A Day at the Derby".

  • May 2, 2015

    TEDxWindham event

    8:30 AM | Searles School & Chapel, Windham, New Hampshire 03087

    TEDxWindham promises to be a unique day of talks, discussion and exploration that draws from the remarkable wealth of innovation, creativity, and inspiration found within Windham and beyond. TEDxWindham will feature 100 guests, 12 speakers, special performances and gourmet foods by up and coming small food businesses and restaurants. Wyss Institute Staff Engineer Alex Valentine will give a plenary lecture at this event.

  • May 6, 2015

    Keeping Functional Amyloid Formation on Track: The Biogenesis of Bacterial Curli Fibers event

    3:30 PM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115

    Matthew Chapman, Professor from the University of Michigan uses the curli system to study the fundamental principles of amyloid formation, dissect the biogenesis of curli fibers, as well as the consequences of curli amyloid formation on the biology of microbial communities.

  • May 7, 2015 - May 8, 2015

    Medical Device Development Conference event

    Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    A medical device development course, spondored by the Harvard Catalyst Education Program will take place in Cambridge, MA.

  • May 11, 2015 - May 13, 2015

    RoboUniverse: Conference & Expo event

    Javits Convention Center 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001

    RoboUniverse is an inclusive professional robotics trade show delivering engaging workshops, inspiring keynotes, interactive panels and content rich sessions that deliver meaningful and actionable information. The expo will be filled with mobile autonomous robots, collaborative robots and advanced technology solutions. On May 12th, Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Conor Walsh will explore next generation soft robotics.

  • May 17, 2015 - May 20, 2015

    BEINGS 2015, Biotechnology and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit event

    The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303

  • May 20, 2015 - May 20, 2015

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

    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. At the May 20th talk, Wyss Institute Core Faculty member L. Mahadevan will describe some of the problems, partial answers and perspectives associated with the role of shape in art, science and technology with examples drawn from origami, morphogenesis and smart active materials.

  • Jun 10, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015

    Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution and Design (SEED 2015) event

    Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

    SEED 2015 will focus on advances in the science and technology emerging from the field of synthetic biology and highlight new tool development, as well as the application of these tools to diverse problems in biotechnology, including therapeutics, industrial chemicals and fuels, natural products, and agriculture.

  • Jun 29, 2015

    Bioinspired Robotics: Softer, Smarter, Safer
    Wyss Institute's 6th Annual Symposium

    7:30 AM | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

    The Wyss Institute's 6th international annual symposium will focus on bioinspired robotics that have the potential to have near term impact. This symposium is co-organized by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Radhika Nagpal, Conor Walsh, Robert Wood and Don Ingber. This event is free, however registration is required.

  • Oct 3, 2015 - Oct 10, 2015

    HUBWeek event

    Create. Imagine. Solve. HUBweek is a week long gathering to celebrate the big ideas and bold solutions that emerge from the people, openness, and intellectual energy found in Greater Boston. From arts and culture to technology and cutting-edge medicine, Boston is harnessing curiosity to create the future.

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