Jan 26, 2012
3:00 PM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
Wyss Institute Founding Core Faculty Member David Edwards discusses a novel technology called WikiCells. WikiCells are novel edible forms for eating and drinking transportable foods and drinks without plastic. Useful as foods and drinks for restaurants, homes, and offices, for delivery to and purchase in stores, and for production and delivery to places in the world where the recycling and disposal of plastic produces a major human and environmental hazard.
Jan 24, 2012
12:00 PM | Room 102, Haller Hall, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
George Church, Wyss Institute Founding Core Faculty Member and Platform Leader for Biomaterials Evolution, will participate in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Topics in Bioengineering lecture series. His research focuses on new technologies for genomic and proteomic measurement, and synthesis and modeling of biomedical and ecological systems -- specifically, personal genomics and biofuels.
Jan 23, 2012
4:00 PM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
In this Wyss seminar Stephen Mann, Wyss Institute Visiting Scholar, will review some recent studies undertaken in his laboratory that provide alternative paradigms at the interface between proto-life research and synthetic biology. Stephen Mann is Professor of Chemistry, Director of the Centre for Organized Matter Chemistry, and Principal of the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials at the University of Bristol, UK.
Jan 17, 2012
8:00 AM | Jefferson Physical Laboratory, Room 250, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
The Harvard University Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) host a day-long international symposium on bio-inspired engineering featuring eleven invited speakers. This symposium is sponsored by the national Science Foundation (NSF), the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) and CNS.