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Events: January 2012

  • Jan 26, 2012

    WikiCells: Bottles That We Eat event

    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

    What Can't be Engineered Using Biology? event

    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

    New Paradigms at the Proto-Life/Synthetic Biology Interface event

    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

    Bio-Inspired Engineering International Symposium 2012 event

    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.

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