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HST Fall Research Frontiers – Transegrity: Mechanical Engineering in Cells and Tissues


HST developed the lunchtime Frontiers seminar series to introduce first- and second-year MD and MEMP students to the breadth of HMS and MIT research faculty within the community; the series is open to all however.  The talks are expected to cover new and interesting developments from the speakers’ labs, as well as 10 minutes of background to put the work into the bigger context of the field.

On October 3, Donald E. Ingber, MD, PhD, Founding Director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at Harvard Medical School and  will give a talk is entitled “Tensegrity:  Mechanical Engineering in Cells and Tissues.”

Pizza and salad will be served at 11:30am in advance of the talk at 11:45am.

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