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George M. Church

George M. Church is the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, a Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a core faculty member of the Wyss Institute.  He is the Principal Investigator of the Center for Genomically Engineered Organs (CGEO), and has led two prior Centers for Excellence in Genomic Science  (CEGS):  the Molecular and Genomics Imaging CEGS (MGIC, 2003-2008), and the Center for Causal Consequences of Variation (CCV, 2009-2015). In MGIC he developed... Read more

Edward Boyden

Ed Boyden is Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, at the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute. His group develops tools for analyzing and engineering complex biological sysems such as the brain, including optogenetic tools to control neurons,nanofabricated and optical interfaces to record biological dynamics, and methods for mapping the molecules and structure of biological systems, including his newly developed Expansion... Read more

Jennifer A. Lewis

Jennifer Lewis is the Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and is also a Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard.  Her pioneering work integrates materials synthesis, complex fluids, microfluidics, and 3D printing to design and pattern functional materials with controlled composition and architecture across multiple length scales, including vascularized human tissues.  She has received the NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow... Read more

Ting (C.-ting) Wu

Ting (C.-ting) Wu is a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award recipient (2012).  Her research focuses on the role of chromosome behavior in inheritance and gene activity, with an emphasis on phenomena in which homology may play a role, including studies of ultraconserved elements.  Her work has clarified how promoters and enhancers can act across chromosomes and informed the fields of chromosome... Read more