MIT Center for M-CELS Member Pulin Li awarded NIH High-Risk, High Reward Research Grant

Congratulations to Professor Pulin Li on her New Innovator Award from NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program! Pulin LiĀ is a member at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an assistant professor in the Department of Biology. Li combines approaches from synthetic biology, developmental biology, biophysics and systems biology to quantitatively understand the genetic circuits underlying… Continue reading MIT Center for M-CELS Member Pulin Li awarded NIH High-Risk, High Reward Research Grant

M-CELS Paper Published in Nature Materials

The Center for M-CELS is pleased to announce that several members of our M-CELS community recently had a paper on M-CELS published in Nature Materials. The paper is entitled “Rethinking organoid technology through bioengineering” and was published on November 16th, 2020. Among the authors of this paper are M-CELS’ own Nuria Montserrat, Professor Roger Kamm… Continue reading M-CELS Paper Published in Nature Materials

MIT Center for M-CELS Launched

On Friday, September 25, 2020, thirty MIT faculty from 12 departments participated in the launch workshop for the MIT Center for Multi-Cellular Engineered Living Systems (M-CELS). Participants discussed focus areas for research in the new Center and funding mechanisms, gave lightning talks, and planned out next steps.