We catalyze research at the intersection of Engineering, Medicine, and the Sciences to create engineered systems and technologies that enable novel capabilities for research in cellular engineering and its translation to industry.
During the 20th century, we witnessed the discovery of the structure of the DNA, the elucidation of the genetic code, and the birth of biotechnology. At the beginning of the 21st century, biologists demonstrated that cells could be reprogrammed into stem cells, jump-starting the field of induced pluripotent stem cells. Also new fields emerged like synthetic biology and systems biology. This combination of cell state manipulation, gene editing, and genome-wide analysis opens unprecedented possibilities in disease modeling, drug discovery, regenerative medicine, and synthetic biology.
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