Past Events - 2019

  • MIT NEET - Living Machines OpenBiome Site Visit

    Research Symposium | NEET - Living Machines

    May 10, 2019

    2-4 pm | W20 - Private Dining Rooms 1 & 2

    A showcase of research projects NEET Living Machines scholars worked on during Spring. Food is served and event is open to the public. Organized by the Rebekah Costello.

  • MIT NEET - Living Machines OpenBiome Site Visit

    Site Visit | OpenBiome

    April 12, 2019

    2:30-4 pm | OpenBiome

    OpenBiome is a nonprofit stool bank, expanding safe access to fecal transplants and catalyzing research on the human microbiome.

  • Anh Nguyen - Cell Press

    Guest Talk | Dr. Anh Nguyen (Cell Press)

    April 5, 2019

    2-3 pm | 16-220

    Dr. Nguyen is an editor at Cell Press (a scientific publishing house). She will be giving an overview of the peer review process. What happens, what to expect and what to consider when submitting your paper for peer review.

  • MIT NEET - Living Machines - Roger Kamm

    Guest Talk | Prof. Roger Kamm (MIT)

    March 22, 2019

    2-3 pm | 16-220

    An overriding objective of the Mechanobiology Lab is to elucidate the fundamental nature of how cells sense and respond to mechanical stimuli, and to employ the principles revealed by these studies to seek new treatments for vascular disease and to develop tissue constructs for drug and toxicity screening.

  • MIT NEET Living Machines - Prof. Tami Lieberman

    Dinner | Prof. Tami Lieberman

    March 14, 2019

    7-9 pm | 16-220

    LM scholars had dinner with Prof. Tami Lieberman. Discussions revolved around science, research, career and life advice.

  • Living Machines Pi Day Social

    Social | Pi Day

    March 14, 2019

    3-4 pm | 56-402

    Come enjoy some pie and tea as we celebrate Pi Day! LM scholars can bring one guest. No RSVP required.

  • Prof. Rebecca Carrier

    Guest Talk | Prof. Rebecca Carrier (Northeastern University)

    March 8, 2019

    2-3 pm | 16-220

    Prof. Carrier's research interest is the interaction between biological systems and materials, with specific applications in drug delivery and regenerative medicine.

  • Lunch & Learn with Prof. Chris Love

    Social | Pizza Night

    March 1, 2019

    7:30-8:30 pm| 16-220

    Join us and enjoy pizza while you socialize with other LM scholars. No RSVP required. Contact Julie Vaughn with any questions.

  • Lunch & Learn with Prof. Chris Love

    Guest Talk | Prof. Shuichi Takayama (Georgia Tech)

    March 1, 2019

    2-3 pm | 16-220

    Prof. Takayama's work focuses on microfluidic models of cancer metastasis, lung-on-a-chip, in vitro fertilization on a chip, phase locking analysis in GPCR signaling, and validation of protein biomarkers of disease for development of diagnostics.

  • Lunch & Learn with Prof. Chris Love

    Guest Talk | Dr. Ashley Allen (Sentien Biotech)

    February 22, 2019

    2-3 pm | 16-220

    Dr. Allen is a research scientist at Sentien Biotech where she is working on innovative cell therapy applications to transform treatment of diseases caused by a dysregulated immune system.

  • Mentor-Mentee Dinner Part I

    Dinner | Peer Mentor-Mentee

    February 13, 2019

    8-9 pm | 1-135

    A catered dinner hosted by our Peer Mentorship Program. Dinner is by invite only. Contact Alexa Guan for more information. Organizer: Alexa Guan.

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    Info Session | NEET

    February 4, 2019

    3-4 pm | 4-153

    A general NEET info session for all threads. Come learn more about the four threads offered by NEET including Living Machines. Chat with faculty, ask questions to a student panel and grab pizza! (open to all Freshmen).

  • Ginkgo Site Visit

    Site Visit | Ginkgo Bioworks

    January 31, 2019

    3-5 pm

    We visited Ginkgo Bioworks for a tour of their facility and to met some of their scientists and engineers. Organizer: Ronit Langer.

  • Lunch & Learn with Prof. Chris Love

    Lunch & Learn | Prof. Chris Love

    January 17, 2019

    12-1 pm

    Lunch with Prof. Chris Love from Chemical Engineering. Organizer: Rebekah Costello.