June 2013: Technology Workshop


During this program, which took place on June 27, 2013, engineers from MIT and the Koch Institute presented new technologies for cancer diagnosis and drug development. The aim of the session was to stimulate new collaborations between MIT and the Koch Institute scientists and engineers with DF/HCC members, in preparation for the 2014 round of Bridge funding.

Speakers and Presentations

Opening Remarks


David Livingston

Deputy Director of the DF/HCC. Emil Frei Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School. Chairman, Executive Committee for Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Early Detection/Diagnostics


Barbara Imperiali

Class of 1922 Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biology, MIT


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Peter So

Peter So

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Biological Engineering, MIT


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Joel Voldman

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT


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van Vliet

Krystyn van Vliet

Paul M. Cook Career Development Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

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Systems Biology


Doug Lauffenburger

Member of the Koch Institute and Ford Professor of Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Biology, MIT. Head of the Department of Biological Engineering, MIT

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Ron Weiss

Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

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