These seminars from the BE/ChemE BioMakerspace have impressively showed the work and inventiveness behind adapting and applying biotechnologies to the pandemic.
Upcoming are 3 MIT alumni (including one now-MIT professor) talking about their work in different sectors to address the pandemic.
July 8, 2020 – Dr. Mariana Matus, CEO and Co-Founder at Biobot Analytics
“Tracking the COVID-19 outbreak through wastewater epidemiology”
July 16, 2020 – Prof. Mark Bathe, MIT Biological Engineering
“Virus-like DNA Nanoparticle Vaccine for COVID-19”
August 12, 2020 – Dr. Patrick Boyle, Head of Codebase at Ginkgo Bioworks
“Applying Ginkgo’s Platform to the COVID-19 Response”