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Nest.Bio Pitch Competition

MIT Biotech Group partnered with Nest.Bio Labs to host the first-ever HATCH@Nest.Bio Pitch Competition! This competition highlighted the efforts of MIT-affiliated entrepreneurs innovating in the healthcare space. Ambitious early-stage startups – AbscoTx, Omnitrix, and Panodor – were invited to compete…

Faculty Dinner Series

To facilitate greater interaction between students and faculty, the Undergraduate Initiative hosts multiple faculty dinners every semester that foster conversations in an intimate setting, with a special focus on welcoming new faculty. Dr. Laura Lewis, a recently appointed professor in…

Basics of Biotech Seminar Series

Every semester, MBG Undergraduate Initiative hosts a Basics of Biotech seminar series to introduce undergraduates to various aspects of the biotech industry, ranging from career readiness to specific therapeutic modalities. Dr. Becky Kusko, MIT alumna and veteran MBG speaker, shared…

Vaccine Development Seminar

This semester, the MIT MBG Industry Initiative organized a seminar on Vaccine Development. We had individuals from BioNTech, Moderna, Elicio, and Illumina come chat with members about the vaccine development that is underway in their companies and where they believe…

Pfizer Site Visit

This semester, the MBG Industry Initiative had the opportunity to visit Pfizer at their Cambridge site. There, our group was given a robust facilities tour of labs focusing on a variety of work, such as Next Generation Sequencing, Flow Cytometry,…

LabCentral Site Visit

LabCentral, a premier startup platform for early-stage life science companies, opened their doors to a group of passionate and entrepreneur MIT/Harvard students, with a lab tour, Q&A session, founder stories and networking opportunities. Special thanks to LabCentral coordinators (Krista Licata, James…

VC Dinner Series

In December we had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Katie Spielberg, Associate at 5AM Ventures, for dinner alongside several of our members for the latest event in our Venture Capital Dinner Series. These events serve as a wonderful opportunity for…

AI in Drug Development Seminar

For their Fall 2022 seminar series, the MBG industry initiative team set out to feature the profound applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in drug development, which includes therapeutic target identification, virtual drug screening, and personalized medicine through genomics. To showcase…

Basics of Biotech

This semester we brought out some fantastic speakers to our annual Basics of Biotech seminar series. For our first talk in October, Dr. Becky Kusko, the VP of Business Development at Immuneering Corporation, came out to talk about her experience…