I started my role as CSO at the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering in Geneva Switzerland!
The Wyss Institute wrote a synopsis of our new STAMPscreen technology for mamallian genetic screening. Special emphasis given to the heroes of the work - Christian Kramme, Alex Plesa, and Pranam Chatterjee.
I was featured in an article by NEO.LIFE on the data storage in DNA. Read it here.
I helped write a piece in American Scientist discussing the ethics of cerebral organoids and the the importance of what we call them.
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I wrote a short piece dedicated to discussing synthetic biology signatures in brain tissue. - link
Stepped away from the FRO. I am happy that I was able to get it started - passing the baton now.
I wrote a short story for Open Acess Government about Next Generation Sequencing in biological tissues. Read it here.
Successfully pitched a new Focused Research Organization (FRO) now enititled E11 Bio dedicated to brain mapping to philanthropic investors. Recieved a “definite yes” to move forward!
Nature wrote a Technology Feature on DNA data storage and discussed our work Read the feature here.
Harvard Magazine interviewed me and the team about our work on enzymatic DNA data storage. Read it here.
Our work on Expansion Sequencing is highlighted by the McGovern Institute. Read about it here.
Our paper on transcritpion factor induced stem cell differentiation was published in Nature Biotechnology. I am happy to have contributed to the project. Read a press release about it here.
Research Outlook showcased our work on in situ analysis of biological tissues with an emphasis on synthetic biology approaches to molecular connectomics of mammalian brains. Read the story here.
Our work enzymatic DNA synthesis & DNA data storage was covered by Forbes Read the story about it here.
Work from the project I co-lead on enzymatic DNA synthesis & DNA data storage got published in Nature Communications! Read the story about it here from The Harvard Gazette.
Biocompare ran a story on in situ sequencing and highlighted some of our contributions.
Wired Magazine featured my quarentine story in a recent piece they ran. Read the story here.
Harvard Medical School summarized some of the COVID-related projects that we are working on. Click here to read the story.
The Bioscience magazine Laborjournal featured a story about our new light-stimulated DNA synthesis technology. Click here to read the story.
Lab Manager magazine featured me in their “Ask the Expert” segment related to Innovations in Next-Gen Sequencing. See the story here to read about our efforts with in situ sequencing.
Our brain connectivity project was featured in a story by Endpoints. Click here to read the story and hear what I have to say.
I was recently interviewed for by Simulations. I discussed my personal interests and story as well as some of the research projects I am currently pursueing at the Wyss Institute.
Along with Church Lab postdoc Eriona Hysolli, I represented the SynBio Platform at the NOVA Education Wonders event as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
Science Magazine featured a story on single-cell RNA sequencing in which I was featured. The story is here: link
November 2018 I was promoted to Lead of the Synthetic Biology Platform at the Wyss Institute. I now oversee all of the ongoing research projects as well as lead the staff towards developing new world-impacting technologies!
Endpoints featured a story on George Church in which I was featured talking about our FISSEQ technology. The story is here: link
I was promoted to the Advanced Technology Team at the Wyss Insitute with the goal of working on applied technologies to help translate them to the outside world.
IARPA MICrONS enters Phase 2, with me as the Co-PI and program manager!
IEEE Spectrum featured a story on our MICrONS project including data that I collected myself. The story is here: link
I left my position at Expansion Technologies to start as Staff Scientist in the Synthetic Biologly Platform at the Harvard’s Wyss Institute. I will be working on the IARPA MICrONS project which utilizes in situ sequencing to map neural connections.