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CCDD ID Epi Seminar Series
March 24th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Talk title: Harnessing deep learning and synthetic biology to fight pathogens
Presenter: James Collins, Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science at MIT. Also affiliated with the Wyss Institute of Harvard and the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard.
Jim Collins is a bioengineering professor at MIT, the Broad Institute, and Harvard’s Wyss Institute. He is one of the founders of synthetic biology and continues to advance the field through the development of novel classes of diagnostics and therapeutics. Jim is leading the Antibiotics-AI Project at MIT, and he is passionate about teaching and inspiring young people in the classroom and lab.
This talk will not be recorded.
About the series: Each spring, the CCDD hosts a seminar series featuring experts presenting the latest research in infectious disease epidemiology and modeling. The ID Epi Seminar Series aims to bring in speakers from various disciplines within infectious disease epidemiology, broadly defined to include the population biology of pathogens and other allied topics. Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 1pm ET between February 10th and May 12th with the exception of March 17th. Recordings of presentations will be made publicly available unless indicated otherwise on the event page.