Yen-Ting defends his thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. Yen-Ting Chi on his successful thesis defence! Yen-Ting’s thesis is entitled External field effects on defects in functional oxides: Experiments and simulations.

VV group has our Spring Outing.

VV Group went on our annual Patriot’s Day Outing this weekend! We headed to Falmouth on Cape Cod and enjoyed delicious seafood and sea views.

Anna and Ming’s image is unveiled in the Koch Gallery.

Anna and Ming’s image: “Astrocyte Highways: The Secret Garden of the Central Nervous System” is now unveiled at the Koch Institute Image Gallery. You can watch lightning talks about all the images on display here.

VV Group are finalists at the 2022 Koch Institute Image Awards.

Anna and Ming will present at the 2022 Koch Institute Image Awards on Thursday March 10 at 5:30pm. They will unveil the group’s winning image ‘Astrocyte Highways: The Secret Garden of the Central Nervous System’, which will be displayed at the Koch Institute Public Galleries over the next year. Tune in to the talk here.

Welcome Eric to VV Group.

We’re delighted to officially welcome our newest PhD Student, Eric Lee. Check out the ‘People‘ page to learn more about Eric.

Yen-Ting’s paper is published in Advanced Science.

Yen-Ting’s paper ‘Complex oxides under simulated electric field: Determinants of defect polarization in ABO3 perovskites’ was published. Read the paper here.

VV Group has our fall outing.

VV Group went on our fall ‘outing’ this weekend. We baked cupcakes together, made some dubious-looking frosting flowers, and enjoyed our creations over a competitive game of foosball.

VV Group goes kayaking.

VV Group went on our summer outing this weekend! We kayaked nine miles down the Concord River and ended the day with ice-cream then dinner (in that order).

Krystyn and Ming present at the Biomanufacturing @ MIT CBI Research Seminar.

Krystyn and Ming gave a talk entitled ‘Growing the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Work Force: Virtual and Hands-on Upskilling’. You can learn more about the cell therapy manufacturing course we co-developed here. Thank you to CBI for the invitation to speak, and to all the collaborators who worked with us on this project.

SMART CAMP is featured on MIT News.

MIT News published an article about SMART CAMP’s development of RApid DIgital Crispr Approach (RADICA) for quantifying nucleic acids. The technology can enable rapid detection of viral DNA/RNA in 40-60 minutes. You can read the full article here.