Systems Biology At MIT, All Systems Go for New Comp/bio Initiative | GenomeWeb

When MIT president Chuck Vest says that the language of biology sounds increasingly like the language of systems engineering, he’s not just using public-speech hyperbole.

At last count, 103 of the 341 faculty in MIT’s engineering school — and we’re talking aeronautic, astronautic, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, materials science, mechanical, and nuclear engineering — were using the term “bio” to describe the nature of their research.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.