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Registration open for Wyss Institute's 9th Annual International Symposium - Molecular Robotics

Conference is open to researchers, media, and the general public

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

The 9th Annual Wyss International Symposium will focus on new advances in the field of Molecular Robotics, with the goal of sharing recent progress at the intersection of DNA nanotechnology, synthetic biology, robotics, and computer science that could lead to programmable molecular machines as novel solutions for research and medicine.

Join us to meet and learn from leading researchers who are exploring the synergistic possibilities of nanoscale machines, including:

  • Sensing
  • Computing
  • Actuating
  • Translating
  • Iterating
  • ...and more!

A list of speakers and the full agenda may be viewed here: https://events.wyss.harvard.edu/agenda

Time and venue:

Friday, Sep 21, 2018, 8:15am - 6:15pm Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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How to register:

Registration is free, but required. Visit this page to register now: https://events.wyss.harvard.edu/home

Members of the press/media: please select "Journalism & Media" as your Industry on the registration form in order to receive press information.

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University uses Nature's design principles to develop bioinspired materials and devices that will transform medicine and create a more sustainable world. Wyss researchers are developing innovative new engineering solutions for healthcare, energy, architecture, robotics, and manufacturing that are translated into commercial products and therapies through collaborations with clinical investigators, corporate alliances, and formation of new startups. The Wyss Institute creates transformative technological breakthroughs by engaging in high risk research, and crosses disciplinary and institutional barriers, working as an alliance that includes Harvard's Schools of Medicine, Engineering, Arts & Sciences and Design, and in partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston University, Tufts University, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, University of Zurich and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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