Biomedical Signal Processing and Imaging
Clinical Decision Making
Computational Biophysics
Computational Genomics & Proteomics
Computational Neuroscience
Micro/Nanotechnology for Biology & Medicine
Quantitative Physiology
Sensory Communication
Synthetic Biology
Tissue Engineering

bioEECS News

"MIT zeroes in on Alzheimer's structures Work could lead to new drugs for the common disease" Collin Stultz, MIT News Office, August 21, 2008

"Hope on the horizon: Life Extension" Mehmet Fatih Yanik, MIT News Office, May 21, 2008.

"Live-animal nerve regeneration study gets a boost MIT team refines optical 'lab on a chip" Mehmet Fatih Yanik, MIT News Office, April 10, 2008.

"Laser beam 'fire hose' used to sort cells Could enable new kinds of biological research" Joel Voldman, MIT News Office, December 11, 2007.

"Remote-control nanoparticles deliver drugs directly into tumors" Sangeeta Bhatia, MIT News Office, November 20, 2007.

"MIT finds new hearing mechanism Discovery could lead to improved hearing aids" Dennis M. Freeman, MIT News Office, October 10, 2007.

bioEECS Events

MTL Workshop on Next-Generation Medical Electronic Systems

The MIT Microsystems Technology Laboratories Workshop on “Next Generation Medical Electronic Systems” is a forum for experts from academia, the semiconductor and medical device industry, the medical profession and DoD to exchange technical ideas, explore collaboration opportunities and define directions related to health care systems. The two day event will focus on a broad range of next generation medical systems including implantable electronics, wearable devices and portable systems.

Building 34, EG&G Education Center Grier Rooms A&B, 34-401, 50 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307. (Registration is closed).

Biomedical Imaging and Analysis 2008/2009 Seminar Series

This series focuses on problems that arise in mathematical modeling for biomedical image analysis and on interesting applications of imaging with the goal of better understanding of biological phenomena. Seminars usually take place on Fridays, in 32-D507. Contact: Polina Golland (

Bioinformatics Seminar Series 2008
The seminar is co-sponsored by the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the Theory of Computation group at the MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The seminar series focuses on highlighting areas of research in the field of Computational Biology. For more information on this series please see


bioEECS Resources


"Thoughts on the Biology / EECS Relationship
," Tom Knight

"MIT: The Bio Tech" MIT's Biomedical Engineering Quarterly
Relevant websites
Research Opportunities in Computer Science and Life Sciences

Analog VLSI and Biological Systems Group (Sarpeshkar)

Auditory Physiology Group(D. Freeman)
Biological Microtechnology and BioMEMS Group (Voldman)

BioPhotonics, BioScreening and NanoManipulation Group (Yanik)

Clinical Decision Making Group (Szolovits)
Computational Biology Group (Kellis)

Computational Biophysics Group (Stultz)

Computational Genomics Research Group (Gifford)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Group (Adalsteinsson)

Medical Vision Group (Golland, Grimson)

Micro/Nanofluidic BioMEMS Group (Han)

Retinal Implant Research Group (Wyatt)

Sensory Communication Group (Braida)




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