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From left to right: Samantha Singer, Clare Midgley, and Justine Levin-Allerhand. Photos by Maria Nemchuk, Broad Institute
An artist's depiction of the CRISPR system in action. Illustration by Stephen Dixon
Photo of Eric Lander (left) by Len Rubenstein; photo of Alan Fein (right) by Maria Nemchuk, Broad Institute
To study variation in immune response among people, scientists aretaking immune cells for a test drive by stimulating them in the lab and searching for variants that alter response to pathogensImage courtesy iStockphoto
The trillions of microbes in the gut are part of a delicate ecosystem. An imbalance within that ecosystem can lead to severe consequences, including illnesses such as Crohn’s disease. Image courtesy of Sigrid Knemeyer.