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Press releases / 12.15.16
"Perturb-seq" platform enables large-scale functional analysis of complex genetic interactions by combining CRISPR-based gene perturbation with single-cell RNA sequencing for high-throughput functional screening. Read more
Susanna Hamilton, Broad Communications
Press releases / 11.17.16
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today announced a $25 million collaboration with Intel Corporation to scale researchers’ ability to analyze massive amounts of genomic data from diverse sources worldwide. Through a five-year collaboration, researchers and software engineers at the new Intel-... Read more
Press releases / 11.10.16
IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today announced a research initiative aimed at discovering the basis of cancer drug resistance. The five year, $50 million project will study thousands of drug resistant tumors and draw on Watson’s computational and machine... Read more
<i>Image by Lauren Solomon, Broad Communications</i>
Press releases / 10.13.16
An ambitious global initiative to create a Human Cell Atlas - a description of every cell in the human body as a reference map to accelerate progress in biomedical science - is being discussed at an International meeting in London this week. Ultimately, the Human Cell Atlas would revolutionise how doctors and researchers understand, diagnose and treat disease. Read more
Image by Susanna Hamilton, Broad Communications
Press releases / 09.7.16
After screening a library of over 100,000 small molecules, researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have identified compounds that act on a novel target in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum . The study resulted in the publication of a paper (available online September 7 in... Read more