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MIT & Skoltech Conference on “Shaping the Future: Big Data, Biomedicine and Frontier Technologies”

In April, Skoltech and MIT held a landmark joint scientific conference “Shaping the Future: Big Data, Biomedicine and Frontier Technologies”, marking the the biggest joint event hosted by Skoltech in the history of the two universities’ cooperation. The two-day conference featured a packed program of presentations by representatives of MIT, Skoltech and other leading universities worldwide. Topics included multimodal brain mapping in the era of big data, and nucleic acid delivery systems for RNA therapy and in vivo genome editing. Here are the links to view more information about the conference and photos.

MIT Skoltech Seed Fund winners announced

The MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awards $1,200,000 in Seed Grant Funding to faculty across the Institute. In its first year, the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund has awarded grants to 13 projects for 1 year, to researchers from 9 MIT departments, representing 3 schools, and 1 program. The call for proposals by the MIT Skoltech Seed Fund welcomed submissions for innovative projects that have the potential to benefit the development of Skoltech or the mission of the Skolkovo Foundation. The first year MIT Skoltech Seed Fund awardees address a wide range of topics, fitting that scope. Read more about the projects.